Singer Bebel Gilberto didn’t have the opportunity to show her famous father the song she wrote for him.
Chanticleer, a leading men's vocal group returned to WFMT for an Impromptu and Facebook Live video broadcast of joyous holiday songs. Enjoy the full video broadcast here!
On December 3, 1818, Illinois became the 21st state in the union. You might know about the Prairie State's most famous resident, Abraham Lincoln, but did you know these 5 facts about Illinois music?
Violinist Itzhak Perlman is one of the most famous names in classical music. The Israeli-American, now 70 years old, has collaborated with some of the greatest musicians of our time in his long and illustrious career. Here, he reflects on five of the most memorable moments in his career.
"But for some reason, people are surprised to learn that American Indians compose 'classical' music."
Alban Berg’s opera Wozzeck revolutionized the art form when it premiered in 1925. When Berg saw Georg Büchner’s play Woyzeck, he knew that he wanted to compose an opera based upon it. But an opera based upon this revolutionary expressionist play “demanded a new kind of operatic language as well,” according to The Metropolitan Opera Guide to Recorded Opera. Sir Andrew Davis, music director and principal ...