No Raincheck Needed! — Highlights from WFMT’s Second Annual Beach Party

Even though we had to move the festivities indoors, WFMT hosts, staff, and fans were not deterred by the torrential downpour and came together for the Second Annual Memorial Day Beach Party on May 27, 2019. A full day of celebration and commemoration included on-air games, quizzes, dedications, and of course, music and performances live from the Theater on the ...

Grammy Winner Giancarlo Guerrero Grew up in Costa Rica Listening To WFMT. Now He’s Making His CSO Conducting Debut.

As Guerrero says, “In many ways, I am the poster child to show that music can...become a part of your life regardless of your background.”

The Earliest Opera Is Over 800 Years Old… And It Was Written By a Woman

The extraordinary story of Hildegard von Bingen.

The One Classical Album That Almost Caused Cuban Musician Roberto Fonseca to Quit Playing the Piano

"In Cuba you will find any type of music: mariachi, heavy metal, dubstep, or even free jazz... It's a mystery — it's something magical that you will find there in any type of music."

Chiara String Quartet Plays Complete Bartók Quartets Completely By Heart

"Once we have gotten over the initial hump of memorizing, we've found it allow us to improvise as a group in a much more agile way."