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Carl's Morning Quiz: Who am I? I was born 90 years ago today in the Little Italy section of Cleveland. Best known for my television and film scores, I won 20 Grammy Awards and 4 Academy Awards. Some of my most famous scores include the Pink Panther theme, the Peter Gunn theme, and the songs "Moon River" and "The Days of Wine and Roses." Who am I? Answer >>
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The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival returns to the airwaves with variety and bravura, covering 300 years of repertoire from four different continents. The artists include some of the world's most prestigious performers like Garrick Ohlsson, Daniel Hope, and Lawrence Foster. Top chamber music players like Ida Kavafian, Steve Tenenbom, and William Preucil make up the backbone more...
It's difficult to keep up with conductor Leonard Slatkin. He is currently music director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, as well as the Orchestre National de Lyon. He's made 7 Grammy Award-winning recordings, with 64 nominations. With so much going on, how does one find time to talk about the distant past? more...
Tuesday's Guest Host broadcast with Anne Akiko Meyers delivers all things violin—Lisa Flynn chats with this international soloist who plays on two violins by Antonio Stradivari and a Guarneri del Gesu. Through the recordings they're sharing, it's clear all three instruments sound magnificent. What's more subtle is the differences between the instruments; their distinct personalities, which is what makes a conversation more...
One of the Chicago area's top chamber groups comes to WFMT's performance studio for some live music and conversation with Kerry Frumkin as the Monday night series Live from WFMT returns. Most of the players of Civitas Ensemble are members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, including assistant concertmaster Yuan-Qing Yu. On Monday, Civitas Ensemble with Winston Choi more...
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Bad weather, murky water and strong currents are hampering the search for survivors of a stricken South Korean ferry, which had hundreds on board.
Three people are killed in a raid on a base in eastern Ukraine, the country's interior minister says, as the US, Russia, the EU and Ukraine hold crisis talks in Geneva.
The Co-operative Group has announced losses of £2.5bn for 2013, marking the worst results in the group's 150-year history.
Rep. Mike Quigley talks with Carol Marin about the situation in Ukraine, minimum wage,...
The debate over whether to build a casino in Chicago is heating up again. A proposal to...
Matt Taibbi is arguably one of the most influential journalists of his age. He's...
All Day Immersion Seminar: Leonard Bernstein--A Musical Giant with Bill McGlaughlin