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Carl's Morning Quiz: The Russian composer Piotr Tchaikovsky spent some happy times in Italy. One musical result was his Capriccio Italien. He also wrote a string sextet as a remembrance of what Italian city? 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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Russia, the US and the European Union say that all sides have agreed to steps to "de-escalate" the crisis in Ukraine at talks in Geneva.
Bad weather, murky water and strong currents are hampering the search for about 280 people missing after a South Korean ferry sank.
Some female MPs have stopped attending Prime Minister's Questions because it is so "bad", says Speaker John Bercow.
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