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“April is the cruelest month,” T.S. Eliot famously wrote. But May is here, and what better way to welcome this merry month than with music? Here are six songs to help you say goodbye to April showers and say hello to May flowers, all of which you can hear on the Morning Program with Carl more... more...
By The Associated Press The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has played a free outside concert in the city as tensions appear to be easing after the riots. The symphony played around lunchtime and dozens of people gathered and sang the national anthem as the orchestra played along. The concert is part of the city’s efforts to more... more...
Mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton was just named the recipient of the 2015 Richard Tucker Award, a prestigious honor conferred annually by a panel of opera industry professionals on an American singer at the threshold of a major international career. Called the “Heisman Trophy of Opera,” the award comes with a substantial prize of $50,000. Previous winners more... more...
We’re playing all of your favorites, all day! During our Spring Membership Drive, we asked you, our supporters, to tell us your favorite pieces to play in a day of listener favorites. Because so many people requested Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons, we will be playing each of the famous concerti throughout the day, beginning with more... more...
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City Halls/Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow
Brilliantly eclectic experimental festival whose highlight was the glowing, graceful and intensely quiet and detailed music of Eliane Radigue Continue reading...
From the exhilaration of Tchaikovksy’s 1812 to the intricate introspection of Sigur Ros’s Jonsi, conductor Kristjan Järvi shares his wide-ranging musical passionsContinue reading...
Elliott Gyger-Pierce Wilcox opera lacks the musical depth and narrative drive to carry the powerful emotions at the core of its source material
Claims by the Liberal Democrats that David Cameron admitted he would not win the election outright fuel a row between the Conservatives and their coalition partners.
US police search the home of suspected gunmen who attacked an event on the Prophet Muhammad cartoons in a Dallas suburb, media reports say.
Gun salutes take place at Hyde Park and the Tower of London to mark the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's baby girl.
On this edition of Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review with Joel Weisman, police Supt....
Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists weigh in on the media coverage of the...
The new, supersized NFL Draft gets underway in Chicago this evening. Just what does it...
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An Exclusive Classical Music Tour through the City of Lights with WFMT! Join Carl Grapentine and fellow opera lovers in May as we tour our favorite European opera destinations in Paris.
WFMT Santa Fe Opera Tour Join Carl Grapentine and other fellow opera lovers this August as we tour one of our favorite domestic opera destinations in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
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Frottole: Songs of Renaissance Italy
Lawes: The Royal Consort
Linn Records CKD-470 (2 CDs)
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CPE Bach: Harpsichord Sonatas
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