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Laura Carlo


Laura Carlo has been WCRB’s Morning Program Host for over 20 years. She has written, produced and hosted numerous programs for WCRB including "ArtsAlive!" "Laura's Book Nook" "CEO Spotlight" and "Baroque in Boston." Under the station's original ownership she also hosted the morning show for the World Classical Network, syndicated in 16 US cities, making her the most listened to stand-alone female music announcer in America, according to Arbitron. She has been both a part-time Music Host and News Anchor on New York's WQXR. Here in Boston, Weekend News Anchor on WBZ Radio and Weekend News Writer/News Producer for WCVB-TV 5; Afternoon News Anchor for Channel 27 (Worcester); and News Director/Morning Anchor on Fall River's WALE Radio. She is a pianist and channels Chopin daily.

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Songs in Praise of Mom

May 4, 2021
Mother and Child
Matt Hoffman / Unsplash

To celebrate Mother’s Day, these are some of the most powerful musical expressions of the bonds between mother and child.

Fountain pen and paper
Aaron Burden / Unsplash

There are things that just go together, like shoes and socks, peanut butter and jelly, and … poetry and music.

Spring Has Sprung!

Mar 30, 2021
Sandro Botticelli's La Primavera
Public domain / Wikimedia Commons

A poem my mother taught me when I was a child remains in my mind as the weather warms, joined by music that makes this season beautiful.

Erin Go Bragh!

Mar 15, 2021
Nils Nedel, via Unsplash

You don't need to be Irish to love Irish music.

Classical Study Music

Mar 2, 2021
Study scene at café
Green Chameleon / Unsplash

The challenges of this school year have been overwhelming at times, but one study technique has remained remarkably steady.