Celebrate Chicago’s vibrant classical music scene.
Music in Chicago gives you a front-row seat to some of the best classical music concerts presented throughout the Chicago area. Every day in the noon hour, Lisa Flynn features recent performances from the city’s soloists, orchestras, choirs, bands and chamber ensembles. The Elgin Symphony Orchestra, St. Charles Singers, Rachel Barton Pine, Dover Quartet, Civic Orchestra, Midwest Mozart Festival, and Chicago Latino Music Festival are among the many artists and organizations that have been heard on this weekly program.
WFMT is always looking for new groups and musicians to feature on Music in Chicago. If you or your ensemble would like to be considered for our program, audition online to let us know more about you and to send us a recording.
May 10 – May 14, 2021
Coming up this week on Music in Chicago, we'll bring you recordings by the Spektral Quartet, Chicago Harp Quartet, and Third Coast Percussion, a live broadcast from the Chicago Cultural Center, and an encore of WFMT's Impromptu series with clarinetist Anthony McGill and friends.
May 17 – May 21, 2021
This week on Music in Chicago, we'll hear recordings by the Chicago Gargoyle Brass and Organ Ensemble and Camerata Chicago, music by composer James Stephenson, a live recital from the Chicago Cultural Center, and an encore broadcast of WFMT's Impromptu series.
May 24 – May 28, 2021
This week on Music in Chicago, we'll hear recordings by Georgia and Louise Mangos, the Chicago Sinfonietta, and the Grant Park Orchestra, a live recital from the Chicago Cultural Center, and guitarist Pablo Sáinz Villegas in a 2016 performance from WFMT's Impromptu series.
May 31 – June 4, 2021
Join WFMT at noon this week for Music in Chicago, when we'll feature recordings by the St. Charles Singers, Elgin Symphony Orchestra, and New Black Music Repertory Ensemble, a live recital from the Chicago Cultural Center, and an encore broadcast of WFMT's Impromptu series.