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Laura Carlo

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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.

  • A new year brings new hopes for better times than what we just lived through. 2022 is no different, but we can do a lot to help the "better times" come along, especially with the help of music.
  • We’re heading to the malls or going online to get the “perfect” gift for those we love. Classical composers gift a little differently.
  • The winter solstice brings us the least amount of sun we'll see all year, but after that, very gradually, as George Harrison's song promises, "Here Comes the Sun!"
  • If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is “Thank You,” it will be enough. ~Meister Eckhart
  • “Sweet Home, Alabama,” “New York, New York,” “My Kind of Town, (Chicago Is),” “I Left My Heart (in San Francisco),” “Georgia on My Mind.” No matter the song category … home is where the heart is.
  • "Things that go bump in the night" will be the least of your concerns once our Halloween playlist unfolds. Read on...if...you...dare...
  • As warm summer turns to cooler autumn, we backyard gardeners start closing out the little patches that gave us purpose – and sore backs – throughout the growing season. There’s music for that!
  • Oktoberfest has been cancelled by Munich city leaders for the second year in a row, but there’s no reason why we can’t raise a stein and make our own fun!
  • To celebrate, hear from three masters of the instrument on their personal history, connection, and love for the piano.
  • Pens, mugs, T-shirts, mini Eiffel Towers. But when classical composers traveled they brought home other things....