8 Tips to Better Your Bach from Masaaki Suzuki

Decades ago, many musicians played Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms all the same way. Now we know that music of every era requires special techniques to bring out its best qualities. Conductor and musician Masaaki Suzuki, one of the world’s leading interpreters of Bach, has recorded the composer’s complete cantatas with his chorus and ensemble, Bach Collegium Japan. Here are Suzuki’s …

Host Peter van de Graaff Stars in Haymarket’s ‘Don Quichotte’

You’ve come to know Peter van de Graaff’s voice by listening to Through the Night with Peter van de Graaff and as WFMT’s chief announcer. But, did you know you can also hear Peter’s voice on some of the world’s most prestigious stages? As a bass-baritone, Peter has performed with leading orchestras — including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra — and …