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Carl's Morning Quiz
Carl's Morning Quiz: Among several musical birthdays today- Antonio Vivaldi and Bernard Haitink, the most important- today is also the official birthday of the City of Chicago. Who wrote the song "Chicago" (that toddlin' town)? Answer >>
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[Monday, 8:00 PM] This bunch of players adds tremendous depth to the musical offerings in the city; they are Chicago Chamber Musicians. Made up of players from top-flight organizations (Chicago Symphony, Northwestern, DePaul, Roosevelt etc.), CCM draws from their pool of artists more...
Sean Chen Recital, Friday at 8:00 PM After a year-long competition sponsored by the American Pianists Association, five finalists remained; the final phase of the Indianapolis-based competition was broadcast on WFMT in the fall. LA-native Sean Chen took the highest award. Friday’s edition of Music in Chicago presents a recital with Sean Chen. Listen to more... more...
As has so often been the case, New York City is a well-spring for so much of American culture. It is the birth place of the likes of George Gershwin, Aaron Copland, Stephen Sondheim, and Jerome Kern. Since its founding in 1842, the New York Philharmonic has been central to America's musical life: they gave the first performance of Dvorak's New World more...
[Live broadcast on Wednesday at 7:15 PM] Clemenza is the story of the benevolent Roman Emperor Titus. Like the Mozart character, the historical Titus struggled over whether or not to pardon a friend and traitor. The historical Titus did have a Romance with the Jewish queen Berenice who had sided with the Romans in their war against the Jews. That's where the action of this opera begins more...
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The pianist Murray Perahia performed Bach, Beethoven, Schumann and Chopin in a solo recital on Sunday at Avery Fisher Hall.
General secretary of the Rail Maritime and Transport union Bob Crow dies aged 52 of a suspected heart attack.
Military radar suggests the missing Malaysian airliner turned west, away from its planned route, before disappearing, Malaysia's air force says.
The Co-operative Group has accepted the resignation of chief executive Euan Sutherland, and named his replacement as chief financial officer Richard Pennycook.
Veteran politician Rep. Tom Cross faces DuPage County Auditor Bob Grogan in the GOP...
The Centers for Disease Control says there may be as many as 48 million cases of...
We share what you had to say about The Civic Federation's proposal to balance the state...
Morning Immersion Seminar: Master Piano Trios with the Lincoln Trio
All Day Immersion Seminar: Leonard Bernstein--A Musical Giant with Bill McGlaughlin