Valuable Vinyl: Caring for Your Prized Classical LPs

5 industry leaders give you the tips you need to keep your record collection in mint condition for decades to come.

QUIZ | Which Symphonic Master Are You?

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Some Sublime Schubert from Duo Tal & Groethuysen [Video]

The duo shares one of the staples of the piano four-hands repertoire.


CSO Announces Next Mead Composer-in-Residence

Riccardo Muti has appointed Jessie Montgomery as the Mead Composer-in-Residence. Montgomery will succeed the CSO's current composer-in-residence, Missy Mazzoli, in July of this year.

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Bach Birthday Bash!

All day long, tune in to hear WFMT's celebration of Johann Sebastian Bach, who was born on this date in 1685.

A hopeful pandemic note: Tanglewood music festival to resume

The Boston Symphony Orchestra hasn't played live for fans since the coronavirus pandemic hit a year ago, but it's returning to the stage in July for the outdoor Tanglewood festival.

James Levine, who ruled over Met Opera, dead at age 77

NEW YORK (AP) — Conductor James Levine, who ruled over the Metropolitan Opera for more than four decades before being eased aside when his health declined and then fired for sexual improprieties, has died.

Ravinia Is Back: Festival Announces Plans For Live Music in 2021 Season

The Ravinia Festival today announced its plans to reopen in July for a 2021 summer music season comprised of classical, popular, and chamber music. The 2020 season was canceled because of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

Yo-Yo Ma serenades newly-vaccinated at inoculation clinic

Newly vaccinated Massachusetts residents were treated to a mini concert over the weekend when famed cellist Yo-Yo Ma brought out his instrument after getting his second coronavirus shot.

2021 Grammys: Classical Music Nominees and Winners

It’s been a strange, difficult year for the music world, which is all the more reason to celebrate musical excellence.

Watch WFMT’s First ‘Classical Conversation’ With Denyce Graves

Denyce Graves was the perfect guest to launch WFMT's new digital series! The celebrated mezzo-soprano discusses her career, her relationship with the late Justice Ginsburg, and diversity, equity, and inclusion in the opera world.

Playlist | One Century of Astor Piazzolla

Astor Piazzolla was born on March 11, 1921. To celebrate the influential Argentinian composer's centenary, Elbio Barilari explains Piazzolla's unique legacy and shares a playlist of his most influential music.

What Not To Miss This Grammys Week… According To An Academy Member

Grammy Week is typically an in-person series of events exclusive to Recording Academy members and invitees. However, this year, much of the week’s proceedings will be open to the public via streaming.

Gemma New Announced as 2021 Sir Georg Solti Conducting Fellow

Originally from New Zealand, Gemma New is the music director of the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra in Ontario and the principal guest conductor of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.

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