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Classical 101 – By Request

Christopher Purdy hosts a new show Classical 101 By Request every Friday.
September 6, 2012

Long time classical host Christopher Purdy tells us his new show now airing every Friday at 1pm on Classical 101 is going gangbusters.  His shows content is up to you!  Christopher will play two hours of music requested by Classical 101 listeners. All you have to do is fill out the form on our website [...]

Columbus Symphony Returns to Classical 101 “LIVE”

Jean-Marie Zeitouni
21, 2011

Get ready for a new season of live performances with the CSO hosted by Classical 101′s Christopher Purdy.  The Columbus Symphony broadcast conducted by Jean-Marie Zeitouni will be this Saturday October 22 at 8 p.m. from the Southern Theatre! Tell your friends and tune in to 101.1 FM – Classical 101 or attend at the [...]

Founders’ Day is a Success!

8, 2011

We had an ambitious goal last Friday — to raise $101,000 in a one day pledge drive to support the programming for the new 101.1 FM – Classical 101 station. It was a day of celebration that Columbus has an all-classical radio station, shared with our FM stations in Mansfield, Marion, Coshocton and Portsmouth. We [...]

89.7 FM – Your New All Day NPR News Station!

5, 2011

We had one historic occasion on December 15th with the sign-on of Classical 101 and now we have another tomorrow, January 6th, as we provide the first all day NPR/Local News station on FM in Columbus history. 89.7 FM will provide our all news service with simulcast, for the time being, on WOSU AM 820. [...]

Listen to Classical 101 via HD Radio – Awesome!

28, 2010

For the best radio broadcast quality, you might consider upgrading to a HD Radio. Our listeners have consistently given rave reviews about the quality of our digital broadcast signal on 89.7 FM. If you have an HD Radio and go to 89.7 FM, you will find it identified as 89.7-1. That means it is channel [...]

Classical 101 Premieres

15, 2010

clssical101introshort Some hardy souls braved the 7 degree weather this morning to witness history as WOSU premiered Classical 101! Listen above to the first few minutes of our first broadcast, which starts with a special message from President Gordon Gee of The Ohio State University followed by an intro by our morning classical host Boyce [...]

Classical 101 begins broadcasting tomorrow!

14, 2010

We are pleased to confirm that WOSU will begin providing a new all-classical music radio service with the premiere of Classical 101 at 101.1 FM in Columbus tomorrow morning. We’ll be on the air at 6 am with a special welcome from Ohio State President Gordon Gee followed by local Classical Host Boyce Lancaster with [...]