WFMT Classical Conversations: Chicago Jazz Philharmonic
WFMT hosted Chicago Jazz Philharmonic’s Orbert Davis and Mark Ingram, who discussed Davis's Emmy-winning score for WTTW’s DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis, their love of jazz, and more.
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Special Programming: Black History Month Saturday
On Saturday, February 4, WFMT is proud to present a day of programming to help launch Black History Month on air.
2023 Grammy Winners & Nominees in Classical, Jazz, Soundtrack, and More
This year's Grammys, the 65th annual ceremony, takes place on Sunday, February 5.
World champion says Rubik’s Cube and violin go hand in hand
Stanley Chapel is capable of remembering and applying thousands of algorithms to solve a Rubik’s Cube and performing one of Johann Sebastian Bach’s violin sonatas from memory.
11 Studs Terkel Conversations for Black History Month
Just a few of the Black voices from the Studs Terkel Radio Archive.
Tracing the Life and Career of Chicago Icon Mavis Staples
Humble. Thoughtful. Legendary. After more than 70 years, Mavis Staples' career is greater than any single word.
Historically Black TSU hopes for Grammy with gospel album
The record's nomination for best roots gospel album marks the first time a college marching band has been nominated in that category.
Esme Arias-Kim, 17, Wins 2023 Crain-Maling Foundation CSO Young Artist Competition
The 17-year-old violinist claimed first prize with her performance of Ernest Chausson's Poème for violin and orchestra.
Caccini, Hasse, Scarlatti: Haymarket Opera Announces 2023 Season
The performance lineup features three mainstage operas; all three titles are rare and represent Chicago premieres.
95th Oscars: Music & Sound Nominees
The nominees for the 95th Academy Awards were announced on January 24, 2023. Let's take a look at the music and sound-focused categories.
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