DPR Programming Notes

We are thrilled to be partnering with the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore on the Shore Gives More Giving Campaign. Shore Gives More brings the region together as one community, raising money and awareness for our local nonprofits during the 24-hour online giving challenge. We inspire people to give generously to nonprofits making our region stronger, creating a thriving community for all.

This Saturday, December 1st, marks the 88th year of live broadcasts from The Metropolitan Opera.

Arrigo Boito's Mefistofele begins this season, Saturday, December 1st at 1PM.

For more information about this and all of the operas broadcast this season, please click here.

Metropolitan Opera Saturday Matinee Broadcasts

This year, Veterans Day (Sunday, November 11th) marks the 1ooth Anniversary of the end of World War One. Delmarva Public Radio will be airing the following programming-

7AM (repteated at 10PM) With Heart & Voice

With Heart and Voice will mark the solemn observance of the centennial of the World War I Armistice, with sacred choral and organ music of remembrance.  Join Peter DuBois as we listen to powerful music for the occasion.

11AM  Music From the Trenches

The holiday season is fast approaching.  While you cook, clean and spend time with family and friends, keep your radio tuned to WSCL 89.5 for some relaxing and uplifting programming.

Chanukah (December 2nd-10)

Tuesday December 4th- Candles Burning Brightly

“Candles Burning Brightly” explores the meaning and traditions of Chanukah, including holiday foods and Sephardic and Ashkenazi music.

Thursday December 6th - A Chanukah Celebration

Sunday, November 11th at 11AM on WSCL 89.5 FM

Lynne Warfel hosts this hour-long special commemorating the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, the end of World War I. Listen to music from and about the historic period spanning WWI through the signing of the armistice from both sides of the Atlantic.

Halloween Night 8-Midnight

The Annual WSDL Halloween Spooktacular is back!

Tired of the same old Halloween tunes?

Monster Mashed out?

Need a hip soundtrack for your Halloween Party?

Tune into WSDL's  90.7 Retro Halloween Madness Spooktackular!  Do the Frug with Frankenstein! Shimmy with a Mummy! Groove with a Ghoul!

Join us tonight (and every Thursday)  at 5:44 for BeerNotes !

Beer Notes is a two-minute weekly radio show brought to you by Shore Craft Beer and Delmarva Public Radio on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, where World Class Beer meets World Class Beauty. We’re here to celebrate beer. Join us on Thursday evenings, where we’ll give you a brief lesson on where your favorite beers comes from, why they taste so good, how the craft beer lovers culture developed and more. It’s 5 o’clock somewhere!

Begins Saturday, September 15th on WSDL, 90.7 at 10AM

Take one word, add two teams, create three definitions and throw in a live audience. That’s Says You! – the last word in radio quiz shows since 1996. Join us for a warm and witty hour of recreational thinking. Five rounds mixing words, associations, pop-culture and live music - all at the expense of the English language. Curious listeners know our motto: It’s not important to know the answers…it’s important to like the answers. If you like Scrabble, crosswords, anagrams, and Jeopardy! — you’ll love Says You!

Delmarva Radio Theatre will air an original drama titled “Doreen” this coming Sunday night, September 9, at 8:00 pm ET on Delmarva Public Radio WSCL 89.5.

"The Piano Matters" will be heard at its regular time next week.

National Folk Festival

The National Folk Festival is coming to Salisbury, Maryland September 7-9th.

Delmarva Public Radio will be bringing you highlights from the festival on both WSCL 89.5 and WSDL 90.7 that weekend. You'll hear inverviews with the artists and performers as well as performances from the many stages.

Regular programming will be interrupted so we can bring you this special event. We will return to regular programming on Monday, September 10th.

Get ready for a world of new music and fun starting Monday, September 3rd on 90.7 FM, WSDL.

DPR aims to position itself as a distinct, sustainable, and forward-thinking public radio service, which is why we are transitioning WSDL toward an Adult Album Alternative (AAA) format. AAA is fast-growing format for public radio stations. WSDL will be the only public radio station employing that format on the Eastern Shore.

Salisbury University's Cultural Calendar week of August 27th, 2018

Join us  next  week for some special programming celebrating the life and legacy of Leonard Bernstein.

To begin, we have  a special week of "Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin" episodes, celebrating Leonard Bernstein's 100th birthday (August 25)

On the next Delmarva In Performance, a recording made right here on the Campus of Salisbury University of the Allegheny Trio performing works by Schuman, Schubert and Beethoven. Join us this Wednesday evening at 7 on WSCL 89.5 FM.

Wednesday Evening at 7 on WSCL, 89.5FM

In anticipation of the 2018 Chamber Music By the Sea Festival (August 14-19th), we bring you performances from the 2017 season with Violinist Elena Urioste and friends on the next Delmarva In Performance. Hear thrilling works by Dvorak, Suk and some American standards as well, plus a special interview with Elena Urioste.

