Follow Live: Grammy 2024 Winners

Follow live on Sunday, February 4, as music’s biggest awards are given out!

Hilary Hahn receives prestigious Avery Fisher Prize

From her debut — at age 12 — with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Hilary Hahn has become a shining example of what it means to be a 21st century violinist.

Late Style

Works by Mozart, Brahms, and Janáček.

Grammy 2024 Nominees Announced

Peruse the hopefuls for classical, jazz, soundtrack, and more!

Ballet Music by Ravel and Tchaikovsky, with Nielsen’s Clarinet Concerto

Alan Gilbert conducts works by Ravel, Nielsen, and Tchaikovsky.

Season Finale: Dett, Danielpour, Price, Cockerham

Season Finale: Featuring pianist Denver Oldham, clarinetist Anthony McGill, violinist Er-Gene Kahng, the Gateways Orchestra led by Michael Morgan, and more.

Playlist: 11 Black Performers Instrumental to Classical Music

Here are just a few Black performers who changed the course of classical music… and continue to inspire us today!

Music of the Baroque Is Back With Messiah, Mozart, Haydn for 2021-22

Music of the Baroque today announced its plans for a 2021-22 season, the venerable Chicago area ensemble’s 51st.

Anthony McGill’s #TakeTwoKnees Challenge Inspires Activism, Donations for Equal Justice Initiative

Earlier this month, Anthony McGill shared a video of himself kneeling while playing clarinet with his call-to-action hashtag: #TakeTwoKnees. Now, he’s using this hashtag to raise money for a racial justice organization.

2020 Grammys: Nominated Artists Featured on WFMT

WFMT has been lucky enough to share conversations and interviews with many of the 2020 Grammy-nominated artists. Here are all the features with the conductors, composers, and musicians who have been recognized by the Recording Academy.

Exploring Chords: “Appalachian Spring”

From its premiere more than 75 years ago, this music and ballet continue to speak to the American soul. Dive into the score of Appalachian Spring with Bill McGlaughlin.

Video: The McGill Brothers Return Home for Grant Park Music Festival Debut

The Chicago-born brothers reflect on their first forays into music, their ongoing support of young arts organizations, and their debut performances at their hometown Grant Park Music Festival.

Grant Park Music Festival Announces 2019 Season

The eighty-fifth annual season opens June 12 and will run through August 17, with most performances taking place at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park.

Playlist: 10 of Former WFMT Music Director Andi Lamoreaux’s Favorite Musical Works

As WFMT’s Music Director, Andi Lamoreaux got to share some of her favorite music with audiences around the world. Here are some of her favorite pieces and performers, along with suggested recordings.