Live from WFMT

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Live from WFMT

Enjoy weekly, full-length concerts Live from WFMT’s Levin Studio.

Live from WFMT, the station’s full-length recital series, presents weekly music and conversation from October through June. The program draws on the rich community of Chicago-based musicians as well as a roster of international artists who are visiting the city. Each two-hour program is performed live in WFMT’s state-of-the-art Fay and Daniel Levin Performance Studio.

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Magdalena Baczewska In Recital

April 3, 2017

Pianist Magdalena Stern-Baczewska performs Chopin.

Vassily Primakov: Tribute to Vera Gornostaeva

March 27, 2017

Recorded live in concert at Ganz Hall at Roosevelt University, Russian pianist Vassily Primakov pays tribute to his mentor Vera Gornostaeva.

The Orion Ensemble

March 20, 2017

The Orion Ensemble returns to the Levin Performance Studio along with guest violist Stephen Boe for a program entitled Connections.

William Cernota, cello & Eric Weimer, piano

March 13, 2017

Lyric Opera of Chicago orchestral member, cellist William Cernota with veteran Lyric Opera pianist Eric Wiemer present a program of Grieg, Janacek, Kodaly and Barber.

International Chamber Artists

March 6, 2017

International Chamber Artists performing live from WFMT’s Levin Studio

Matthew Hagle

December 11, 2017

A sought-after soloist and collaborator pianist Matthew Hagle has been performing the Beethoven piano sonatas live on WFMT. Tonight, he presents the final sonatas, thus completing this cycle.  

Michaela Paetsch, violin & Susan Merdinger, piano

January 15, 2018

Violinist Michaela Paetsch and pianist Susan Merdinger complete the Beethoven sonata cycle.

Blackbird Creative Lab

January 22, 2018

Eighth Blackbird founded this creative lab to inspire future composers and performers to share their vision. Tonight they will present a program of exciting and innovative music.

Cory Tiffin & Friends

January 29, 2018

Clarinetist Cory Tiffin and friends will present a live program from the Levin Performance Studio that will include works of Mozart and Beethoven. The ensemble consists of: Cory Tiffin, clarinet Tim Munro, flute Yvonne Lam, flute Dmitri Pogorelov, violin Aurelian Pederzoli, violin