The two Easter-week oratorio renditions in Lindsborg, which conclude the 10-day Messiah Festival of Arts, again will be broadcast on radio stations utilizing satellite for the Messiah Festival Radio Network — through flagship station WIBW Radio in Topeka and with partnership by individuals from KSAL Radio in Salina. Several stations will webstream the oratorio broadcasts online also.
The Good Friday, April 14 J.S. Bach oratorio “St. Matthew Passion” will be broadcast live with preliminary interviews and comments at 7:15 p.m., concluding before 10 p.m.
The Easter Sunday, April 16 oratorio Handel “Messiah” will be broadcast live with preliminary interviews and comments beginning at 2:45 p.m.
The most recent list of central Kansas participating stations is:
- Salina – KSAL 1150 AM, both Handel’s “Messiah” and Bach’s “St. Matthew’s Passion” and webstreaming at ksal.com
- McPherson – KBBE 96.7 FM, “Messiah” only and webstreaming at midkansasradio.com
- Abilene – KABI 1560 AM for both Handle’s “Messiah” and Bach’s “St. Matthew’s Passion”
- Topeka – WIBW 580 AM this year will produce and distribute the concerts via KIN satellite to network stations, but will not broadcast on-air