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Weekly broadcasts of the New York Philharmonic returned to WSKG Radio in March. Every Thursday night at 9 hear another concert by the NY Philharmonic.

Broadcasts are available on the Philharmonic's website for two weeks following the original uplink.  Emmy and Golden-Globe Award-winning actor Alec Baldwin hosts.

Listen now to recent performances here.

Economic Legacies in Upstate New York

WSKG News explores stories of poverty in Upstate New York, examining how decades of changes in the region's economy have affected the neighborhoods, villages and people of our region.

Stories will be broadcast at 6:30 and 7:30 am during Morning Edition.

Hear the stories.


WSKG's Classical music host , Bill Snyder, interviews many artists in New York and Pennsylvania about their upcoming shows and exhibits during his program from 9am to 1pm. WSKG's Sarah Gager and Sam Goodyear are also contributors.

Check out the interviews here!

The TED Radio Hour
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Every species plays a crucial role in our natural world. But when humans tinker with the equation, a chain reaction can cause entire ecosystems to break down. In this hour, TED speakers explain how everything is connected in nature, with some bold ideas about how we can restore the delicate balance and bring disappearing ecosystems back. Hear it HERE.

The Next Really Big Question
Tue, 02/11/2014 - 1:00pm
Tue, 02/11/2014 - 7:00pm
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This program ponders the “why” behind humans’ drive to pair up. Why do human beings feel romantic love? What happens to the brains of people who are in love? How can scientifically studying love help us navigate our relationships? A fascinating cast of characters tackles these questions head-on.

Check out the program website and find "rational-valentines" to send Here.

Metropolitan Opera
Sat, 02/08/2014 - 1:00pm
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Dvořák’s lyrical fairy tale Rusalka, starring Renée Fleming in one of her signature roles. Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the cast that also includes Piotr Beczala as the Prince, Dolora Zajick as the witch Ježibaba, Emily Magee in her network broadcast debut as the Foreign Princess, and John Relyea as Rusalka’s father, the Water Gnome.

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 1:00pm
Tue, 02/04/2014 - 7:00pm
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This  special examines the relevance and meaning of civil rights in the 21st century and the relationship between the Civil Rights Movement and the efforts of women, other people of color, and the LGBT community to expand our traditional definitions of equality.

Tri Cities Opera : Operalogue
Tue, 02/04/2014 - 9:00pm
Tri Cities Opera

SEE The operalogue in person:

Saturday, February 1, 2014
Tri-Cities Opera Center
315 Clinton Street
Binghamton, NY 13905

Join Maestro Elaine Rinaldi as she unravels the twists and turns of the story and the seductive music of Mozart's Don Giovanni! Enjoy an up-close and personal preview of the show as cast members perform excerpts and answer questions about themselves and their upcoming roles.


Hear a broadcast of the Operalogue on WSKG Radio Tuesday night at 9.

The Binghamton Philharmonic
Mon, 02/03/2014 - 9:00pm

Recorded January 25,2014. Featuring Sabrina Vivian on violin, this concert will showcase Piazzolla's Tangazo, Bruch's Scottish Fantasy, op. 46 and Dvorak's Symphony no. 7 D minor, op. 70.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 9:00pm
Pete Souza

President Obama delivers his State of the Union address.  NPR anticipates that income inequality, immigration and education will be among the key topics included in his speech.  At this time, the Republicans have not announced who will provide the response.  We may not have details until Monday.

NPR's Robert Siegel will host. He'll be joined in the studio by White House Correspondent Tamara Keith, National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson and Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving.  We will also have analysis of the speeches from Ramesh Ponnuru, Senior Editor of National Review magazine and EJ Dionne, columnist at the Washington Post as well as NPR reporters.

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