Music in Chicago

Music in Chicago

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.

July 4 – July 8, 2022

July 8, 2022

Coming up this week on Music in Chicago, we'll hear performances from Northwestern University - the Symphonic Wind Ensemble and the winners of the Dover Quartet Competition. Julian Rhee, the winner of the 2020 Elmar Oliveira Violin Competition, performs on the Dame Myra Hess Concert. Jorge Federico Osorio plays Spanish piano music, and our Impromptu encore features famed Italian guitarist Oscar Ghiglia.