Programs A-Z

  • A Way With Words is a lively and informative discussion and Q&A program about language.

  • All The Traditions is VPR's folk and world music show. Host, Robert Resnik loves musical "show and tell," and particularly loves to showcase the many talented musicians who live in the VPR listening area. You can also count on All...

  • In-depth reporting has transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Every weekday on All Things Considered, you'll hear breaking news mixed...

  • American Routes is a two-hour weekly excursion into American music, spanning eras and genres—roots rock and soul, blues and country, jazz, gospel and beyond.

  • Highlights from the Sony Award winning global news and current affairs program from the BBC.

  • Assorted news and programs from the BBC.

  • World Update provides a comprehensive briefing on the stories that are making the news.

  • Imagine the Marx Brothers answering questions about automobiles. Picture Monty Python trying to imitate car noises. Think of A.J. Foyt telling someone how to open the car hood. Mix it all up, throw in a little Dr. Ruth and a little Smothers...

  • Listen and learn about the intriguing ways of birds with BirdNote, a weeky feature airing mornings on VPR.  From New England to the tropics, migration patterns to mating rituals, BirdNote brings you into the...

  • The Boston Symphony Orchestra comes to VPR Classical Sunday afternoons on VPR Classical. You'll hear emerging and established guest conductors, extraordinary soloists and enduring repertoire.

    Founded in...

  • What if you could decide what stories Vermont Public Radio should be covering, before they're even assigned?

    That's the idea behind Brave Little State, a monthly podcast where you ask the questions, you decide what VPR...

  • The BSO At Tanglewood offers music lovers a spectacular variety of guests and programs that spotlight Tanglewood's rich tradition of presenting summertime concerts at their best since 1937.

    The BSO is at Tanglewood during the summer;...

  • But Why is a show led by you, kids! You ask the questions and we find the answers. It’s a big interesting world out there.

    On But Why, we tackle topics large and small, about nature, words, even the end of the world.

  • The CSO Radio Broadcast Series features live concert performances by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, recorded at Symphony Center, alongside selections from the orchestra’s...

  • Classical 24 is one of VPR Classical's many partners in the music community. You'll hear programs hosted by our friends at Classical 24 at various times during the week, especially overnight, weekends and when one of the VPR hosts is away.

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  • As a composer, James Stewart is interested in many different genres of music; writing for rock bands, symphony orchestras and everything in between.  James received a Bachelor of Science in Music with an emphasis in Composition from Toccoa...

  • Host Kari Anderson brings you the best in classical music every weekday from 7 a.m. - 10 a.m.  An experienced musician and Colchester native, Kari sets VPR Classical's morning to music with her eclectic tastes and passion for the genre.

  • Veteran host Walter Parker presents the best in classical music, from familiar favorites to little-known gems. Regular live performances from the VPR Performance Studio add spice to the repertoire.

    Browse Walter's playlists below. For...

  • In performances at home and around the globe, The Cleveland Orchestra remains one of the most sought after performing ensembles in the world and Northeast Ohio’s most visible international ambassador.

    In concerts at its winter home at...

  • More than 50 commentators provide perspective and opinion about current events, topics of interest, and often showcase the work of writers and storytellers. The VPR Commentary Series is produced by Betty Smith-Mastaler.

  • What is Dorothy's List?

    Dorothy’s List is VPR’s book club for kids! Each month we highlight a book nominated for the Dorothy Canfield...

  • Bill McGlaughlin's in-depth knowledge of and deep passion for classical music, along with his enthusiasm, imagination, and spontaneity, guide you through a new musical theme each week on Exploring...

  • The night sky is endlessly fascinating, whether you consider it a giant connect-the-dots game or a path to better understanding our universe. VPR helps you learn more about the night sky with

  • Visit the new Eye On The Sky website: it has a new design; it works across devices, from PCs to smartphones; the navigation is streamlined for easy access to...

  • Fresh Air opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics.

