WFMT Presents | London Calling

8pm: Music of the Baroque performs music by Mozart, Haydn, and Handel written for the great city of London.

Hess Concerts | Michael Katz & Victor Santiago Asunción

12:15pm: Music by Rebecca Clarke, Edvard Grieg, and Manuel de Falla.

Baroque&Before | Bach in Norway

10pm: From Oslo, a program performed by Scandinavia’s first independent professional baroque orchestra.

Quiz: How Well Do You Know the Music of Sergei Rachmaninoff?

You’ve heard his works before: from his wildly popular piano concertos to his haunting preludes. But how much do you really know about Sergei Rachmaninoff's music? Take our quiz to find out!

Don't Miss a Beat

Nicholas Lloyd Webber, son of famed composer, dies at 43

The Grammy-nominated composer, record producer and eldest son of Andrew Lloyd Webber, died Saturday in England after a protracted battle with gastric cancer and pneumonia.

Pioneer of gospel music rediscovered in Pittsburgh archives

Charles Henry Pace was one of the first African American gospel music composers in the US and owned of one of the first independent, Black gospel music publishing companies.

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."

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.

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