2020’s 8 Best Classical Christmas Albums

Every year, the holiday season brings a new assortment of fabulous and festive Christmas albums.

NY Philharmonic musicians agree to 4 years of wage cuts

The New York Philharmonic, silenced from performances at Lincoln Center since March by the novel coronavirus pandemic, has agreed to a four-year labor contract with its musicians through Sept. 20, 2024...

Meet WFMT’s Newest Voices

Get to know Kristina Lynn and LaRob K. Payton, who join WFMT's announcing team as fill-in hosts.

Gloria Estefan reveals she caught COVID-19, is now recovered

The Grammy-winning artist said she's since recovered and now has tested negative for COVID-19.

Staff Spotlight: Telling the Painful and Hopeful Story of the Black Community Through Music

In the first of our WFMT Staff Spotlight series, we share a playlist from Tim Russell, the Vice President of Community Engagement at WFMT and WTTW.

Watch Andrew Byun and Victor Asuncion Perform Music by Schumann, Tailleferre, and Beethoven

The duo's stirring performance was given to an empty audience but was broadcast via WFMT and WFMT's social channels.

An Opera Without Precedent: Derrick Wang’s US Supreme Court Comic Opera Scalia/Ginsburg

Even though Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg disagreed on many things, what united them was humor and a love for opera. Composer, librettist, and former attorney Derrick Wang reveals how he created an opera about these two influential figures.

With performers infected, La Scala season premiere canceled

The December 7 season premiere at Milan's La Scala opera house is being scrapped after a rash of coronavirus infections among musicians and chorus members.

Carnegie Hall to remain closed through April 5

The decision leaves only the possibility of performances at the very tail end of the hall's 2020-21 season.

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