WFMT is proud to present KAIA Kids Around the World, a new web series that explores music from across the globe. As WFMT’s first ensemble in residence, KAIA String Quartet is taking [...]
Sheet music, recordings of concerts and interviews, photographs, correspondence, and even the clothes that Alicia de Larrocha wore throughout her life make up part of the personal archive of the great Spanish pianist. Soon, anyone – scholars, students, and fans – will be able to find a portion of that material by visiting the archive’s website dedicated to the pianist.
Composer Robert Schumann loved Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier so much that he said it should be every musician’s “daily bread.” But perhaps you’ve never thought it could make the perfect bubble-blowing soundtrack, too. [...]
This mural by artist Carlos Páez Vilaró portrays the key characters in an Uruguayan Candombe performance. Explore music of Uruguay’s greatest composers, past and present, as KAIA String Quartet taking you on [...]
Watch highlights from WFMT's Classical Cabaret, a new series that brings together diverse artists for performance and broadcast before a live studio audience.
Musician and activist Gabriela Montero. (Photo: gabrielamontero.com) When pianist, composer, and improviser Gabriela Montero left her native Venezuela at the age of eight, she was motivated by the piano, not [...]
Big Sadie performing at WFMT's third Classical Cabaret in Chopin Theatre's Pregnant Buffalo Lounge. Chicago-based band Big Sadie joined WFMT for its third Classical Cabaret hosted in the Pregnant Buffalo [...]
The cultural traditions of Venezuela are as rich as its biodiversity. In the KAIA Kids adventure to Venezuela, learn about a special style of Venezuelan music and dance called joropo.
Composer, comedian, and WFMT announcer Robbie Ellis (Photo: Kate Little) WFMT announce Robbie Ellis has shared his talents as a comedian and composer as the host of WFMT’s Classical Cabaret [...]
Explore Venezuela's musical traditions with KAIA String Quartet and hear music by Gabriela Montero, Juan Bautista Plaza, and more.