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FM in the Morning

FM in the Morning features a wide variety of classical music, along with NPR newscasts, AP headlines, weather, and features like the NCPR Community Calendar, The Writers Almanac and Natural Selections.

About the Host

Barb Heller
Host Guy Berard

Host Barb Heller says, "However you enjoy your Sunday mornings I hope you'll invite me to join you by tuning in to FM in the Morning. News, weather, sports, great classical music—just add hot coffee and a window seat."

FM in the Morning
with Barb Heller

FM in the Morning with Barb Heller
airs Sundays from 7-9 am.

FM in the Morning (latest edition)

The best variety of classical music each week. Here's your place to listen to the latest edition of FM in the Morning, hosted by Barb Heller, anytime you want. The program is the lead segment of this stream. This archive will only be available until next week's show is posted. (Updates Sunday at noon)  Go to full article
Classical Music
To mark the apparent end of the Metropolitan Opera's labor crisis, try a nerdworthy quiz — and learn a few quirky things about America's largest performing arts organization.
 
While agreements with 10 more unions need to be reached by Tuesday night, the deal struck with two of the Met's major unions represents a major turning point in a bitter dispute.
 
The Pacifica Quartet explores the world of Soviet-era composer Dmitri Shostakovich. Watch the group play selections from his introspective cycle of string quartets.
 
The organist aims to rescue his instrument from its church-bound traditions. With his new album, which includes Bach and Bacharach alike, Carpenter could land a multitude of converts.
 
A long career began suddenly as she replaced the lead in <em>Madame Butterfly </em>mid-performance. A Metropolitan Opera stalwart, she sang the lead in <em>La traviata</em> there more than anyone before or since.
 

Program Playlists

Finding Music

You can find or special order any of the music heard on this program from local music stores, including:
Northern Music & Video, Potsdam: 315-265-8100
Strawberry Fields, Potsdam: 315-265-7700
Ampersound, Saranac Lake:
518-891-3114
Peacock Music, Plattsburgh:
518-561-0555