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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 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 beginning Saturday, December 10, for the 2022-2023 Saturday matinee radio broadcast season of the Metropolitan Opera on WRKF Classical.

2022-23 Saturday Matinee Broadcast Season
All broadcasts at 12 noon central time **except as otherwise noted.

  • December 10, 2022: Kevin Puts’ The Hours
    New Production/Met Premiere
  • December 17: Verdi’s Rigoletto
  • December 24 **11am: Mozart’s The Magic Flute
    Abridged English-language version
  • December 31: Met Debuts On The Air
    Highlights of artists making their Metropolitan Opera debuts during live broadcasts
  • January 7, 2023: Cherubini’s Medea
    New Production/Met Premiere
    Performance from October 22, 2022
  • January 14: Giordano’s Fedora
    New Production
  • January 21: Donizetti’s L'Elisir d'Amore
  • January 28: Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites
  • February 4: Verdi’s Macbeth
    Performance from February 3, 1973
  • February 11: Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana and Leoncavallo's Pagliacci
    Performance from February 7, 1970
    Commemorating the centenary of director Franco Zeffirelli.
  • February 18: Verdi’s Don Carlo
    Performance from fall 2022
  • February 25: Shostakovich’s Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk
    Performance from fall 2022
  • March 4: Listeners’ Choice: Great Met Broadcasts
    Donizetti’s La Favorita
    Performance from 1978
  • March 11: Verdi’s La Traviata
  • March 18 **11am: Wagner’s Lohengrin
    New Production
  • March 25 **11am: Bellini’s Norma
  • April 1: Verdi’s Falstaff
  • April 8: Puccini’s Tosca
  • April 15 **11am: Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier
  • April 22: Mozart’s Idomeneo
    Performance from fall 2022
  • April 29: Britten’s Peter Grimes
  • May 6: Puccini’s La Bohème
  • May 13: Verdi’s Aida
  • May 20: Mozart’s Don Giovanni
    New Production
  • May 27: Terence Blanchard’s Champion
    New Production/Met Premiere
  • June 3: Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte
    New Production
  • June 10: Wagner’s Der Fliegende Holländer

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

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