Citing COVID Surge, Joffrey Postpones ‘Don Quixote’

The production was scheduled to be performed at Lyric Opera House between February 16-27 and is now set to be performed in June.

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WFMT Joins Forces with Cedille to Share Stream of Emerging Artist Competition

The first such event in Cedille's history, the competition is being held in honor of the label's 30th anniversary. The first place artist will get to create a record that will be produced and released by Cedille.

Watch | J’Nai Bridges, Shawn Okpebholo Join WFMT for Bach to School Virtual Assembly

For this WFMT Bach to School Virtual Assembly, WFMT's George Preston welcomed mezzo-soprano J'Nai Bridges and composer Shawn Okpebholo to discuss J’Nai’s stunning Habanera from Carmen and Shawn’s composition "Oh Glory."

New San Francisco Center to Share Classical Music With All

Yo-Yo Ma, who spent the better part of the pandemic playing cello to an online audience, helped inaugurate the San Francisco Conservatory of Music's new campus by playing an energetic cello suite on Friday.

Venezuelan Musicians Pursue World’s Largest Orchestra Record

Thousands of Venezuelan musicians, mostly children and adolescents, have attempted to set the record of the world's largest orchestra during a concert in Caracas.

Verismo Meets Lyrical Flow: Chicago Composer Creates Opera from Classic Nas Track

It was a rap song by Nas that directly influenced Chicago composer Steve Wallace’s newest chamber opera, Undying Love.

Emilie Kouatchou Makes ‘Phantom’ History On Broadway

The actor and soprano made her Broadway debut as Christine in "The Phantom of the Opera," becoming the first Black woman in the role in the show's 33-year history in New York.

From the Composer’s Studio: A Conversation with Missy Mazzoli and Jessie Montgomery (VIDEO)

From the Composer’s Studio invites you to hear Missy Mazzoli and Jessie Montgomery, two of today’s most celebrated composers, provide a glimpse into their work. Enjoy this insightful, lively discussion co-produced by the CSOA and WFMT.

Chilling Concerts: 4 Performance Hall Hauntings In and Around Chicago

As Halloween creeps closer and closer… so do the ghosts. Let’s take a look at some haunted music venues that you can visit in and around Chicago.

Honoring Your Ancestors: 6 Chicago Celebrations for Día de los Muertos

Celebrated from October 31 to November 2, the holiday honors loved ones who have died and is an intergenerational coming together of families. Find some of the many offerings Chicago has to offer to celebrate these days of remembrance.

Fleming, Nézet-Séguin Release Recording on Climate Change

Renée Fleming and conductor and pianist Yannick Nézet-Séguin brainstormed on songs they could perform together at a piano.

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