All month long, WFMT highlights women artists and composers through special programming, recordings, and features.
On March, February 4, WFMT is proud to present a day of programming to help launch Women's History Month on air.
Women’s History Month Highlights
Teenage performers play music by women composers including Clara Schumann, Lili Boulanger, Augusta Read Thomas, and Nokuthula Ngwenyama.
Noon: MET OPERA
Donizetti’s La Favorita
An 1978 performance featuring trailblazing soprano Shirley Verrett alongside Luciano Pavarotti.
4pm: LISTENING TO SINGERS
Golda Schultz on Songs by Female Composers
Schultz, who stars in Lyric’s upcoming Carmen, discusses the album This Be Her Verse which showcases repertoire written by women.
Gina Forsyth & Heather Styka
Forsyth, a Cajun fiddler/songwriter, shares the bill with Styka, a lyrical Chicago-bred songstress live from Acoustic Renaissance Concerts in Hinsdale.