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LIVE: Civic Orchestra Centennial with Yo-Yo Ma & Ken-David Masur

March 1, 2020, 7:00 pm

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WFMT brings you a live broadcast from Symphony Center as the Civic Orchestra of Chicago marks its 100th anniversary season with a Centennial Celebration Benefit Concert featuring Yo-Yo Ma and Civic Orchestra Principal Conductor Ken-David Masur. Hosted by WFMT’s Kerry Frumkin, the broadcast will feature music by Berlioz, Ravel, and Dvořák. Tune in at 98.7 FM, wfmt.com, or the WFMT …

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New Year’s in Vienna

January 1, 2020, 10:00 am

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Andris Nelsons, the music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra (Photo: Marco Borggreve)

An almost-live presentation of the annual Strauss concert by the Vienna Philharmonic in its venerable Musikverein. Andris Nelsons conducts.

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New Year’s Eve Midnight Special

December 31, 2019, 8:00 pm

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Rich Warren plays listener requests and welcomes a live audience to Levin Studio to hear four stellar folk performers. An annual WFMT tradition.

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With Heart and Voice | Christmastide

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The holiday festivities continue with delightful carols and anthems from a variety of religious traditions celebrating the birth of Christ. Join Peter DuBois for some Christmas cheer!

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Winter Holidays Around the World with Bill McGlaughlin

December 24, 2019, 9:00 pm

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Winter holidays are celebrated around the world, and their music is wonderful to hear, regardless of which tradition you observe. Bill’s spirited selections hail from the British Isles, Paris, Mexico, Polynesia, and more. Turn on your radio, pour a cup of tea, cozy up to a warm fire, and enjoy the music!