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Semyon Bychkov conducts Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 2, Walton's Symphony No. 1, Poulenc's Two-Piano Concerto in d; as well as music by John Williams. The soloists are Kirill Gerstein, Katia Labèque and Marielle Labèque. more...
The Metropolitan Opera presents Verdi's La traviata with Marina Rebeka as Violetta, a singer who has headlined a couple Lyric Opera of Chicago productions, including Lyric's own La traviata. Stephen Costello sings Alfredo and Ludovic Tézier sings Germont. Marco Armiliato conducts the Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra. more...
Spend your Christmas Day with WFMT for the best in holiday classics, carols, and readings. Holiday specials include Chanticleer, St. Olaf's Christmas Festival, and more. more...
On Wednesday, December 24, WFMT presents carols and traditional Christmas music throughout the day, plus holiday specials from around the world, including King's College Chapel at Cambridge, and a classic reading of Dickens's "A Christmas Carol." more...
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I can still hear my long-lost grandma tinkling the keys of our family relic – originally bought by my great-great-grandfather Continue reading...
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AirAsia Indonesia flight QZ8501 travelling from Indonesia to Singapore goes missing with 162 people on board, the company says.
Actor David Ryall, known for playing Elphias Doge in the first Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows movie dies aged 79, after a career spanning five decades in film, theatre and TV.
Snow and ice strand 15,000 vehicles in the French Alps, snarling up holiday traffic to and from ski resorts.
Early Monday morning, longtime Chicago Ald. Bernie Stone died. Stone was alderman of...
When incoming Gov. Bruce Rauner takes office Jan. 12, 2015, he will inherit a state...
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Join Peter and Kathleen van de Graaff next May on an exclusive classical music cruise down the Danube. Celebrate the genius of Mozart, Strauss, Beethoven, Bach and Schumann.
An Exclusive Classical Music Tour through the City of Lights with WFMT! Join Carl Grapentine and fellow opera lovers next May as we tour our favorite European opera destinations in Paris.
Opera in La Suissse Romande! Spend a lovely spring week in in Geneva and Lausanne with Opera Adventures and noted composer, pianist, and teacher, Larry Axelrod.
Bach: The Art of Fugue
Hyperion CDA-67980 (2 CDs)
Bach: Brandenburg Concertos
Channel Classics CCS SA 35914 (2 CDs)
Brahms: String Sextets
Claves Records 50-1410
Chopin & Schumann Etudes
Decca 478 7697