Special Programming

Classical KCME brings you special programming throughout the year. Please check back often for updates.

Peak Performances with Michael Campion

Sundays at 3pm
Recordings of Pikes Peak area musicians and ensembles

June
9 – Colorado Springs Philharmonic New World Symphony
16 – Glory Denied (Art Song Colorado, Opera Theatre of the Rockies, Chamber Orchestra of the Springs)
23 – National Repertory Orchestra
30 – TBD

July 
7 – EPIC Mozart

Opera

Saturdays at 11am

June 15 Colorado Music Hall of Fame presents Opera in the High Country

Join Robert Bruce for a special program celebrating the Colorado artists being inducted in the Colorado Music Hall of Fame this year. You’ll hear amazing stories and fabulous performances by soprano Cynthia Lawrence and bass-baritone Keith Miller, and excerpts from an interview with Central City Opera CEO Scott Finlay.

WFMT Summer Opera Series
June 22 – Rossini: William Tell
June 29 – Strauss: Die Frau ohne Schatten
July 6 – Purcell: The Fairy Queen
July 13 – Mozart: Don Giovanni

The Colorado Springs Philharmonic: Star Spangled Symphony

The Fourth of July concert will be broadcast on KCME at 9pm.

Classics for Kids with Michael Campion

Sundays at 6pm

 

Classics for Kids is designed to introduce children to classical music. According to the Classics for Kids creators, “Music not only has the power to stimulate the mind, enrich the heart and soothe the soul; it can help children to think more creatively, develop craftsmanship and discipline and learn the value of excellence.”

More information, music, resources, and games can be found on the Classics for Kids website.

Youth Spotlight

Featuring Youth Artists of the Pikes Peak Region.

Broadcast the third Sunday of each month at 6:30pm, with repeats Wednesday at 7am, and Friday at 5pm.. Also repeated the next week Monday at 1pm, Thursday at 7pm, and Saturday at 10am.

Classical KCME is proud to spotlight local youth artists of the community each month. Thanks to these young artists, for coming into the station for these special broadcasts! Listen to the interviews here.

The Score with Edmund Stone

Saturdays at 9am
Music from the movies 

June
8 – June Bugs
15 – Dig It! Archeology in Movies
22  – A Conversation with David Newman
29  – American Fireworks

July
6 –  Juggernaut Part One
13 –  Juggernaut Part Two
20 –  Your Ticket to Summer Fun
27  –  Summer Blockbusters 2024

Performance Spotlight

Broadcast weekdays at 10am with a repeat at 4pm.

Performance spotlight is a 3 minute interview with local organizations chatting about anything and everything in the performing arts world. Listen to the interviews here.

Nationally Syndicated Broadcasts

KCME proudly broadcasts various nationally syndicated programs, for more information and to listen to past programs, click the program names below.

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