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Friday, February 27 throughout the day WFMT has long encouraged and showcased up-and-coming young classical musicians – notably on the weekly series Introductions, and on From the Top. Today, tune in as we bring you recordings by 30 exciting young artists under 30 who are making themselves heard in a big way in Chicago and more... more...
Sunday, March 1 at 1:00 pm Hear Bach’s six Brandenburg Concertos featuring soloists from the orchestra and conducted by Nicholas Kraemer, who also plays harpsichord. Recorded at Symphony Center last November. From the CSO’s website about this performance: “Among Bach’s most beloved and celebrated works, his six Brandenburg Concertos demonstrate some of the most daring and innovative more... more...
Saturday, February 28 at 8:00 pm Host Rich Warren welcomes performers John Roberts and Debra Cowan for an engaging live broadcast from WFMT’s Levin Studio. John and Debra “firmly believe that folk music is not a spectator sport. They can turn any audience into a chorale by patiently teaching sometimes complicated and often tongue-tying choruses, more... more...
Saturday, February 28 at 12:00 pm The Metropolitan Opera presents Mozart’s The Magic Flute with Toby Spence as Tamino, Miah Persson as Pamina, Tobias Kehrer as Sarastro, and Kathryn Lewek as Queen of the Night. Adam Fischer conducts the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus in this well-received performance from fall 2014. more...
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The Queen’s Six
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Jonathan Biss (piano)
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Coliseum; Wigmore Hall, London
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Thousands of people are gathering for a march in Moscow to honour opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead on Friday.
The extremist known as "Jihadi John" had suicidal thoughts after feeling harassed by MI5, according to email exchanges with a journalist.
New CCTV pictures appear to show three UK girls on the Turkish leg of what is believed to have been their journey to join Islamic State in Syria.
On this edition of Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review with Joel Weisman, incumbent...
Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists delve further into the mayoral race and the...
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Bach: Violin Sonatas & Partitas
Canary Classics CC-14 (2 CDs)
Beethoven: Piano Sonatas, Vol 4
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