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Enjoy 24 hours a day of music that has endured through the ages on WRKF Classical 89.3 HD2.

WRKF Classical is available exclusively on HD Radio, online, and on your smart speaker. Tune your HD Radio to 89.3 HD2— a digital sub-channel available on your HD Radio in the greater Baton Rouge area. To stream the channel at wrkf.org on your computer, click the "All Streams" button at the top of the page and select WRKF Classical. On your mobile device, click the waveform icon at the right of the green playback bar on the bottom of your screen, then select WRKF Classical. On the WRKF App, tap "Classical" near the top of the screen. Ask your smart speaker to play "WRKF HD2."

Classical Playlists
Check below to search playlist information to learn more about the music you hear on WRKF Classical.

Find the WRKF Classical schedule here.

Metropolitan Opera Broadcasts
Tune in Saturdays at noon beginning December 4th for the 2021-2022 Saturday matinee radio broadcast season of the Metropolitan Opera on WRKF Classical. Find a full schedule for this year's Met broadcast season below.

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2021-22 Saturday Matinee Broadcast Season
All broadcasts at 12 noon central time **except as otherwise noted.

  • December 4, 2021: Aucoin’s Eurydice
    Network Broadcast Premiere
  • December 11: Puccini’s Tosca
  • December 18: Mozart’s The Magic Flute
    Abridged English-language version
  • December 25: Aida at the Met
    Highlights from great Met broadcasts of Verdi’s Aida in celebration of the 90th anniversary of Met broadcasts and the 150th anniversary of Aida
  • January 1, 2022: Massenet’s Cinderella
    Abridged English-language version
  • January 8: Blanchard’s Fire Shut Up in my Bones
    Network Broadcast Premiere
  • January 15: Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro
  • January 22: Puccini’s La Bohème
  • January 29: Verdi’s Rigoletto
  • February 5: The Met’s First Decade on the Air
    Highlights from historic Met broadcasts
  • February 12: Verdi’s Requiem
  • February 19: Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov
  • February 26: Celebrating Black History Month: Groundbreaking Artists on the Air
    Broadcast highlights from some of the Met's most revered African American stars
  • March 5: Listeners’ Choice: Great Met Broadcasts (Opera TBA)
  • March 12: R. Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos
  • March 19** at 11am CDT: Handel’s Rodelinda
  • March 26** at 11am CDT: Verdi’s Don Carlos
    Network Broadcast Premiere of French-language version
  • April 2: Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin
  • April 9: Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro
  • April 16: R. Strauss’s Elektra
  • April 23: The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
  • April 30: Puccini’s Madama Butterfly
  • May 7: Puccini’s Turandot
  • May 14** at 11am CDT: Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
  • May 21: Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor
  • May 28: Glass’s Akhnaten
  • June 4: Dean’s Hamlet
    Network Broadcast Premiere
  • June 11: Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress

More information on Saturday matinee broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera here.

Weekly Schedule
We welcome you to view the WRKF Classical weekly schedule below.