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98.7WFMT June 2013 Programming Highlights
Tuesday evenings at 5:45 PM, beginning June 4
Rush Hour Concerts
Throughout the summer we will bring you the Rush Hour Concerts live from St. James Cathedral in downtown Chicago. Brant Taylor and Kuang-Hao Huang kick off the season with Rachmaninoff’s Cello Sonata.
Wednesday, June 5 and Friday, June 7 at 7:30 PM
Live Broadcasts from the North Shore Chamber Music Festival
Tune in for two concerts broadcast live from Northbrook’s North Shore Chamber Music Festival. The first concert features Russian music; the second offers music inspired by Chicago.
Wednesday, June 12 at 6:30 PM
Live Opening Night Broadcast from Grant Park
Maestro Carlos Kalmar opens the 2013 Grant Park Music Festival with Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony and Mozart’s Fifth Violin Concerto with Stefan Jackiw.
Russian Music Month
June 12th is Russian Independence Day and we’ll feature Russian music and musicians throughout the month on WFMT.
Sunday, June 16 at 6:00 PM
Lynn Harrell: Songs My Father Taught Me
Lynn Harrell, one of the world’s greatest cellists, pays tribute to his father, baritone Mack Harrell, in this very special Father’s Day broadcast.
Friday, June 21, All Day
Make Music Chicago Day and Grant Park Live
In collaboration with Rush Hour Concerts, WFMT highlights live performances across the city with some of Chicago’s great performance groups. We’ll cap off the day at 6:30 with a live concert from the Grant Park Music Festival with music by Ravel, Fauré and Qigang Chen.