LISTEN | New Comma Baroque in the WFMT Levin Performance Studio

Hear a diverse group of works, including a Chicago premiere, in this concert and conversation recorded live at WFMT.


Ravinia Returns for 2021 Season

Ravinia Festival is back for 2021 for its 85th concert season, offering up a signature blend of classical, jazz, folk, and rock music performances.

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Playlist | Women in Brass

Women play at the top of their fields in, jazz, classical, blues, and reggae. Here are just a few of the dynamic women brass players who are showing off their chops and sharing their talents with us.

Video | Young Chicago Artists Perform Music by Bach, Rachmaninoff, Saint-Saëns

Chicago Musical Pathways Initiative aims to diversify American orchestras by preparing promising young artists from underrepresented communities for careers in music.

Live Video | Chicago Flutist, Pianist, Horn Player Share Lovely, Lesser-Known Repertoire

On a sunny March day, flutist Emma Gerstein, horn player Alexander Love, and pianist Winston Choi shared an upbeat recital featuring music you might not have heard before.

George Floyd kin joins protest anthem album project

Terrence Floyd, the brother of George Floyd, plays drums on a forthcoming album of protest anthems, fulfilling a dream of his late brother, who once dabbled in music in Houston’s hip-hop scene.

12 Black Film & TV Composers You Should Know

From Duke Ellington to Tamar-kali, these 12 composers have shaped what movies and TV sound like.

‘The reach is exponentially larger’: How Kamala Sankaram Brings New Audiences, Stories to Opera

In the words of composer Kamala Sankaram, the opera 'Taking Up Serpents' is about “negotiating one’s faith in the modern world, particularly through the lens of women.”

La Vie Boheme: ‘Rent’ musical celebrates 25th anniversary

The musical celebrates its silver anniversary with an online gala featuring theater stars like Lin-Manuel Miranda and Neil Patrick Harris.

Boston Symphony Orchestra taps Gail Samuel as 1st female CEO

The current president of the Hollywood Bowl and chief operating officer of the Los Angeles Philharmonic will be the BSO's eighth president overall.

Cora Swenson Lee and Claire-Chung Lim Play Amy Beach and Ethel Smyth (Video)

On a frigid day in February, music by Amy Beach, Ethel Smyth, and Luise Adolpha Le Beau brought us comfort and warmth.

Jazz great Chick Corea with 23 Grammy Awards dies at 79

Corea, who won a staggering 23 Grammy Awards, pushed the boundaries of the genre and worked alongside Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock.

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