WNED-TV consistently ranks among the most-watched U.S. public television stations in prime time. Our popular line-up draws from PBS and various other sources, including the BBC and American Public Television. As a leading producer of single-topic documentaries, our national and regional broadcasts have been seen by millions of people across the continent, stimulating cultural and heritage tourism to the Buffalo/Niagara/Toronto region.
WNED-TV Full Schedule
National Productions Regional Productions WNED-TV Video
PBS Kids (launch site)
About ThinkBright & Well / WORLD
ThinkBright and Well/WORLD TV continues its commitment to quality health and wellness programming. Also in the mix are outstanding news and information shows as well as independent films with a global perspective.
WBFO-FM 88.7 has the largest radio newsroom staff in the Buffalo/Niagara region. In addition to extensive local and regional journalism, WBFO also features the best of public radio from NPR, PRI, the BBC and American Public Media.
View WBFO-FM HD1 Schedule
Classical 94.5 WNED is a robust full-time service that provides the best of our regional, national, and international classical music scene. Some of public radio’s most knowledgeable announcers curate programming from a music library boasting more than 32,000 CDs.
Go to Main Radio Page >>
Classical 94.5 WNED Schedule
Classical 94.5 WNED Team
Classics by Request
Donate, Join, Renew
Membership Levels Monthly Giving Matching Gifts Member Benefits Membership Help
Major Giving Clubs
Bequests & Planned Gifts
Other Ways to Give
Gift Memberships In Memoriam Stock Vehicle Donation
The WNED Foundation
Find out about the digital edition of WNED ǀ WBFO Magazine
Connecting Your Business with People Who Shape Western New York and Southern Ontario.
Foundations are an integral part of WNED|WBFO’s support.
Join the many volunteers who help make WNED come alive through station promotion, community outreach and fund-raising activities. It’s fun! It’s challenging! It’s creative!
Check out our Calendar for fundraising events!
Press Room Archives
Submit Community Billboard Event
Submit event for Fine Arts Report
Education & Outreach ThinkBright & Well began as ThinkBright Lifelong Learning. ThinkBright Lifelong Learning included a television channel and an online service that supported and enhanced the educational experiences of teachers, students, families, and adult learners throughout New York State. Go to Education & Outreach>>
WNED ǀ WBFO is a leading binational public broadcasting organization...
Go To Main About Us Page
For more than 50 years, viewers have turned to member-supported WNED as a powerful and trusted resource.
The support and dedication WNED has received from our Southern Ontario viewers has enabled the station to enrich countless lives through the quality and impact of public television. Read More.
WNED’s production facilities are available for professional and/or broadcast production use. Learn More.
WNED is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity. Read More.
Follow Us On Social Media
WNED|WBFO Annual Report
Board of Trustees and Meeting Schedule
View our listing of the cable and satellite systems that carry WNED.
WNED-TV | ThinkBright & Well/WORLD WBFO-FM 88.7Classical 94.5 WNED WNJA-FM 89.7 WUBJ-FM 88.1 WOLN-FM 91.3
Brahms, Mozart, Debussy - three of the greatest composers for the clarinet are on the program when BPO Principal John Fullam joins clarinetist Myra Engle, her sister, mezzo soprano Elisabeth Engle,and pianist John Mitton. It's Sunday, January 12th, at 3:00 pm, at St. Matthias Church, 374 Main Street in East Aurora.
The Metropolitan Opera, now in its 129th season, is a vibrant home for the most creative and talented artists, including singers, conductors, composers, orchestra musicians, stage directors, designers, visual artists, choreographers, and dancers from around the world. Known as the venue for the world’s greatest voices, the Met has been under the musical direction of James Levine since 1976. Maestro Levine is credited with having created one of opera’s finest orchestras and choruses.
Leclair: Violin Sonatas Book 2. Sonatas No. 1 in E minor, No. 2 in F, No. 3 in C, No. 4 in A, No. 5 in G, No. 8 in D (Adrian Butterfield, baroque violin; Jonathan Manson, viola de gamba; Laurence Cummings, harpsichord; Naxos CD 8. 572866).
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1 in G minor, Winter Daydreams; Symphony No. 2 in C minor, Little Russian (Seattle Symphony, Gerard Schwarz; Naxos CD 8.571225).
Haydn: Piano Concerto in D, Hob XVIII:11; Piano Concerto in F, Hob XVIII:3; Piano Concerto in G, Hob XVIII:4 (Marc-André Hamelin, piano; Les Violons du Roy, Bernard Labadie; Hyperion CD 67925).
Nielsen: Symphony No. 2, The Four Temperaments Symphony No. 3, Sinfonia Espansiva (Lucy Hall, sop; Marcus Farnsworth, bar; London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis; LSO Live SACD 0722).
Schumann: Violin Sonatas No. 1 in A minor; No. 2 in D minor; No. 3 in A minor (Christian Tetzlaff, violin; Lars Vogt, piano; Ondine CD 1205).
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E minor; Francesca da Rimini (Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela; Gustavo Dudamel; DG CD 477802).
