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Live From WFMT welcomes violinist Philippe Quint and pianist Jessica Choe as they celebrate the music and legacy of Johann Sebastian Bach, who was born March 21, 1685.
A celebration of Latin American music featuring Marina Piccini, a virtuosic Italian-American flutist, Clarice Assad, a Brazilian-American pianist, singer, bass player, and composer, and her father, guitarist and composer Sérgio Assad.
The new season will kick off with a live concert performance and screening of Ghostbusters.
The CSO announces an array of concerts from September to January.
Astor Piazzolla was born on March 11, 1921. To celebrate the influential Argentinian composer’s centenary, Elbio Barilari explains Piazzolla’s unique legacy and shares a playlist of his most influential music.
WFMT’s 2020 ITW David Speer Academy intern reflects on his personal connection to Latin American classical music.
The 2010s were a tumultuous decade, replete with astounding artistic highlights, superlative new voices, and watershed moments of reckoning. WFMT hosts and staff reflect on what the past decade brought for classical music, and what the new decade may have in store.
The festival’s artistic director Elbio Barilari, who also hosts WFMT’s Fiesta, remarked of the festival that “just the idea that a Latin American classical music festival exists in the US and has already been going on for 14 years is very exciting!”
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.”
While we all love the classics like the “Autumn” concerto from Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons,” here are some works that are a little less… common to cozy up with this fall.
Composers have been inspired by all aspects of nature, and the changing of the seasons is no exception. As the weather warms up and the birds begin to chirp, here are some classical works to put a little spring in your step.
Unlike Vivaldi’s concertos, Piazzolla’s Four Seasons wasn’t originally intended to be a series.