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10 Times Joshua Bell Tore It Up on the Violin
Joshua Bell is one of the most acclaimed musicians of our time... which is to say, he can really tear it up on the violin.
Rare Ballet Sylvia Comes to Chicago
Choreographer John Neumeier said that in his reinterpretation of Sylvia, he "tried to invent a movement vocabulary that would suit each of the characters."
The Women of ‘Figaro’ on Mozart’s Women
Behind every great man is a great woman, so the saying goes. In Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, the women often run the show. How better to learn about these fascinating female characters than from the women behind Lyric Opera of Chicago’s new production of Mozart’s masterwork? I spoke with Barbara Gaines, the stage director, as well as the opera’s leading ladies ...
Video: Two Italians Talk About Rossini
Baritones Alessandro Corbelli and Vito Priante are two of the most sought-after Rossini singers today. They break down the heralded opera composer's repertoire.
Get a Sneak Peek at Pianist Conrad Tao’s New Album
Chicago audiences will know pianist Conrad Tao from his time as Composer-in-Residence with Music in the Loft, and from WFMT’s airwaves.
Video | Justice Ginsburg on the Death Penalty and Opera
What does opera have to do with the death penalty? Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, came to WFMT, Chicago’s fine arts and classical radio station, to explain.
Video | 5 Operas the Notorious RBG Wants You to Know
See which operas Justice Ginsburg chose as her her five favorites during her visit to WFMT.
RIP Jim White, WFMT Chief Engineer
Mark Jahnke, VP and Chief Technology shares the sad news of Jim White’s death. Sadly, we received news last night that Jim White, Chief Engineer for WFMT, has passed away. Although Jim just joined the company in February of this year, he had quickly become a valued member of the WFMT team. The second Jim walked in the door at ...
5 Women on Being Modern Women in Dance
Choreographer and modern dance maven Claire Bataille: "But gender discrimination is really no different in the dance world from what it is in the corporate world..."
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