Ravinia Festival | Miró Quartet

The Miró Quartet performs music by George Walker, Kevin Puts, and Antonín Dvořák. 8:00 pm.

How To Choose the Best Speakers to Listen to WFMT

Don't invest in a new system without following these steps!

Watch an All-French Concert

Music by Chaminade, Ravel, and Lili Boulanger.


Video | Husband-Wife Duo Plays Brahms, Clarke, Tchaikovsky

Collaborators Matthew Cohen and Zhenni Li-Cohen perform a concert of music for viola and piano.

Don't Miss a Beat

Every Chicago Classical Season Announcement

On any given day, Chicago plays host to so much great music that it can be hard to keep track of! Luckily, we're here to help you stay on top of the many exciting offerings this city has to offer.

10 Composers Changing Contemporary Classical Music (Who Also Happen to Be Women) [Playlist]

If you’re looking to expand your own repertoire, why not explore the music of living composers? Check out these 10 composers changing contemporary classical music today who also all happen to be women.

11 Lithuanian Composers You Should Know

During and following periods of suppression and foreign occupation, many composers have made it their duty to preserve and strengthen a Lithuanian national identity.

UK to host 2023 Eurovision after Ukraine ruled too risky

The fate of the 2023 contest had featured in talks between Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Video | Violinist Julian Rhee & Pianist Xiaohui Yang play Mozart & Strauss

Violinist Julian Rhee is not yet 20 years old, but he's already an in-demand artist, with appearances with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Madison Symphony Orchestra, and the San Diego Symphony under his belt.

How To Choose the Best Speakers to Listen to WFMT (and All Your Favorite Music!)

Finding the best speakers for classical music can be a serious proposition. Don't spend your money without answering these questions!

Pete Seeger gets own stamp; ceremony planned at Newport Folk

Seeger, a Harvard dropout who died in 2014 at age 94, wrote or co-wrote “If I Had a Hammer,” “Turn, Turn, Turn,” and “Where Have All the Flowers Gone.”

U2, George Clooney, Amy Grant among Kennedy Center honorees

Eight-time Grammy-winning singer Gladys Knight and acclaimed Cuban-born American composer Tania León are also among the honorees.

From the end of the world to your town, Elton John’s goodbye

John has five Grammys, as well as a Tony for Aida. His "Can You Feel The Love Tonight" in The Lion King motion picture has been heard by millions of children.

US soprano, offended by blackface, pulls out of Italy opera

Soprano Angel Blue will be bowing out of La Traviata because the theater recently mounted another Verdi opera using blackface.

Bramwell Tovey, conductor and composer, dies at 69

After a long bout with cancer, Tovey died on July 12. Tovey appeared as both a conductor and pianist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and other top orchestras.

Pianist Stewart Goodyear on the Magic of Music

"Every time I play a piece of music, I train my mind to look at a score fresh."

1 2 3 142

Thanks to our sponsors.

Learn more about advertising and sponsorship on WFMT.

Featured Content

Studs Terkel
Best of Studs Terkel

Fridays at 11:00 pm

Bill McLaughlin
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin

Weekdays at 7:00 pm

Bach To School
Bach to School

WFMT school music donation program

Candice Agree
Late Afternoon Music with Candice Agree

Weekdays beginning at 4:00 pm

Opera Series
Opera Series

Saturdays at noon

Fiesta with Elbio Barilari

Saturdays at 7:00 pm