DPR Programming Notes

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.

Saturday, May 12th at 3PM on WSCL 89.5 FM

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The 2017-2018 season of Saturday matinee broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera comes to a close this weekend with Gounod's Romeo et Juliette. Tune in this Saturday, May 5th,  at 1PM on WSCL, 89.5.

On April 3rd Delmarva Public Radio is participating in Salisbury University’s Giving day! All designations to DPR will be matched up to $100!

DPR will be using the money raised to help us get a student intern at the station!

Join us this Friday  March 30th at Noon for a performance by Apollo's Fire of George Fredric Handel's oratorio "Israel in Egypt".  From plagues and pyramids to the crossing of the Red Sea, this gripping story comes to life with reverence and triumph.

Join us April 5th at 7PM for the return of the Cleveland Orchestra led by Franz Welser Most . 2018 marks the Cleveland Orchestra's Centennial Season and their 53rd season of radio broadcasts.

On Saturday, March 31st at noon, The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival returns  for another year. You'll hear old favourites as well as works by living composers commissioned for the festival.

What better than one Classical Music CD? How about three classical music CD's. Each group of three will include one CD from an artist or featuring a composer you will be sure to enjoy, one you should enjoy and one to challenge you.  Available as a thank you gift for a $75 donation. 

Selections will vary.

Business, politics, legislation, craft beer, and art...all in one convenient package. Can't beat that! DPR is covering the roundtable discussion on pending legislation in the Maryland legislature which could have an impact on Eastern Shore economics and tourism. No matter what your involvement, we encourage you to attend and be part of the discussion and debate...followed by (of all things) a craft beer tasting event!


Feed your garden, your body, your mind and your soul with WSDL 90.7 and our Sunday programming.

AT 6AM, listen to Living On Earth. Steve Curwood brings you stories about your changing ecology and what can be done about it.

You Bet Your Garden with Mike McGrath moves to 7AM. Join Mike as he slays slugs, defeats deer, whacks weeds, mispronounces Latin words and saves plants across the nation every week.

Here comes Saturday. Congratulations, you made it through another work week! whether you have time to take care of things around the house, relax, or have some errands to run,  take WSDL 90.7 with you.

The day begins at 6AM with a new offering from WHYY- The Pulse with Maiken Scott. The Pulse is a show for curious people who ask: "Yeah, why is that?"

Folk Alley joins Delmarva Public Radio’s (DPR’s) programming lineup on WSDL 90.7 FM in early February.

The show airs 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday on WSDL 90.7 FM.

Produced by WKSU in Kent, OH, the program features acoustically-based music in the genres of contemporary and traditional folk, Americana, Celtic and roots music. Listeners will hear new releases, classics, and exclusive Folk Alley in-studio and live concert recordings.

Begins Feb.11, 2018

Do you love music played by real people? Are you looking for an alternative to the world's electronic noise? Then join us Sundays on WSDL, 90.7 for an evening you'll be sure to enjoy. 

At 4PM, we bring you NPR's venerable Thistle & Shamrock. Host Fiona Ritchie explores the Celtic musical traditions of Europe and North America.

Airs Monday, January 1, 2018, at 11 a.m. on WSCL, 89.5 FM

The Vienna Philharmonic presents its ever popular annual New Year's Day concert from the Golden Hall of the Musikverein in Vienna. You'll hear your favorite waltzes, polkas and more -- a festive way to start off the New Year. Presented by NPR Music.

Happy Holidays from Delmarva Public Radio! We have plenty of special programs to help you celebrate the season.

Christmas Eve

10AM A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

Jonathan Tichler/Metropolitan Opera

Saturday, December 2nd at 1PM on WSCL, 89.5

The 2017-18 Metropolitan Opera season of live Saturday matinee radio broadcasts opens on December 2 with Verdi’s Requiem.

Want to learn more about this performance before this Saturday? Click here

Full information all all Toll Brothers Saturday Matinee Metropolitan Opera broadcasts.

Podcasts...for Kids?

Nov 28, 2017

Chances are, your children are spending too much time looking at smartphones  these days. Why not give them something...smart to listen to?  Here are a few family friendly podcasts your children will love (and you won't mind hearing, either).

Wow in the World is a podcast and a new way for families to connect, look up and discover the wonders in the world around them.

Today is the National Day of Giving, or Giving Tuesday. The date, which was established in 2012, falls on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.

This year, Delmarva Public Radio is joining forces with the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) on an all-local online giving campaign called, “THE SHORE GIVES MORE”.

The campaign is an opportunity to localize your Giving Tuesday donation by gathering all of your favorite Delmarva nonprofit organizations on one online giving platform, www.shoregivesmore.org.

Music to keep you company while the turkey cooks...

Thanksgiving with Cantus at 11AM on WSCL 89.5 FM

Join Alison Young and premier men's vocal ensemble Cantus for a conversation about Thanksgiving music and food, and sitting down with those we love and to celebrate the blessings in our lives.

Giving Thanks with John Birge - Noon-2PM on WSCL 89.5 FM

A few changes to our lineup begin this weekend.

Vintage Country with Tom Pittman moves to Saturday Nights at 8PM following Mountain Stage on WSDL, 90.7 FM.

Selected Shorts Moves to Sunday evenings at 10PM on WSCL, 89.5 FM.

Join us this Thursday, June, 26th  at 7PM for the DPR debut of the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra. As Asia’s oldest orchestra, the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra brought Western classical music to China. Today, it remains a world-class orchestra which attracts internationally renowned artists while it still retains its Chinese essence: the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra is a beacon of culture and arts for the city of Shanghai.


Broadcast Schedule — Winter 2017

Delmarva Public Radio accepted  7 awards from the Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcasters Association during the Annual CAPBA Awards Banquet.

Outstanding Spot News Reporting - “Donald Trump on the Eastern Shore” – Don Rush

Outstanding Use of Sound – “Beat the Heat” - Don Rush