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Hear Big Sadie Blend American Folk Traditions in New Tunes, Live at the Pregnant Buffalo Lounge

Big Sadie performing at WFMT's third Classical Cabaret in Chopin Theatre's Pregnant Buffalo Lounge. Chicago-based band Big Sadie joined WFMT for its third Classical Cabaret hosted in the Pregnant Buffalo Lounge at the Chopin Theatre. Big Sadie is influenced by music from across America, with its core members [...]

By | May 15, 2017|Tags: |

Composer, Comedian Robbie Ellis Sings Original Tunes That’ll Have you Stitches

Composer, comedian, and WFMT announcer Robbie Ellis (Photo: Kate Little) WFMT announce Robbie Ellis has shared his talents as a comedian and composer as the host of WFMT’s Classical Cabaret series. During WFMT’s first Classical Cabaret, we shared some of his own original compositions, including a very hilarious, [...]

By | May 13, 2017|Tags: |

Kontras Quartet Blends Classical and Folk Traditions Live at the Pregnant Buffalo Lounge

Kontras Quartet Plays at the Pregnant Buffalo Lounge in the Chopin Theatre for WFMT's third Classical Cabaret Continuing its Classical Cabaret series, WFMT brought together diverse artists in the Pregnant Buffalo Lounge, a subterranean space at the Chopin Theatre, on Monday, April 17, 2017. WFMT announcer Robbie Ellis [...]

By | May 12, 2017|Tags: |

This Video of Pianist Oscar Peterson Tearing It Up While John Williams Conducts Will Give You Life

Oscar Peterson has delighted music lovers as a solo pianist, playing in his trio, and even with large orchestras. He joined the Boston Pops Orchestra for a performance that was broadcast December 23, 1980 as part of Evening at the Pops, produced by PBS member station WGBH-TV between 1970 and 2005.

By | May 12, 2017|
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