Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival | Dohnányi and Mendelssohn

The New York Philharmonic String Quartet performs Mendelssohn’s String Quartet in F Minor. 9:00 pm.

Classical Music to Help You Brave the Winter, Selected by WFMT

Escape the cold of winter with this warming playlist!

Some Sublime Schubert from Duo Tal & Groethuysen [Video]

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


Rachel Barton Pine and Sylvia Pine help launch WFMT’s new family request program

What better way to inaugurate a program celebrating music for kids and families than by inviting a very musical family to perform — violinist Rachel Barton Pine and her 8-year-old daughter Sylvia Pine?

Decade in Review: The 2010s and Classical Music

The 2010s were a tumultuous decade, replete with astounding artistic highlights, superlative new voices, and watershed moments of reckoning. WFMT hosts and staff reflect on what the past decade brought for classical music, and what the new decade may have in store.

Saturday: WFMT to Premiere Two New Programs for Kids and Families

Saturday Morning Listener's Choice kicks off on January 4 with guests Rachel Barton Pine and daughter Sylvia, who give us their picks in the premiere episode

German opera director Harry Kupfer dies at 84

Harry Kupfer, the longtime opera director of Berlin's Komische Oper, has died at the age of 84. Kupfer's management agency says he died Monday “after lengthy illness” in Berlin.

Everyone Can Play: 6 Easy Steps to Finding a New Instrument

If you or your child have a passion for music — or even a mild curiosity — there is no better time to seize the day.

In Their Own Words — Inspiring and evocative quotes from classical artists who died in 2019 

2019 was a year of great loss in the worlds of classical music and the arts. WFMT commemorates and celebrates the lives of these artists as they speak directly to us.

9 Classical Drinking Songs to Ring in the New Year

Who says enjoying classical music has to be a sober affair? Here are some classical drinking songs to help you say goodbye to 2019 and hello to 2020.

German opera singer, conductor Schreier dies at 84

Opera singer and conductor Peter Schreier has died in Dresden, Germany at age 84. The dpa news agency reported Thursday that he died Wednesday, citing his longtime secretary.

Holiday Music: Pianist Inga Kashakashvili shares a wistful, lesser-known piano waltz

In a recent Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert, pianist Inga Kashakashvili shared this snowy, evocative excerpt from The Christmas Tree by Vladimir Rebikov.

Notre Dame Cathedral to miss first Christmas in centuries

Notre Dame Cathedral kept holding services during two world wars as a beacon of hope amid bloodshed and fear. It took a fire in peacetime to finally stop Notre Dame from celebrating Christmas Mass for the first time in more than two centuries. As the lights stay dim in the once-invincible 855-year-old Paris landmark, officials are trying hard to focus ...

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