  • Listen to Fresh Air Weekend for highlights of some of the best interviews and reviews from the weekday program,

  • Trumpeter, percussionist, composer, arranger and educator Ray Vega hosts three hours of jazz. For Ray, jazz "is a celebration of life!"

    Listen to Friday Night Jazz on VPR. For jazz 24/7,

  • From the Top with host Christopher O'Riley showcases the nation's most outstanding young classical musicians. Each week, pre-collegiate musicians' stunning individual performances are...

  • From the transcendent sounds of Anonymous 4 and the sublime realm of Chant to the passion of an Italian Baroque violin sonata, the world of Early Music is drawing new listeners in unprecedented numbers.

  • A mix of ambient, electronic, world, new age, classical and experimental music, Hearts Of Space is recognized as the original, most widely heard, premiere showcase for "contemplative music, broadly...

  • Stay up-to-date with the news between Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Here & Now combines the best in news journalism with intelligent, broad-ranging conversation to form a fast-paced...

  • It's Been A Minute is another way of saying 'let's catch up.' Host Sam Sanders does just that every Saturday. It's a conversation not just about what happened during the week, but how it felt.

  • Jazz24 features the greatest jazz artists of all time, like Miles Davis, Billie Holiday and Dave Brubeck; as well as today’s top talents, like Wynton Marsalis, Diana Krall and Pat Metheny. You'll also find some surprises from time to time,...

  • Live From Here with Chris Thile is Saturday-night appointment listening. This variety show features a unique blend of musical performances, comedy and audience interaction. Acclaimed musician and songwriter Chris Thile welcomes a wide...

  • Live from the Fort is VPR's live performance series, and Vermont's source for local music discovery. The series celebrates local artists and features live performances by artists of all genres, on video, audio, broadcast or on-demand.

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  • In-depth focus on the latest business news both nationally and internationally, the global economy, and wider events linked to the financial markets. The only national daily business news program originating from the West Coast,

  • Technology is reshaping our world; Marketplace Tech Report explores how through a daily four minute program, podcast,

  • Milk Street Radio goes anywhere and everywhere to ask questions about the lives and cultures of the people who grow, produce and create the food we eat.

  • Sports can be fun, thrilling, and heartbreaking... local, national or global. I love talking sports, and I've been known to express an almost imperceptible preference for

  • Every weekday for over three decades, NPR's Morning Edition has taken listeners around the country and the world with multi-faceted stories and commentaries that inform...

  • Host Joel Najman weaves musicology, anthropology, sociology, and even psychology among the music of the '50s and '60s, creating a snapshot of life at that time. With My Place, you enjoy the music as well as the story behind the song.<...

  • The two-hour radio program, which is broadcast and syndicated nationally 52 weeks a year by the WFMT Radio Network, represents virtually the Orchestra’s entire 2014-15 season. It includes interviews with Philharmonic musicians, guest artists,...

  • NEXT is a weekly radio show and podcast hosted by John Dankosky, based at WNPR in Hartford, Connecticut.

    Our laboratory is all of New England -- one of America's oldest places -- at a time...

  • On Being examines the big questions at the center of human life, from the boldest new science of the human brain to the most ancient traditions of the human spirit.

  • Go behind the headlines: From the economy and healthcare to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point talks with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for...

  • For one hour a week, On The Media tries to lift the veil from the process of "making media," especially news media, because it's through that lens that we see the world and the world sees us.

  • Only A Game is a weekly one-hour radio sports magazine that appeals to sports fans and sports avoiders alike. On each program, hear about the significance of sports in our culture and the drama, comedy,...

  • The Vermont Center for Ecostudies and VPR unite the sounds and science of nature in this monthly feature. The program is hosted by biologists Kent McFarland and Sara Zahendra, who share their knowledge, expertise and enthusiasm for wildlife...

  • Efficiency experts would have loved Mozart. Some composers spend years, even decades, writing a single symphony. But in 1783, Mozart proved that it's possible to get the job done in just four days. We'll hear Mozart's weekend masterpiece, his...

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