WFMT Presents

Wednesdays at 8:00 pm
Live from WFMT

Every week, a journey of music near or far!

Join WFMT for a wide-ranging series covering concerts and programs from partner organizations in Chicago, the US, and beyond, as well as exclusive interviews and playlists from WFMT presenters and guest artists.

Rediscovered Composers

February 1, 2023, 8:00 pm

A rare opportunity to hear Margaret Bonds’s Montgomery Variations. Composed in 1964 and dedicated to Martin Luther King, Jr., the work is based on events and ideas in the Civil Rights Movement.

Cuarteto Latinoamericano

February 8, 2023, 8:00 pm

The renowned string quartet performs works by Heitor Villa-Lobos, Gabriela Ortiz, Alberto Ginastera, Carlos Gardel, and Francisco Mignone.

Music and Conversation with Riccardo Muti

February 15, 2023, 8:00 pm

Maestro Riccardo Muti reflects on his time as CSO Music Director and discusses performances to come in 2023.

Music of the Baroque: Montero Plays Mozart

February 22, 2023, 8:00 pm

The Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero is featured in Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 21. The Music of the Baroque program from January 2023, conducted by Dame Jane Glover, also features Bologne’s Symphony No. 1 and Mozart’s Symphony No. 39.