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Louisiana Music

  • WWNO presents selections performed by the New Orleans Concert Band
  • WWNO presents Nonets performed by the Musaica Chamber Ensemble
  • WWNO presents the 2022 holiday concert performed by the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, recorded at the Orpheum Theater in New Orleans in December 2022.
  • WWNO takes a multi-year look at selections from Lyrica Baroque's annual Winterreise concert.
  • WWNO presents the opening concert of the 33rd season of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, recorded at the Orpheum Theater in New Orleans on Thursday, September 14th, 2023.
  • For nearly two years, the Chauvin Sculpture Garden’s dozens of folk art works have sat in the Chauvin park damaged and vandalized, mostly due to Hurricane Ida. But now, officials are finally making repairs to the beloved outdoor art space.
  • We talk with people working at the intersection of music and the environment and ask how one can influence the other. Grammy-award-winning Cajun punk musician Louis Michot of the Lost Bayou Ramblers and Rev. Lennox Yearwood, who leads the national environmental advocacy group, the Hip Hop Caucus, tell us about how they use music to inspire action on the climate crisis and environmental injustice.Hosted by Halle Parker and Carlyle Calhoun.
  • Join host Dustin Gledhill for an in-depth look at the three 2022 finalists in their Competition performances last summer--a preview of the talent on display in the 2023 Concerto Showcase on Saturday March 11 at Roussel Hall on the Loyola University campus.
  • Join violinist, storyteller, and Birdfoot Festival Artistic Director, Jenna Sherry, as she explores connections between music, silence, and ecology in the inner-workings of Beethoven's Pastorale Symphony —a preview of the upcoming Birdfoot Festival season that will be held in locations across New Orleans, March 10-18.
  • We spoke with Dalton Hamilton, aka BandG33k. He’s a musician, producer and recording engineer from Baton Rouge. Last October, after 11 years of producing music for others, he released "BLVKMOTH," his first collection of self-written and self-produced rap songs.