Hess Concerts | Anna Han, piano

12:15pm: Han performs her own arrangement of two Robert Schumann pieces plus works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Unsuk Chin, Dmitri Shostakovich, and Sergei Prokofiev.

Baroque&Before | Solomon Rossi & His Contemporaries

10pm: Soprano Sherezade Panthaki with the Philharmonia Baroque Chamber Players and conductor Nicholas McGegan.

Playlist: Music for the Earth

A playlist for Earth Day.

Calidore Wins 2024 BBC Music Magazine Chamber Award

The quartet is one of the US's leading ensembles.

Don't Miss a Beat

Conductor Andrew Davis, who headed Lyric Opera of Chicago and orchestras on 3 continents, dies

Davis made his Lyric Opera debut in 1987 and led about 700 performances of 62 operas by 22 composers.

Playlist: Classical Music Inspired by Birds

A motley medley of music inspired by birds of all feathers!

What’s So Great About a Stradivarius, Anyways?

Legends like Stradivari can't help but grow over time.

Dance Acts Star in Auditorium 2024-25 Season

The Loop's “theatre for the people” presents music and dance titles from October to May.

Opera Fest of Chicago Returns for Summertime Italian Opera

The festival, which is dedicated to presenting seldom-performed Italian opera titles, shares a two-program slate in June and July.

Solti Foundation US Names 2024 Fellow

Previous recipients have included Karina Canellakis, Roderick Cox, and Gemma New.

Stravinsky Top 10

No one was more pivotal in 20th century classical music than Igor Stravinsky. We rank his definitive top 10 works.

Illinois Phil 2024-25: John Williams, American Symphonies, Messiah, More

The orchestra’s slate of seven concerts will kick off in September with "Three Great American Symphonies."

29-Year-Old Kedrick Armstrong Named Oakland Symphony Music Director

Armstrong is the first music director since the unexpected death of Michael Morgan in 2021.

Brain scans of Philly jazz musicians reveal secrets to reaching creative flow

Jazz improvisation is a favorite vehicle for studies — it is a measurable real-world task that allows for divergent thinking.

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