Guardian Angel Rachel Podger, Baroque Violin. Music by Bach, Tartini, Matteis, Biber and Montanari (Rachel Podge, baroque violin;
Kurtag & Ligeti Music for Viola Kurtág: Signs, Games and Messages; Ligeti: Sonata for Viola solo (Kim Kashkashian, viola; ECM CD 2240).
Chopin: Etudes Op. 25 & Op. 10 (Jan Lisiecki, piano; DG CD B00190470).
Les Miserables 2010 Cast: with New Orchestrations by Stephen Metcalfe and Chris Jahnke; Musicby Claude-Michel Schonberg; Lyrics byHerbert Kretzmer; (First Night (Red) CD 99508).
Sondheim The Birthday Concert with Stephen Sondheim, Bernadette Peters, Elaine Stritch, Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin (The New York Philharmonic; Paul Gemignani IMAGE ENTERTAINMENT DVD).
A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum (1996 Broadway Revival Cast) by Stephen Sondheim (Nathan Lane and Mark Linn-Baker; Angel CD 52223).
Guys & Dolls (1992 Revival) by Frank Loesser (Nathan Lane & Faith Prince; RCA CD 61317).
Broadway in A Box Annie (Original Broadway Cast), Anything Goes (1987 Lincoln Center Theater Cast), Cabaret (Original Broadway Cast), Camelot (Original Broadway Cast), Carousel (1965 Music Theater of Lincoln Center Cast), Chicago (Original Broadway Cast), A Chorus Line (Original Broadway Cast), Company (Original Broadway Cast); Fiddler on the Roof (Original Broadway Cast), Guys and Dolls (1992 Broadway Cast); Gypsy (Original Broadway Cast), Hair (Original Broadway Cast), Hello, Dolly! (Original Broadway Cast), How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Original Broadway Cast); Into the Woods (Original Broadway Cast), The King & I (1964 Music Theater of Lincoln Center Cast); Man of La Mancha (2002 Broadway Cast), My Fair Lady (Original Broadway Cast), Oklahoma! (1979 Broadway Cast), Oliver! (Original Broadway Cast), Show Boat (1966 Music Theater of Lincoln Center Cast), The Sound of Music (Original Broadway Cast), South Pacific (Original Broadway Cast), Sweeney Todd (Highlights) (Original Broadway Cast), West Side Story (Original Broadway Cast) (Sony 25 CDs 41695).
Mame by Jerry Herman (Angela Lansbury and Beatrice Arthur; Studio Orchestra, Donald Pippin; Sony CD 61739).
1776 The New Broadway Cast Recording (1997) by Sherman Edwards (Brent Spiner and Pat Hingle; Tvt CD 8150).
Jonas Kaufman The Verdi Album Arias and scenes from Rigoletto, Aida, Un ballo in maschera, Il Trovatore, Luisa Miller, Simon Boccanegra, Don Carlo, La forza del destino, I masnadieri and Otello (Jonas Kaufmann, ten; Parma Opera Orchestra and Chorus, Pier Giorgio Morandi; Sony CD 549204).
Haydn Complete Symphonies Vol 21 Haydn: L’incontro improvviso Overture; Symphony No. 99 in E-flat; No. 100 in G, Military (Heidelberg Symphony, Thomas Fey; Hännsler CD 98.014).
The Piano Guys A Thousand Years Pastiches of music old and new vaguely familiar and hopelessly re-realized (Jon Schmidt, piano; Steven Sharp Nelson, cello; Al vander Beek, Ted Stewart & Paul Anderson ensemble & percussion; Sony CD 47676).
Sgambati: Symphony No. 1 in D minor, Op. 16; Cola di Rienzo Overture (Orchestra Sinfonica de Roma, Francesco La Vecchia; Naxos CD 8.573007).
R. Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra; Till Eulenspiegels Lustige Streiche; Don Juan (Berlin Philharmonic, Gustavo Dudamel; DG CD B0018913).
Prokofiev 3 Bartok 2 Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C. Bartok: Piano Concerto No. 2 (Lang Lang, piano; Berlin Philharmonic, Simon Rattle; Sony CD 73225).
Laura Dean Johnson
J. S. Bach: Flute and Keyboard Sonatas in G minor, BWV 1020; in B minor, BWV 1030; in E-flat, BWV 1031; in C, BWV 1033; in E minor, BWV 1034; in E, BWV 1035 Andrea Oliva, flute; Angela Hewitt, piano; Hyperion CD 67897).
Daniel Hope Spheres Music by Bach, von Westerhoff, Einaudi, Glass, Fauré, Auerbach, Pärt, Prokofiev, Baranowski, Igudesman, Jankins, Nyman, Gundemann, Kats-Chermin and Richter (Daniel Hope, violin and friends; DG CD B00179990).
Emerson String Quartet Journeys Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence. Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht. (Emerson String Quartet, Paul Neubauer, viola; Colin Carr, cello; Sony CD 547060).
Violin Lullabies Music by Brahms, Ysaÿe,Rebikov, Beach, Respighi, Gershwin, Falla, Fauré, Sibelius, Hovhaness, Stravinsky, Ravel, Schubert, Schumann, Grieg, R. Strauss, Still and Reger (Rachel Barton Pine, violin; Matthew Hagle, piano; Cedille CD 90000 139).
