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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KAIA String Quartet

June 5, 2017

WFMT’s Ensemble in Residence joins us in the Levin Studio with music of Latin America.

Inna Faliks

May 29, 2017

Pianist Inna Faliks joins us in the Levin Studio with excerpts from her Re-imagine Beethoven and Ravel Project.

Civitas & Gipsy Way

May 22, 2017

The combined forces of Civitas and Gipsy Way perform live from the Levin Performance Studio with works of Brahms, Sarasate, Sommer and more…

Pianist Daniel Schlosberg Plays Schubert, Silvestrov, and More

May 15, 2017

Pianist Daniel Schlosberg returns to the WFMT Levin Performance Studio with to play the following program: Franz Schubert: Drei Klavierstücke, D. 946 Carl Ruggles: Evocations, 4 Chants for Piano Ludwig van Beethoven: 6 Bagatelles, Op. 126 Francis Poulenc: Les soirées de Nazelles Valentin Silvestrov: Der Bote

Janet Sung & Friends

May 8, 2017

Violinist Janet Sung joins us in the Levin Performance studio with some musical friends.

Black Tulip

May 1, 2017

Early music ensemble Black Tulip returns to the Levin Performance Studio with a program entitled Tulipmania.

Wicker Park Choral Singers

April 24, 2017

The Wicker Park Choral Singers return to the Levin Studio for a live performance.

Ilya Kaler & Susan Merdinger

April 10, 2017

Recorded live in the Levin Performance studio, Violinist Ilya Kaler and pianist Susan Merdinger present an all Beethoven Program.

Magdalena Baczewska In Recital

April 3, 2017

Pianist Magdalena Stern-Baczewska performs Chopin.

Vassily Primakov: Tribute to Vera Gornostaeva

March 27, 2017

Recorded live in concert at Ganz Hall at Roosevelt University, Russian pianist Vassily Primakov pays tribute to his mentor Vera Gornostaeva.

The Orion Ensemble

March 20, 2017

The Orion Ensemble returns to the Levin Performance Studio along with guest violist Stephen Boe for a program entitled Connections.

William Cernota, cello & Eric Weimer, piano

March 13, 2017

Lyric Opera of Chicago orchestral member, cellist William Cernota with veteran Lyric Opera pianist Eric Wiemer present a program of Grieg, Janacek, Kodaly and Barber.

International Chamber Artists

March 6, 2017

International Chamber Artists performing live from WFMT’s Levin Studio

Sara Su Jones & Tatyana Stepanova

February 26, 2018

Award-winning violinist Sara Su Jones and collaborative pianist Tatyana Stepanova join us in the Levin Performance Studio for this Live from WFMT recital with music of Mozart, Franck, Kabalevsky, Shchedrin, Dinicu, Elgar, and Debussy. About the Artists 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 ...

Orion Ensemble

March 5, 2018

Noted as, “one of Chicago’s most vibrant, versatile and distinctive ensembles,” by the Chicago Tribune’s  John von Rhein, the Orion ensemble returns to the WFMT Levin studio. Comprised of very talented musicians, who offer a unique blend of ensemble possibilities. The core group is comprised of: Florentina Ramniceanu, Violin Judy Stone, Cello Kathryne Pirtle, Clarinet Diana Schmück, Piano  

International Chamber Artists

March 12, 2018

What began as a gathering of musical friends, has grown to 21 musicians who form a versatile ensemble dedicated to showcasing emerging artists and bringing “great music to Chicago.” The International Chamber Artists return once again to the Levin Performance Studio with a diverse and varied program. Patrick Godon, piano Jessica Usherwood, soprano Sang Mee Lee, violin Ellen McSweeney, violin ...