2013 Banff winners and Northwestern University Bienen School of Music’s quartet-in-residence joins us for an evening of live music from the Levin Studio at WFMT. Dover Quartet Joel Link Bryan Lee Melina Pajaro-Van De Stadt Camden Shaw
13-year-old cellist Noah Chen of Chicago recently performed on WFMT’s Introductions. Watch him perform David Popper’s Concert Polonaise, a brilliant showpiece for cello, with pianist Kay Kim.
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French composer Claude Debussy’s mode of expression in this symphonic tone poem, Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, is a whole-tone scale, which gives the piece a feeling of floating in a sea of tonalities, and Debussy must have had the sound of his favorite French flute player in his ear while he wrote this work.
Earbuds, earphones, in-ear monitors. There are a lot of products that allow you to listen to music on the go. But what makes them different and which ones are the best for your needs?
Chopin composed six known works for piano and orchestra before he turned 25 years old. Many of these were written as assignments for Jozef Elsner, his composition teacher at the Main School of Music in Warsaw. Though Chopin did not compose many works for piano and orchestra, he kept these works in his concert repertoire throughout his career. Polish-Canadian pianist …
However you’re observing the solar eclipse, be sure never to stare directly at the sun…and to play the perfect music! Here are some of our favorite classical works inspired by the moon and night.
Riccardo Muti, the celebrated conductor from Naples, Italy, came to Chicago in 2010 when he became the 10th music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Since, Chicagoans have enjoyed many magical moments with the maestro both in Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center and beyond, as the CSO extends its reach with performances in the community. Read some of our favorite …