Performance Today Weekend


Performance Today Weekend is a two hour weekly program which features classical music in concert from American Public Media studios and sites across the nation and around the world, as well as classical music news, interviews and features.


Fred Child



number of programs/frequency

ongoing, weekly

Program feed schedule

See the Feeds page

promo access

General promos coming soon.

program web site

listener inquiries

800-228-7123 or 651-290-1212,

broadcast rights

Available to all American Public Media affiliate stations. Performance Today Weekend is fed each Friday at 14:00:00 Eastern Time. Stations may delay the programs until 5 a.m. local time the following Monday. See terms and conditions described in the American Public Media Service Agreement. Prior to carrying this series, stations must confirm carriage with American Public Media.


Does your station have concert material that you think would be a good fit with Performance Today? Let us know by sending an e-mail to or

Featured Audio

Performance Today Weekend: From May 11, 2009:
Host Fred Child presents a creative introduction to the music 'Night Flight' by Samuel Barber. Child explores Barber's inspiration for the music, flying a plane at night during WWII with no communication to land.