Live from WFMT | Stefan Milenkovich and Julya Fedoseeva

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A Musical Feast for Passover with Itzhak Perlman

In this one-hour special, superstar violinist Itzhak Perlman shares Passover music from many traditions, plus songs and memories from his childhood in Israel. Monday at 10:00 pm.

A Musical Feast for Passover with Itzhak Perlman

Violinist Itzhak Perlman shares Passover music from many traditions, plus songs and memories from his childhood in Israel. Monday at 10:00 pm.

10 pieces of music for your Easter Sunday

Looking for the perfect accompaniment for your Easter Sunday? Whether you're taking part in a spirited Easter egg hunt or enjoying a quiet morning of reflect, we've got you covered with this playlist of music ranging from Bach to Irving Berlin.

CSO Strike: Another round of failed talks, another round of canceled concerts

This week saw the breakdown of another negotiation session between the Chicago Symphony Orchestra musicians and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association on Tuesday, April 16, prolonging the strike that began just before midnight on March 10. A statement released by management says the musicians shared a “counter proposal to the Association’s last, best and final offer,” which had been delivered ...

French cellist Gautier Capuçon shares emotional performance outside of Notre-Dame

In a moving sidewalk tribute across the street from the cathedral, cellist Gautier Capuçon performed Gabriel Fauré’s Après un rêve as the fire was being subdued. In the video captured by Europe 1, the fire department can be seen across the street as they work to contain and extinguish the fire.

“It’s beauty at an inexpressible level” — Organist Nathan Laube reflects on Notre-Dame de Paris and its magnificent organ

Notre-Dame de Paris is a space — a part of our shared cultural heritage — that belongs to everybody – not only for Christians, but also for musicians, artists, poets, historians, lovers of beauty – everybody.

Catastrophic fire engulfs Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

PARIS (AP) — A massive fire engulfed the roof of Notre Dame Cathedral in the heart of the French capital Monday, toppling its spire and sending thick plumes of smoke high into the blue sky as tourists and Parisians watched in horror from the streets below. A spokesman said the entire wooden frame of the cathedral would likely come down, ...

Pet project: Musician creates a playlist for shelter animals

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Orchestra’s music director has gone to the dogs. And the cats. Yannick Nézet-Séguin has curated a playlist for four-legged friends that’s being piped into the shelter at the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. He debuted the playlist at the shelter last week. He says he was inspired by watching his own ...

These quotes from classical composers will make you fall in love with music all over again!

Not only are these composers' musical works an inspiration, but their words are, too! Here are some of the most beautiful insights you'll read all day.

CSO musicians reject latest proposal, strike continues

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra strike will persist, as the musicians’ union rejected management’s latest proposal late Monday night. The nearly month-long work stoppage began on March 10 a minute before midnight when negotiations between the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association and the Chicago Federation of Musicians reached an impasse. The two parties failed to agree on the type of the musicians’ ...

Hungary: ‘Porgy and Bess’ cast asked to be African American

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Hungarian State Opera has asked the Hungarian cast members in its production of “Porgy and Bess” to self-identify as African American. The opera’s decision to put on George and Ira Gershwin’s seminal work set in the American south and intended for a black cast has caused a conflict with the creators’ estate. The State Opera ...

Pianists, this is your chance to #LearnWithLangLang

Lang Lang's latest solo record Piano Book is out now. Have you ever dreamed of taking the stage with one of the world’s leading piano players? Even if Carnegie Hall is a bit out of your reach, you still have the opportunity to play — and learn — with Lang Lang. In conjunction with the recent release of hist newest ...

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