Afternoon Classics

Weekdays from 2 to 4 p.m. on WBAA Classical on 101.3 FM
  • Hosted by Greg Kostraba

Each weekday, WBAA Content Director Greg Kostraba presents a wide variety of classical music from the 16th through the 21st centuries, including complete symphonies and concertos, string quartets, solo piano music, and a whole lot more!

John Clare

This Saturday the Lafayette Symphony presents Rock Stars including the winners of the annual Keller Competition. WBAA's John Clare spoke with Lily Kostraba, Song Kim, and Julia Kostraba about the concert and music.


Purdue Bands

Purdue Bands and Orchestras are performing four showcase concerts this weekend! Concerts begin Friday night and continue through Sunday at Elliott Hall of Music. WBAA's John Clare spoke with conductor Jonathan Sweet about the concerts.


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This Saturday is "Love Songs" with the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra, featuring romantic favorites including everything from Wagner to Whitney Houston. WBAA's John Clare spoke to maestro Nick Palmer about the program.


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Tuesday, March 26th on WBAA Classical 101.3FM at 1pm join us for the Indianapolis String Quartet live on air! Hear an exclusive preview of the Tippecanoe Chamber Music Society season finale with music by Haydn, Robert Paterson, and Grieg!

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The latest from Cliff Eidelman isn't a film score but a vibrant recording of two concert works: Symphony For Orchestra And Two Pianos and Night In The Gallery. WBAA Music Director John Clare spoke to Eidelman about his inspirations, titles, and what's ahead for the Southern Californian.

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WBAA's John Clare recently spoke with Margot Marlatt, cellist and Artistic Director of the Tippecanoe Chamber Music Society, and soprano Carol Lechter about the next performance, Basically Bach, Sunday, March 3rd at 4:00pm at Holy Trinity Luthern Church in Lafayette.

Purdue Bands & Orchestras

The next Purdue Orchestras concerts take place this weekend. WBAA's John Clare spoke with Adam Bodony, Director of Orchestras and Assistant Professor of Music about the concerts Friday and Saturday night.

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The Wabash Valley Youth Symphony present their next concert Sunday, February 10th at 7 pm at the Long Center for the Arts in Lafayette. The program includes Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 2 "Little Russian",  Rossini's La gazza ladra Overture, and Strauss's Horn Concerto No. 1 - featuring soloist Addie Tribbett. WBAA's John Clare spoke with Tribbett and conductor Wilbur Lin about the concert.


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Poetry from Neruda, music by Gershwin, and sweet treats are all a part of Valentine's Afternoon Delight with the Lafayette Chamber Singer's next concert, Sunday February 10th at 3pm. Clayton Lein spoke with Greg Kostraba about the performance at Duncan Hall.

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We are all saddened by the death of Tyler Trent. The Carmel native left Purdue early last year to enter hospice care. He battled osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer, since he was in high school. After camping out in front of Ross-Ade Stadium during the 2017 football season, Trent's story has become a source of inspiration worldwide.

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