Explore music of Colombia’s greatest composers, past and present, as KAIA String Quartet takes you on a musical journey throughout Latin America. KAIA, WFMT’s first ensemble in residence, will share the music of Colombia weekdays [...]
Members of the Fraternity of St. Peter singing a requiem in 2010. (Source: newliturgicalmovement.org) Music can play a powerful role in remembering those we have lost. Among religious observances, the [...]
How to Win Music Competitions Even if You Lose | Tips from Paul Lewis of the Leeds Piano Competition
Pianist Paul Lewis (Photo: Molina Visuals) “It's quite fun to say this, but I actually hate competitions. I really can't stand them,” Paul Lewis said as he took a break [...]
If there’s any neighborhood in Chicago where a Czech swing orchestra and an Afro-Latin funk band can share a stage, it’s Pilsen. The neighborhood has been home to diverse music and musicians since its early history and today it remains a musical melting pot of traditions from around the world.
Explore Mexico's musical traditions with KAIA String Quartet, and hear works by Carlos Chavez, Silvestre Revueltas, Arturo Márquez, and more.
A photo from JET magazine of Riccardo Muti conducting his first tribute concert to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1991 with the Philadelphia Orchestra The Chicago Symphony Orchestra recently launched [...]
Renowned choreographer Justin Peck took a break from his rehearsals with the Joffrey Ballet at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago to explain what he listens for when selecting music to choreograph.
Disney Theatrical Productions has come to Chicago to cast performers for its upcoming musical "Frozen" based upon the 2013 animated feature of the same name. Those auditioning spoke about themselves and what brought them to this particular audition.
We air a program recorded with the the Cavatina Duo on January 25, 2016, featuring the following repertoire: Fernando Sor: Variations on “O Cara armonia” from Mozart’s the Magic Flute (arr. Allan [...]