VIDEO | Escher Quartet performs works by Mozart, Dvořák for a WFMT Facebook Live

WFMT hosted the Escher Quartet in a Facebook Live from the Village Presbyterian Church in Northbrook ahead of their performances at the 2019 North Shore Chamber Music Festival, which begins on June 12.

VIDEO | Dover Quartet Plays Tchaikovsky and Dvořák at Northwestern’s Galvin Recital Hall

One of the world’s leading classical ensembles, the Dover Quartet joined WFMT for a Facebook Live at Northwestern University’s Galvin Recital Hall. In between performing selections of Tchaikovsky and Dvořák, Dover’s artists shared their experience as classical musicians in the digital age, as well as their process of working with and mentoring students as part of their residency.

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.

Yo-Yo Ma, Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s “Concert for Peace” Takes a Stand against Violence at South Side’s St. Sabina Church

“Yo-Yo Ma wanted to meet with me, and I thought it was a joke,” Reverend Michael L. Pfleger said to an audience of over 1,000 people at St. Sabina Church on Sunday, June 11. St. Sabina, Chicago’s largest African American Catholic church, is located in Auburn Gresham, a South Side neighborhood that has suffered from much of the violence that …

This Is What Your Favorite Composers Would Look Like if They Actually Cracked a Smile…

Though the music of your favorite composers might make you smile, chances are, the composers themselves aren’t smiling in their portraits. Until now…