CSO | Harding Conducts The Planets

8pm: Experience the ferocity of “Mars,” the golden song of “Jupiter,” the eerie calm of “Saturn” and the haunting off-stage vocals of the ethereal “Neptune.”

Collectors’ Corner | Music by Eugène Ysaÿe

10pm: Music composed by the virtuoso Belgian violinist.

Playlist: Classical Coffeeshop

Sit back, relax, sip, and enjoy

American Music Project Boosts Repertory Rarities in 10th Chicago Season

This AMP season’s lineup showcases neglected repertoire in chamber, solo piano, and orchestral settings.

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Met Opera Announces ’24-25 Season

Four contemporary operas have their Met premieres.

Beatles to get a Fab Four of biopics, a movie each for Paul, John, George, and Ringo

These may dwarf all other music biopics: the stories of Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr will be spread out over four films.

Special Programming: Women’s History Month on WFMT

A month of exciting programming to mark and honor Women's History Month on WFMT.

Once banned by communists, Poland’s stately 18th century dance garners UNESCO honors

“It is a very simple dance... but at the same time it has an exceptional soul and one can express emotions in it in an exceptional way.”

WFMT Programming and Hosting News

On March 1, updates will be coming to WFMT.

75th Annual Elgin Symphony Orchestra Season Announced

Tchaikovsky, Ravel, Beethoven, and other high-flying orchestral highlights mark the ESO's 75th anniversary season.

Lowell Chamber Orchestra to premiere new edition of Julia Perry’s symphony

“This work is a fabulous example of Perry’s modernist style,” says LCO music director Orlando Cela.

Explore New Orleans-Style Jazz

New Orleans is at the nexus of cultures: influences from the African diaspora, from France, from Native American communities, and many more.

10 Operas by Black Composers You Should Know

Operas from the 19th century to today that depict Black stories.

Mozart Made Mini in Reimagined, “Matchbox” Magic Flute From Tony-Winner Mary Zimmerman

"It's sort of maximalist in a tiny little space," describes Tony-winning adapter/director Mary Zimmerman of her miniaturized Matchbox Magic Flute.

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