Chicago-born opera stars Janai Brugger & Matthew Polenzani trade hometown tales, tips for singing on camera

Tenor Matthew Polenzani reflects that "there are definitely pieces where what’s required dramatically in a hall of 4,000 seats is different from what’s required dramatically on a screen."

Wynton Marsalis joins forces with Michigan Marching Band

"I've never seen a jazz band like ours play with a marching band, where the actual music we're playing is integrated into the music the band is playing," Marsalis said.

Singer driven from Belarus for speaking out tries to rebuild

"It was so evident to all of us that we could not keep silent any more," said baritone Ilya Silchukou.

Japanese avant-garde pioneer composer Ichiyanagi dies at 89

Ichiyanagi studied at The Juilliard School in New York and emerged a pioneer, using compositional techniques that incorporated traditional Japanese elements and electronic music.

Playlist: Classical Fire and Flames

The Great Chicago Fire began on October 8, 1871. Here's some music that takes inspiration from flames.
1 6 7 8 9 10 494