Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Noah Chen and Beilin Han

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Killer Chops: Some Scary Celluloid Pianists

Let's look at horror films in which pianists — or at least the hands they are attached to — are the stars.

7 Charming Classical Jack-O’-Lanterns!

Need some classical inspiration this Halloween?


Virus cases spike at Milan’s La Scala, Naples’ San Carlo

The number of performers at Milan's famed La Scala opera house who have tested positive for the coronavirus has risen to 21, even as the theater was forced to close.

Killer Chops: Some Scary Celluloid Pianists for Halloween

As Halloween approaches, let’s look at a few horror films in which pianists, or at least the hands they are attached to, are the stars.

Arlo Guthrie, citing health, says he’s retired from touring

In lengthy posts on his Facebook page and website, the 73-year-old folksinger announced Friday he is retiring from performance immediately.

Light and Hope in Music: Illinois Philharmonic Opens Season Virtually

IPO concertmaster Azusa Tashiro feels that music is vital as "something to rely on, something that warms [your] heart."

Lyric Cancels 2020-21 season

Among the canceled 2021 productions are Donizetti’s The Elixir of Love, Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro; and Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress, as well as a concert tribute to music director Sir Andrew Davis, who concludes his 20-year tenure at the end of this season.

Playlist | 19 Latin American Composers You Should Know

From Cuba to Argentina, Uruguay to Mexico, Latin America has had no shortage of phenomenal composers. And while we are huge fans of Piazzolla and Villa-Lobos, we also love these lesser-known composers — and we think you will, too!

Pianist Jorge Federico Osorio: Selections from ‘The French Album’ at Home

Pianist Jorge Federico Osorio sits down with WFMT General Manager George Preston to discuss WFMT, what it is like to be an artist right now, and Jorge’s new recording, The French Album.

‘Jagged Little Pill’ leads Tony Awards nominations with 15

The sobering musical, which plumbs Alanis Morissette's 1995 breakthrough album to tell a story of an American family spiraling out of control, earned a leading 15 Tony Award nominations Thursday.

New York Philharmonic cancels entire 2020-21 season

The New York Philharmonic will miss an entire season for the first time in its 178-year history.

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know the Musicals of Rodgers and Hammerstein?

Think you're a Broadway buff? How well do you know the the musicals of the dynamic duo, Rogers and Hammerstein? Test your knowledge with this quiz.

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