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.


Historic, Star-Studded ‘Trout’ Quintet Performance Will Lift Your Spirits

It's hard to overstate just how impressive this performance's lineup is.

Louis Armstrong org starts COVID-19 fund for jazz musicians

The fund will give one-time grants of $1,000 to jazz musicians that live in the New York City region and work regularly in the five boroughs of New York City.

From the Studs Terkel Radio Archive: 7 Conversations with Poets for National Poetry Month

Throughout his 52 years at WFMT, Studs Terkel showcased and championed poets from across the globe.

Fleming, Netrebko, Kaufmann headline Met Opera on-line gala

Renée Fleming, Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Roberto Alagna, and Bryn Terfel are among 38 opera stars in 13 nations scheduled for the Metropolitan Opera’s At-Home gala, which will be streamed live on April 25.

Deaf Hip-Hop Dancer is Moved by Beethoven’s 5th in New Music Video

With beautiful images and stunning dancing, this video reminds us that not everyone engages with music the same way.

Take In the Gleaming Tones of Multi-Instrumentalist & Composer Ólafur Arnalds

This prismatic NPR Tiny Desk Concert will challenge your view of what making music means in the digital age.

10 Pieces of Music for Your Easter Sunday

Looking for the perfect accompaniment for your Easter Sunday? We’ve got you covered with this playlist with everything from Bach to Irving Berlin.

Chicago Area Young Artists Bridge Continents with International Cello Collaboration [Video]

Two young Chicago-area cellists have risen to the challenge of social distancing, bringing together 24 young artists from around the world for one moving performance.

CSO to Premiere Video of Beethoven’s 9th for Facebook Streaming

This Sunday, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra will host a Facebook premiere for a video recording of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 from its archives, in part because it is “widely recognized as one of music’s most powerful and inspiring works."

Still scarred, Notre Dame lives anew in coronavirus crisis

Just days before the first anniversary of the inferno that ravaged the beloved Paris landmark, the French capital’s archbishop led Good Friday celebrations unlike any that have gone before inside the centuries-old jewel of Gothic architecture.

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