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Cellist Yo-Yo Ma to Present Free Concert in Millennium Park, Shares New Music Video Celebrating Cultural and Artistic Harmony

"Culture — the way we express ourselves and understand each other — can bind us together as one world."

Video: Dover Quartet Plays Tchaikovsky and Dvořák at Northwestern’s Galvin Recital Hall

One of the world's leading classical ensembles, joined WFMT for a Facebook Live at Northwestern University's Galvin Recital Hall and shared their experience as classical musicians in the digital age.

Julia Wolfe Wins 2015 Pulitzer Prize in Music

Judges described Wolfe’s work, Anthracite Fields, as a “powerful oratorio for chorus and sextet evoking Pennsylvania coal-mining life around the turn of the 20th Century.”

Guggenheim Fellow Rudresh Mahanthappa On Creating Music that Defies Genre

To label Manhathappa's music simply as a fusion between Carnatic music and jazz would be reductive. If, anything, it represents "the beautiful multicultural state of affairs of the United States right now."

14 Facts About Haydn

As we celebrate Haydn’s Birthday on the air, enjoy these fun facts about the composer from hosts and Haydn lovers Peter Van de Graaff and Carl Grapentine. Share your favorite facts about Haydn with us in the comments below. 1. Haydn was born the year George Washington was born (1732) and died the year Abraham Lincoln was born (1809). 2. ...