Looking Forward from a Crossroads with Liza Malamut, Newberry’s New Director
"I’ve been fascinated with this music for a long time — it’s extremely unusual for our preconceived notions of what Renaissance music sounds like."
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Esme Arias-Kim, 17, Wins 2023 Crain-Maling Foundation CSO Young Artist Competition
The 17-year-old violinist claimed first prize with her performance of Ernest Chausson's Poème for violin and orchestra.
Caccini, Hasse, Scarlatti: Haymarket Shares ’23 Season
The performance lineup features three mainstage operas; all three titles are rare and represent Chicago premieres.
95th Oscars: Music & Sound Nominees
The nominees for the 95th Academy Awards were announced on January 24, 2023. Let's take a look at the music and sound-focused categories.
Playlist: Classical Chinese Music for Lunar New Year
Lunar New Year festivities are a great time to celebrate Chicago's Chinese and Chinese American communities.
Matthew Kraemer named conductor of Louisiana Philharmonic
Kraemer will succeed Carlos Miguel Prieto, who has served as musical director for 17 seasons.
Grant Park Music Festival 2023 Season Released
What music will fill your summer? Grant Park shares its 2023 offerings.
Quiz: What Should Your Musical New Year’s Resolution Be?
Realistic New Year’s resolutions are difficult to create, and even harder to maintain. Let WFMT help you set some achievable, musical goals as we head into the new year!
At top of opera, Yoncheva worries about classical music
In a bid to shape projects and bolster opera’s audience, Yoncheva is launching her own record label.
In Their Own Words: Inspiring Quotes From Classical Artists and Friends Who Died in 2022
As we reflect on the year gone by, WFMT salutes the contributions of members of the arts community who died this past year.
Playlist: 8 Works for Hanukkah
With Hanukkah right around the corner, it is a perfect time to plan your celebration. Include this music in your festivities.
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