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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.
Joel Spears and Friends
Lutist Joel Spears returns to WFMT with an early music ensemble to perform an early 17th century Christmas oratorio. The program features lutenist/guitarist Joel Spears, The Strangers, an early music vocal ensemble, plus accompaniment by harp, violin, organ, harpsichord, and theorbo. The centerpiece of the Christmas concert will be the American premiere of a Christmas Oratorio first performed at the Vatican ...
Pianist Ian Hobson returns to the Fay and Daniel Levin Performance studio for a live recital. Pianist and conductor Ian Hobson is recognized internationally for his command of an extraordinarily comprehensive repertoire, his consummate performances of the Romantic masters, his deft and idiomatic readings of neglected piano music old and new, and his assured conducting from both the piano and ...
Members of the Elgin Symphony
This is a rebroadcast from May 4, 2018 featuring members of the Elgin Symphony with works of Beethoven and Brahms. For more information about the Elgin Symphony, click here.
DePaul University Wind Faculty
DePaul University wind faculty and Chicago Symphony Orchestra principal musicians, Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson, flute; Keith Buncke, bassoon; and Stephen Williamson, clarinet, along with collaborative pianist Beilin Han, will join us live from the Fay and Daniel Levin Performance Studio with works of Devienne, Glinka, Villa-Lobos, Brahms, Pierne, and Poulenc. DePaul University School of Music
Nicholas Phan and Shannon McGinnis
Lyric tenor Nicholas Phan joins us once again in the Fay and Daniel Levin Performance Studio on this Live from WFMT. Described by the Boston Globe as “one of the world’s most remarkable singers,” American tenor Nicholas Phan is increasingly recognized as an artist of distinction. Praised for his keen intelligence, captivating stage presence and natural musicianship, he performs regularly with ...
British pianist Paul Lewis visited WFMT last week to record this Live from WFMT program in Levin Performance Studio. In this broadcast, he shares works by Haydn and Beethoven. READ MORE: How to Win Music Competitions Even if You Lose — Tips from Paul Lewis
Yuki and Tomoko Mack (Rebroadcast)
Hear the award-winning piano duo play a varied program featuring Dvořák, Falla, Liszt, and Gershwin in this encore broadcast of their June 4, 2018, Live from WFMT performance.
Philip and Patricia Morehead and Friends
Pianist Philip Morehead and composer/oboist Patricia Morehead return to the WFMT studios to perform live chamber music with some friends. They are joined by flutist Caroline Pittman and soprano Alicia Berneche.
Sara Su Jones and Tatyana Stepanova
Violinist Sara Su Jones is joined by collaborative pianist Tatyana Stepanova for a live recital from the Levin Performance Studio. Sara Su Jones, violin Hailed as a “violinist of enviable gifts” by a Chicago Sun-Times music critic, Sara Su Jones is an award-winning violinist who has performed as a soloist throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Sara Su appears regularly ...
Jory Vinikour with Special Guest Rachel Barton-Pine
Harpsichordist Jory Vinikour returns to the Levin Performance Studio with special guest, violinist Rachel Barton-Pine.
Picosa is a mixed Chicago based ensemble known for producing virtuosic symphony-like sound. They are dedicated to presenting repertoire from across the centuries. *On-demand audio featured on this site may have been edited in order to comply with U.S. copyright regulations.
Yuki and Tomoko Mack
The award winning piano duo “The Mack Sisters” consisting of Yuki and Tomoko Mack known for their diverse programming return to the Levin Performance Studio to present a recital of live music. *On-demand audio featured on this site may have been edited in order to comply with U.S. copyright regulations.
Bonnie Campbell, Diana Schmück, and Friends
Clarinetist Bonnie Campbell, pianist Diana Schmück, along with some friends present a celebration of Bernstein music as we near his 100th birthday anniversary.
Janet Sung and Friends
Violinist Janet Sung returns to the Levin Studio with some very talented musician colleagues with a program entitled String Souvenirs presenting works by Mozart, Kodály, and Tchaikovsky. Performers: Janet Sung, violin Lina Bahn, violin Victoria Chiang, viola Anthony Devroye, viola Stephen Balderston, cello Michael Mermagen, cello
William Cernota & Eric Weimer
Committed to the “creation of beauty through music,” Lyric Opera of Chicago cellist William Cernota returns along with veteran Lyric Opera pianist and vocal coach for an evening of live music from the Levin Performance Studio at WFMT.