Live at Carnegie Hall Wagner: Prelude to Act I of Lohengrin. Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G; Rondo a capriccio, Rage over a Lost Penny. Shubert: Symphony No. 9 in C, Great (Evgeni Kissin, piano; The Met Orchestra, James Levine; DG CD B0019094).
Verdi at the Met Legendary performances from the radio archive of Met broadcasts of La Traviata, Otello, Un Ballo in Maschera, Rigoletto, Falstaff, Simon Boccanegra, La Forza del Destino, Macbeth, Nabucco and Aida (Rosa Ponselle, Leontyne Price, Jussi Bjorling, Carlo Bergonzi, Leonard Warren, Robert Merrill; The Met Orchestra; Sony CDbox 72120).[20 CDs]
Raff: Symphony No. 2 in C; Orchestral Preludes to Shakespeare’s The Tempest, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet and Otello (Orchestra of the Swiss Romande, Neeme Järvi; Chandos SACD 5117).
Great Works for Flute and Orchestra Works by Nielsen, Griffes, Reinecke, Chaminade, Tchaikovsky, Poulenc and Eimsky-Korsakov (Sharon Bezaly, flute; Hague Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi; BIS SACD 1679).
Tyberg: Symphony No. 2 in F minor; Piano Sonata No. 2 in F-sharp minor (Fabio Bidini, piano; Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, JoAnn Falletta; Naxos CD 8.572822).
Liszt: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; Totentanz; Fantasy on Hungarian Folk Tunes (Nareh Arghamanyan, piano; Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, Alain Altinoglu; PentaTone SACD 5186 397).
Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550; Ballet Music fr Idomeneo, K. 367; German Dances (Apollo’s Fire, Jeannette Sorrell; Avie CD 2159).
NEW YEAR'S CONCERT 2012: Mariss Jansons conducts the music of the Strauss Family (Vienna Philharmonic, Mariss Jansons; Sony CD 91377).
Svendsen: Norwegian Rhapsody No. 3; Norwegian Rhapsody No. 4; Cello Concerto in D; Symphony No. 2 in B-flat (Truls Mørk, cello; Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Neeme Järvi; Chandos CD 10711).
Fritz Reiner and the Chicago Symphony The Complete RCA Red Seal Recordings (The Chicago Symphony, Fritz Reiner; Sony/BMG63 CDs 370198).
Beethoven: Diabelli Variations (played twice: on a 1921 Bechstein piano and on an 1820 Hammerflugel fortepiano) Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111; Six Bagatelles, Op. 126 (Andras Schiff, piano & fortepiano; ECM 2294).
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor; Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat (Hélène Grimaud, piano; Bavarian Radio Symphony [No. 1], Vienna Philharmonic [No. 2], Andris Nelsons; DG CD B0019046).
An Exaltation of Larks The Music of Jennifer Higdon: Scenes from the Poet’s Dreams; Light Refracted; An Exaltation of Larks (Todd Palmer, clarinet; Blair Mcmillen, piano; Lark Quartet; Bridge CD 9379)
Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps (New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein; Sony CD 46915).
Wagner: Complete Piano Music (Pier Paolo Vincenzi, piano. Brilliant CD 94450).
Italian Opera Composers at the Piano music by Leoncavallo, Ponchielli, Cilèa, Verdi, Puccini, Rossini and Giordano (Roberto Galletto, piano. Newton Classics 8802162).
Transmitter Location: Erlandson Overview Park, Oak Hill Rd. Town of Carroll, NYCoordinates: N42-02-48.0 W079-05-26.0Frequency: 89.7 mHzCity of license: Jamestown NY Class: B Transmitter output power: 3.2 kW Effective Radiated Power: 6.0 kW Antenna: Harris FML-4E (4 bay) Tower built in: 1946 Total height of tower: 279’ above ground level Antenna Structure Registration: 1059713 Center of radiation: 256’ above ground level Antenna height above average terrain: 755’ Antenna height above mean sea level: 2333’ Commenced HD Radio operation: September 10, 2009
The co-directors of the June 2014 JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto competition - the Castellani Andriaccio Guitar Duo - team up with Maestra Falletta Friday morning 12/6 at 10:30am and Saturday night at 8:00pm at Kleinhans Music Hall to perform music by Vivaldi as part of the BPO's "Classical Christmas." The Duo told WNED that the difficulty of guitar concerti can be likened to a hockey stick.
P.O. Box 1263
Buffalo, New York
140 Lower Terrace
Buffalo, New York
477 Richmond Street West - Suite 602
Toronto, ON M5V 3E7
Please select the department that best deals with your issue by clicking the associated link below.
WNED ǀ WBFO is a trusted public media resource that enriches its audiences by providing educational, entertaining programming and services, as well as engaging the Western New York and Southern Ontario communities through cultural and civic involvement.
The Public & Broadcasting | EEO Public File | FCC PUBLIC FILE WNED-TV | DIVERSITY & INCLUSION INITIATIVE
Copyright © 2014 WNYPBA. All Rights Reserved. · Website Design by OtherWisz Creative