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.

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Team picked to make ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ into stage musical

Dates for future productions, as well as additional creative team members and cast, will be announced in 2023.

Quiz: How Well Do You Know These Symphony Titles & Nicknames?

Jupiter, Pastoral, Philosopher. There are countless symphonies with nicknames, monikers, and titles. Can you keep them straight?

Willliam Grant Still’s Top 5 Works According to His Daughter, Judith Anne Still

Despite an upturn, William Grant Still's music remains under-performed. We spoke to Judith Anne Still about her five favorite pieces by her father.

Who are the 2022 MacArthur ‘genius grant’ fellows?

Musicians Tomeka Reid (who is Chicago-based), Martha Gonzalez, and Ikue Mori are among the grantees.

9 Studs Terkel Conversations for Hispanic Heritage Month

Hear from Hispanic artists, writers, activists, and more from Chicago and beyond.

14 Chicago Film Fest Screenings Music Lovers Won’t Want To Miss

The Chicago International Film Festival is back for a 58th year, and as ever, there is an embarrassment of cinematic riches.

Singer driven from Belarus for speaking out tries to rebuild

"It was so evident to all of us that we could not keep silent any more," said baritone Ilya Silchukou.

Japanese avant-garde pioneer composer Ichiyanagi dies at 89

Ichiyanagi studied at The Juilliard School in New York and emerged a pioneer, using compositional techniques that incorporated traditional Japanese elements and electronic music.

Playlist: Classical Fire and Flames

The Great Chicago Fire began on October 8, 1871. Here's some music that takes inspiration from flames.

These Quotes From Classical Composers Will Make You Fall in Love With Music All Over Again!

Not only are these composers' musical works an inspiration, but their words are, too! Here are some of the most beautiful insights you'll read all day.

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