8pm: Violinist Philippe Quint and pianist Jessica Choe celebrate the music and legacy of Johann Sebastian Bach.
Beautiful music inspired by poetry.
Music by Chaminade, Ravel, and Lili Boulanger.
Looking Forward from a Crossroads with Liza Malamut, Newberry’s New Director
"I’ve been fascinated with this music for a long time — it’s extremely unusual for our preconceived notions of what Renaissance music sounds like."
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Ravinia Announces 2023 Season
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra's 2023 Ravinia residency features conductor Marin Alsop and a lineup of other leading conductors.
Update Your Calendars: Chicago-Area Classical Concerts Announced for 2023 and Beyond
Peruse our ever-updating list of exciting season announcements!
Cat Stevens to return this summer with a new album
The 12-song collection is called “King of a Land” and comes out in June.
Lyric Opera 2023-2024 Season: Dutchman, Aida, Cinderella, Audra
Next year's lineup of six mainstage operas offers choices for traditional and contemporary opera fans alike.
Chaim Topol, Israeli actor known for Fiddler’s Tevye, dies
The role of his life arrived in the long-running musical “Fiddler on the Roof,” in which he played Tevye.
Classical Music Aerial Adventure: Winter in Chicago
With spellbinding aerial footage of Chicago, you'll hear acclaimed artists playing wonderful, wintry classical music.
Special Programming: Women’s History Month Saturday
On Saturday, March 4, WFMT is proud to present a day of programming to help launch Women's History Month on air.
Wayne Shorter, jazz saxophone pioneer, dies at 89
Earlier in 2023, Shorter won a Grammy for best improvised jazz solo for “Endangered Species” with Leo Genovese.
Joni Mitchell honored with Gershwin Prize at tribute concert
Says James Taylor, an attendee of the event (and a former partner): “Joni is a national treasure.”
Music Director TBA: Elgin Symphony Unveils Flagship Series for 2023-2024
Concerts featuring Christine Brewer, Brandon Patrick George, and more. But with a music director to be named in the coming months, we will have to wait to see who will conduct them.
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