Britten and Dvořák

A Britten canticle for countertenor, tenor, and piano; a Dvořák piano trio.

75th Annual Elgin Symphony Orchestra Season Announced

Tchaikovsky, Ravel, Beethoven, and other high-flying orchestral highlights mark the ESO’s 75th anniversary season.

Alban Gerhardt, Marin Alsop, and the German Symphony Orchestra

Marin Alsop leads the German Symphony Orchestra, Berlin, in a performance of Montgomery, Dean, and Dvořák.

Playlist: Jazz Takes on Classical Greats

The special bond between jazz and classical is growing closer by the day. So let’s appreciate these incredible renditions of timeless classical favorites!

90 Years: Grant Park Music Festival Announces 2024 Season

Another packed summer of live music awaits.

Blomstedt Conducts Dvořák 8

Eminent Swedish-American conductor Herbert Blomstedt leads two Dvořák landmarks — the restless, bucolic Eighth Symphony and the impassioned Cello Concerto — each imbued with the composer’s hallmark warmth and Bohemian charm.

Gilbert Conducts Beethoven, Lindberg, and Dvořák

Alan Gilbert is joined by two former Artists-in-Residence in works by Beethoven, Dvořák, and former Composer-in-Residence Magnus Lindberg.

Orozco-Estrada & Hahn

Hilary Hahn — the CSO’s first artist-in-residence — performs Dvořák’s Violin Concerto.

Dvořák’s Beginnings

Early works by Antonín Dvořák.

Muti Conducts Beethoven & Price

The program begins with Beethoven’s Overture to Egmont and Fourth Symphony, followed by Still’s Mother and Child and Price’s Third Symphony.

Kodachrome Saxophone Quartet

Kodachrome — made up of Calvin Wong, soprano saxophone, Jade Deatherage, alto saxophone, Siobhan Plouffe, tenor saxophone, and Bonson Lee, baritone saxophone — performs music live from the Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago.

Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Simone Young

Sheku Kanneh-Mason, the first Black musician to win the BBC Young Musician Award, is the soloist in Dvořák’s Cello Concerto.

Dvořák and Bruckner

LA Phil’s Principal Concertmaster performs the great Dvořák concerto, and the Music Director of the Vienna State Opera leads Anton Bruckner’s epic 7th Symphony.

Playlist: WFMT Listeners’ First Favorites

We all came to love classical music in different ways. Here are some of the musical first loves of our WFMT listeners, in their own words.

NY Phil Through the Ages

We explore two symphonies prominent in the Orchestra’s history — Beethoven’s Fifth and Dvořák’s Ninth — through the interpretive lenses of six former Music Directors

The Pines of Rome

The exciting and innovative Eric Jacobsen makes his Grant Park Music Festival debut.

Arnaud Sussmann & Michael Stephen Brown

Two alumni of the Ravinia Steans Music Institute — Arnaud Sussmann, violin, and Michael Stephen Brown, piano — join forces for a wide-ranging program of music from the 18th century to today.

The Chen Family

An evening of chamber music from a most musical family.

The Artistry of Pablo Casals, Part I

Highlights (including Elgar, Brahms, and Dvořák) from the career of what may be the preeminent cellist of the 20th century.

Escher String Quartet and Zoltán Fejérvári

Pianist Zoltán Fejérvári wows with the Bach Partita in B-flat Major, and the Escher String Quartet gives a fantastic performance of Dvorak’s String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 51.

Play!

Energetic and joyful works by Heitor Villa-Lobos, Igor Stravinsky, and Antonín Dvořák.

Carter Brey Plays Dvořák

New York Philharmonic Principal Cellist Carter Brey performs Dvořák’s Cello Concerto under the baton of Alan Gilbert.

Nézet-Séguin, Trifonov, and the Philadelphia Orchestra

Season Premiere: Classical music superstars conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin and pianist Daniil Trifonov take the Carnegie Hall stage for Liszt’s First Piano Concerto.

Great Guest Soloists

This week, we celebrate Byron Janis’s 95th birthday in Strauss’s Burleske in D Minor from a 1957 RCA recording and some of the guest soloists who have appeared with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra over the years.

Hrůša Conducts Dvořák 6

Hrůša also conducts music by Barber and Coleridge-Taylor.

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