Live from WFMT

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Live from WFMT

Weekly, full-length concerts live from WFMT’s Levin Studio

WFMT’s flagship full-length recital series presents music and conversation performed live from the state-of-the-art Fay and Daniel Levin Performance Studio. The program draws on the rich community of Chicago-based musicians as well as a roster of renowned international artists visiting the city.

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Stephane Wrembel, guitar

May 20, 2024, 8:00 pm

Stephane Wrembel stands as one of the world’s foremost guitarists, specializing in the distinctive style of the legendary composer/guitarist Django Reinhardt. Hailing from Fontainebleau, France, Wrembel honed his craft traversing the French countryside before graduating Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music in Boston. With a career that spans the globe, he has released an impressive 17 albums under his ...

International Chamber Artists

June 3, 2024, 8:00 pm

Tonight Live From WFMT presents International Chamber Artists, one of the premier chamber ensembles from the Chicago area. This live performance holds works by Ethel Smyth (1858-1944), James M. Stephenson, ICA Composer-in-Residence (b. 1969), snd Béla Bartók (1881-1945).

The Chen Family

June 10, 2024, 8:00 pm

Robert Chen is the concertmaster of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. He and his wife, violinist Laura Park Chen, and their children, violist Beatrice Chen and cellist Noah Chen, have been making music together for years. Tonight, Live From WFMT is delighted to present the Chen Family for a lovely evening of chamber music.

Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, viola

June 17, 2024, 8:00 pm

Praised by Strad magazine as having “lyricism that stood out…a silky tone and beautiful, supple lines,” violist Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt has established herself as one of the most sought-after violists of her generation. Ms. Pajaro-van de Stadt was the founding violist of the Dover Quartet, and played in the highly acclaimed group from 2008-2022.

Sara Su Jones, violin & Tatyana Stepanova, piano

June 24, 2024, 8:00 pm

The edition of Live From WFMT features a performance by a wonderful Chicago-based duo: violinist Sara Su Jones and collaborative pianist Tatyana Stepanova.

Marc-André Hamelin, piano

July 1, 2024, 8:00 pm

The 2023-24 Live From WFMT season comes to a close with a very special performance by pianist Marc-André Hamelin.