Chamber Music By The Sea

Evan Monroe Chapman 2016

Our series of performances recorded at Coastal Concerts concludes with their exiciting "Wild Card" concert featuring So Percussion.  How does one describe So Percussion? You'll have to hear it to believe it.  This Wednesday at 7PM on WSCL 89.5 FM.

This week, we hear from an exciting mix of Latin, Spanish, Sephardic, Balkan, and classical sounds from Chicago- based Fandango! How much fun an a flute, viloin, guitar and cello have? Find out this wednesday evening at 7PM on WSCL 89.5 FM.

Martin Kubica

Join us this Wednesday evening at 7Pm for a performance from the magnificent Smetana Trio, one of Czechoslovakia's premire chamber music ensembles.  Shostakovich,  Mendelssohn and more, this week on Delmarva in Performance.

We hope you will join us for Delmarva Public Radio's Downtown Clean-Up! You are invited to "Clean-Up" Downtown Salisbury to help beautify our community in preparation for the National Folk Festival! Join us on August 25th from 8am to Noon. All are invited to enjoy light refreshments after the clean-up provided by Roadie Joe's Bar and Grill!

DPR now on Apple Music

Jul 9, 2018

If you have an Apple iPhone or an Apple HomePod, you now have another way to conveniently connect with Delmarva Public Radio.

Just say "Hey Siri, play the station WSCL". to listen to classical music programming on WSCL, 89.5 or say, "Hey Siri, play the station WSDL" to hear the folk and electic music programming on WSCL, 90.7.

Thursdays at 7PM on WSCL 89.5 FM


Broadcast Schedule — Summer 2018

PROGRAM #:          LAP 18-01

RELEASE:                            June 26, 2018

CONDUCTOR:          Gustavo Dudamel

SOLOISTS:                Martin Fröst, clarinet

Jessica Pratt, coloratura

Julia Bullock, soprano

Paul Appleby, tenor

Elliot Madore, baritone

Vanessa Briceño-Scherzer

Hear an exciting mix of Latin American, Classical and Romatic music on the next Delmarva In Performance featuring the Dali Quartet.  It may be July 4th, but we have the fireworks for you this Wednesday at 7 on WSCL 89.5 FM

Wednesday evening at 7PM on WSCL 89.5 FM.

This week on Delmarva In Performance, we continue our  series of concerts presented by Coastal Concerts with the Akropolis  Quintet .  This fun  and innovative group will bring you contemporary works and a setting of Gershwin's "An American In Paris".

Sunday, May 24th at 8PM on WSCL 89.5 FM

“Caesar's Tomb” written by Harold O. Wilson is adapted from a short story by the same name.

Wednesday evening at 7PM on WSCL 89.5 FM.

This week on Delmarva In Performance, we begin our exciting series of concerts presented by Coastal Concerts with the piano four-hands duet, ZoFo .  You'll hear works by Debussy and a piano transcription of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring.

Wednesday evening at 7PM on 89.5 WSCL

On the next Delmarva In Performance, we bring you two different performances. In the first hour, we'll listen to selections from Sheridan Seyfried's "Celtic to Classical" concert recorded at Epworth UMC. In the second hour, we'll hear Johanes Brahams "German Requiem" featuring the Salisbury and University Chorales recorded in Holloway Hall on the Campus of Salisbury University.

Wednesday evening at 7PM on 89.5 WSCL

Join us this Wednesday evening for the next edition of Delmarva in Performance. Our featured performer is concert organist Weston Jennings, who came to Christ Church Easton in September of 2017 as part of the Christ Church Easton Concert Series.  Fans of the pipe organ program, Pipedreams (Sunday evenings at 6PM) will not want to miss this one!

Delmarva In Performance Program Schedule, 2018

Delmarva in Performance airs Wednesday 7-9PM on WSCL 89.5 FM

Note: Performances are subject to change. Please visit www.delmarvapublicradio.net for full details

May 30th Chesapeake Chamber Music “Around the World”

June 6th Weston Jennings Organ Recital from Christ Church, Easton

June 13th Sheraton Seyfried “Celtic to Classical” concert from Epworth UMC, Rehoboth

Wednesday, May 30th  at 7 PM on WSCL 89.5 FM

The 2018 Season of the Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival  begins June 5th. 

For our first Delmarva In Performace of this year, we'll bring you highlights of a CCM concert, "Around the World,  from 2017.  Our featured performers are Violinist Chatherine Cho, cellist Marcy Rosen and pianist Robert McDonald.  Don Buxton, Chesapeake Chamber Music Director, we'll also be there to give us a preview of the 2018 Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival.

Delmarva Public Radio is pleased to announce the return of Delmarva in Performance, the locally produced program that brings the Delmarva stage to you. Our series returns May 30th at 7PM on WSCL 89.5 FM.

This year, we will hear concerts from the Coastal Concerts 2017-2018 season, the 2017 Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival, special cultural events presented by Salisbury University and much, much more.

Stay tuned for a complete schedule.