Programs A-Z

  • A Way With Words is a lively and informative discussion and Q&A program about language.

  • All Songs Considered is NPR's guide to discovering new music below the radar. Every week, host Bob Boilen and producer Robin Hilton go through hundreds of new CDs...

  • All The Traditions is VPR's folk and world music show. Host, Robert Resnik loves musical "show and tell," and particularly loves to showcase the many talented musicians who live in the VPR listening area. You can also count on All...

  • In-depth reporting has transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Every weekday on All Things Considered, you'll hear breaking news mixed...

  • Each week, Charlie Nardozzi joins VPR’s Weekend Edition host Mary Engisch for a conversation about gardening, and to answer your questions about what you're seeing in the natural world.<...

  • Every week, Alt.Latino introduces listeners to new alternative Latin music, including diverse genres such as cumbia, Mexican garage rock, Panamanian rap, heavy...

  • American Routes is a two-hour weekly excursion into American music, spanning eras and genres—roots rock and soul, blues and country, jazz, gospel and beyond.

  • Highlights from the Sony Award winning global news and current affairs program from the BBC.

  • Assorted news and programs from the BBC.

  • Listen and learn about the intriguing ways of birds with BirdNote, a weeky feature airing mornings on VPR.  From New England to the tropics, migration patterns to mating rituals, BirdNote brings you into the...

  • What if you could decide what stories Vermont Public Radio should be covering, before they're even assigned?

    That's the idea behind Brave Little State, a podcast where you ask the questions, you decide what...

  • But Why is a show led by you, kids! You ask the questions and we find the answers. It’s a big interesting world out there. On But Why, we tackle topics large and small, about nature, words, even the end of the world.

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  • The CSO Radio Broadcast Series features live concert performances by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, recorded at Symphony Center, alongside selections from the orchestra’s...

  • Classical 24 is one of VPR Classical's many partners in the music community. You'll hear programs hosted by our friends at Classical 24 at various times during the week, especially overnight, weekends and when one of the VPR hosts is away.

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  • VPR Classical’s morning classical host, Helen Lyons, is a Williston native. She holds a BA in Music from Wellesley College and Artist Diplomas from the Royal Academy of Music in London, and College-Conservatory of Music at the University of...

  • As a composer, James Stewart is interested in many different genres of music; writing for rock bands, symphony orchestras and everything in between. James received a Bachelor of Science in Music with an emphasis in Composition from Toccoa Falls...

  • Veteran host Walter Parker presents the best in classical music, from familiar favorites to little-known gems. Regular live performances from VPR Studios add spice to the repertoire.

    Browse Walter's playlists below. For playlists from...

  • Early Music Now with Sara Schneider is a one-hour program showcasing music from the Middle Ages, Renaissance and early Baroque: from sonorous medieval chant and...

  • Bill McGlaughlin's in-depth knowledge of and deep passion for classical music, along with his enthusiasm, imagination, and spontaneity, guide you through a new musical theme each week on Exploring...

  • The night sky is endlessly fascinating, whether you consider it a giant connect-the-dots game or a path to better understanding our universe. VPR helps you learn more about the night sky with

  • The Eye On The Sky provides region-wide, detailed weather information complemented by science, history, astronomy, and lore. Special features focus on farm and garden...

  • Fiesta is a weekly classical music program from WFMT devoted to Latin American and Iberian music from the 16th to 21st century, and brings artistically...

  • Fresh Air opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics.

  • Listen to Fresh Air Weekend for highlights of some of the best interviews and reviews from the weekday program,

  • Trumpeter, percussionist, composer, arranger and educator Ray Vega hosts three hours of jazz. For Ray, jazz "is a celebration of life!"

    Listen to Friday Night Jazz on VPR.

  • From the Top showcases the nation's most outstanding young classical musicians. Each week, pre-collegiate musicians' stunning individual performances are combined with lively interviews,...

  • From the transcendent sounds of Anonymous 4 and the sublime realm of Chant to the passion of an Italian Baroque violin sonata, the world of Early Music is drawing new listeners in unprecedented numbers.

  • A mix of ambient, electronic, world, new age, classical and experimental music, Hearts Of Space is recognized as the original, most widely heard, premiere showcase for "contemplative music, broadly...

  • Stay up-to-date with the news between Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Here & Now combines the best in news journalism with intelligent, broad-ranging conversation to...

  • Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, shape our choices and direct our relationships.

  • A non-partisan, non-profit organization, Intelligence Squared U.S. was founded in 2006 to address a fundamental problem in America: the extreme polarization of our nation and our politics....

  • It's Been A Minute is another way of saying 'let's catch up.' Host Sam Sanders does just that every Saturday. It's a conversation not just about what happened during the week, but how it felt.

  • Latino USA is a weekly one-hour program that for 25 years has provided a platform for Latino voices and perspectives in the radio news landscape.

    Hosted by the award-winning journalist,...

  • Live From The Fort is VPR's live performance series, and Vermont's source for local music discovery. The series celebrates local artists and features live performances by artists of all genres, on video, audio, broadcast or on-demand.<...

  • In-depth focus on the latest business news both nationally and internationally, the global economy, and wider events linked to the financial markets. The only national daily business news program originating from the West Coast,

  • Get up to speed on the daily news first thing in the morning with the Marketplace Morning Report. Hosted by David Brancaccio, Marketplace Morning Report keeps you...

  • Milk Street Radio goes anywhere and everywhere to ask questions about the lives and cultures of the people who grow, produce and create the food we eat.

  • Sports can be fun, thrilling, and heartbreaking... local, national or global. Morning Edition Host Mitch Wertlieb loves talking sports, and has been known to express an almost imperceptible preference...

  • Every weekday for more than 40 years, NPR's Morning Edition has taken listeners around the country and the world with multi-faceted stories and commentaries that inform...

  • Host Joel Najman weaves musicology, anthropology, sociology, and even psychology among the music of the '50s and '60s, creating a snapshot of life at that time. With My Place, you enjoy the music as well as the story behind the song.<...

  • The two-hour radio program, which is broadcast and syndicated nationally 52 weeks a year by the WFMT Radio Network. It includes interviews with Philharmonic musicians, guest artists, and conductors.

    Interspersed throughout the year are...

  • NEXT is a weekly radio show and podcast produced at WNPR in Hartford, Connecticut.

    Our laboratory is all of New England - one of America's oldest places - at a time of change.

    The...

  • On Being examines the big questions at the center of human life, from the boldest new science of the human brain to the most ancient traditions of the human spirit.

  • Go behind the headlines: From the economy and healthcare to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point talks with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for...

  • For one hour a week, On The Media tries to lift the veil from the process of "making media," especially news media, because it's through that lens that we see the world and the world sees us.

  • The Vermont Center for Ecostudies and VPR unite the sounds and science of nature in this monthly feature. The program is hosted by biologists Kent McFarland and Sara Zahendra, who share their knowledge, expertise and enthusiasm for wildlife...

  • The pipe organ is the exclusive focus of this weekly program. Each week, host Michael Barone shares selected organ works and performances, and in doing so, encourages listeners to engage both their ears and imaginations to gain greater...

  • This program marries two popular podcasts. Planet Money explains the economy with playful storytelling and deep dive, roll up your sleeves journalism. How I Built This introduces us to entrepreneurs and idealists who tell us...

  • Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.

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