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Music by Chaminade, Ravel, and Lili Boulanger.


A Beginner’s Guide to Indigenous Instruments of Illinois

The very name Illinois comes from the confederation of native tribes who lived here — the Illini or Illiwek — composed of at least twelve tribes.

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Playlist: Music for All Souls Day

All Souls Day (November 2) is a day of prayer and remembrance for departed loved ones observed in many branches of Christianity.

Video: Weird Al Flexes His Classical Music Muscle

When beloved satirist and musician “Weird Al” Yankovic visited Ravinia, WFMT spoke with him about his tour... and then challenged him to a classical music speed round!

Playlist: 13 Horror Movie Soundtracks You Should Know

It's hard to pinpoint a single genre for which music is more indispensable than horror. Here are 13 horror movie soundtracks to give you thrills and chills.

10 Chicago Musical Events for Halloween 2022

Some of the most intriguing, spine-curdling, and spirited musical events all around the Chicago area.

NHL’s Kraken get original music from Oscar winner Zimmer

An NHL team with a Hollywood connection gets a new musical score, and it's from Oscar and Grammy winner Hans Zimmer.

Chicago-born opera stars Janai Brugger & Matthew Polenzani trade hometown tales, tips for singing on camera

Tenor Matthew Polenzani reflects that "there are definitely pieces where what’s required dramatically in a hall of 4,000 seats is different from what’s required dramatically on a screen."

Wynton Marsalis joins forces with Michigan Marching Band

"I've never seen a jazz band like ours play with a marching band, where the actual music we're playing is integrated into the music the band is playing," Marsalis said.

9 Things To Know About Monteverdi’s Vespers

Even though his compositions were well known across Europe during his time, one of Claudio Monteverdi‘s most enduring works was likely not performed (in its entirety, at least) in his lifetime!

Team picked to make ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ into stage musical

Dates for future productions, as well as additional creative team members and cast, will be announced in 2023.

Quiz: How Well Do You Know These Symphony Titles & Nicknames?

Jupiter, Pastoral, Philosopher. There are countless symphonies with nicknames, monikers, and titles. Can you keep them straight?

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