Live from WFMT

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Live from WFMT

Enjoy weekly, full-length concerts Live from WFMT’s Levin Studio.

Live from WFMT, the station’s full-length recital series, presents weekly music and conversation from October through June. The program draws on the rich community of Chicago-based musicians as well as a roster of international artists who are visiting the city. Each two-hour program is performed live in WFMT’s state-of-the-art Fay and Daniel Levin Performance Studio.

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Chicago Harp Quartet [Rebroadcast]

January 24, 2022

This is a rebroadcast from January 12, 2015.

Victor Asuncion [Rebroadcast]

January 17, 2022

This is a rebroadcast from June 6, 2016.

Atrium String Quartet [Rebroadcast]

January 10, 2022

This is a rebroadcast from October 20, 2014. Alexei Naumenko, violin Anton Ilyamin, violin Dmitry Pitulko, viola Anna Gorelova, cello

Eduardo Fernandez [Rebroadcast]

January 3, 2022

This is a rebroadcast from November 23, 2015.

Kontras Quartet [Rebroadcast]

December 27, 2021

This is a rebroadcast from October 16, 2017.

Daniel Schlosberg [Rebroadcast]

December 20, 2021

This is an encore broadcast from May 15, 2017.

Orion Ensemble [Rebroadcast]

December 13, 2021

This is an encore broadcast from March 11, 2019.

Black Tulip [Rebroadcast]

December 6, 2021

Black Tulip is a multinational ensemble featuring Josefien Stoppelenburg, soprano (the Netherlands), Mirja Lorenz, recorders (Germany), Phillip W. Serna, violas da gamba (US), and Joel Spears, lutes and theorbo (US). Interdisciplinary by nature, Black Tulip’s innovative outside-of-the-box programming immerses audiences in vivid and dynamic multi-media experiences. Black Tulip often combines dramatic cantatas and songs for solo voice and obbligato instruments with virtuosic instrumental ...

The Mack Sisters [Rebroadcast]

November 29, 2021

This is an encore broadcast from June 4, 2018 featuring works by Dvořák, Falla, Smetana, Liszt, Gavrilin, and Gershwin.

Rembrandt Chamber Musicians [Rebroadcast]

November 22, 2021

This is a rebroadcast from March 26, 2018. Sandra Morgan, Flute Robert Morgan, Oboe David Perry, Violin John Macfarlane, Violin Carol Cook, viola Calum Cook, Cello Andrew Rosenblum, Piano Jeannie Yu, Piano  

Matthew Hagle [Rebroadcast]

November 15, 2021

This is an encore broadcast from March 6, 2019. Pianist Matthew Hagle presents an all Beethoven recital.

Fifth House Ensemble [Rebroadcast]

November 8, 2021

This is an encore presentation from December 4, 2017. The dynamic Chicago-based Fifth House Ensemble has been praised by the New York Times for its “conviction, authority, and finesse.” John von Rhein of the Chicago Tribune wrote, “You have to admire the sheer imaginative chutzpah these young performers bring to their envelope-pushing enterprise.”  Committed to innovative programming and educational outreach, ...

Ian Gindes [Rebroadcast]

November 1, 2021

American pianist Dr. Ian Gindes shares a program ranging from J.S. Bach to Earl Wild on tonight’s program live from the Fay and Daniel Levin Performance Studio at WFMT. This program is a rebroadcast from February 6, 2017.

International Chamber Artists [Rebroadcast]

October 25, 2021

This is an encore broadcast from March 12, 2018.

Misha and Cipa Dichter

October 18, 2021

This program was recorded live on the pavilion stage at the Ravinia Festival on July 26 2021. The duo performed works of Dvorak, Liszt, and Grainger.

Lincoln Trio

October 11, 2021

The Lincoln Trio was recorded live in concert on September 21, 2021 from the Ravinia Festival.

NEXUS Chamber Music

October 4, 2021

Benjamin Baker, violin Brian Hong, violin and co-artistic director Jordan Bak, viola Alexander Hersh, cello and co-artistic director Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson, flute Kristina Bachrach, soprano Augusta Read Thomas, composer and emcee The program entitled Upon Wings of Words was recorded live on September 9, 2021 from the Pavilion at the Ravinia Festival.

Music of the Baroque: A Celebration of 50 Years

June 28, 2021, 8:00 pm

Special: Join host Maggie Clennon Reberg as she celebrates the 50th anniversary of Chicago’s treasured early music ensemble Music of the Baroque.

Jennifer Koh and Reiko Uchida [Rebroadcast]

June 21, 2021

This program is a rebroadcast from January 29, 2007. Recognized for intense, commanding performances, delivered with dazzling virtuosity and technical assurance, violinist Jennifer Koh is a forward-thinking artist dedicated to exploring a broad and eclectic repertoire, while promoting diversity and inclusivity in classical music. She has expanded the contemporary violin repertoire through a wide range of commissioning projects, and has ...

Spektral Quartet [Rebroadcast]

June 14, 2021

This is a rebroadcast from October 17, 2016. Multi-Grammy nominees, the Spektral Quartet actively pursues a vivid conversation between exhilarating works of the traditional repertoire and those written this decade, this year, or this week. Since its inception in 2010, Spektral is known for creating seamless connections across centuries, drawing in the listener with charismatic deliveries, interactive concert formats, an ...

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