Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 54
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As we reflect on the year gone by, WFMT salutes the contributions of members of the arts community who died this past year.
The holiday season welcomes a plethora of performances from near and far, leaving Chicago-area audiences with a myriad of spectacles… and choices
“Christmas just doesn’t feel like Christmas without hearing that album in the background,” said Derrick Bang, author of the biography Vince Guaraldi at the Piano.
In emotional video messages posted in French and English on Thursday on Instagram, Dion said stiff person syndrome was causing spasms that affect her ability to walk and sing.
Batiste will be adding White House entertainer to an already long list of roles.
Professional musicians are constantly evolving their craft. And so are the engineers and technicians recording and producing their music.
The Recording Academy announced its 2023 Grammy nominations on November 15, 2022.
Yannick Nézet-Séguin is one of classical music’s most exciting and intriguing figures. Get to know him through a streaming documentary.
It’s hard to pinpoint a single genre for which music is more indispensable than horror. Here are 13 horror movie soundtracks to give you thrills and chills.
Some of the most intriguing, spine-curdling, and spirited musical events all around the Chicago area.
An NHL team with a Hollywood connection gets a new musical score, and it’s from Oscar and Grammy winner Hans Zimmer.
Tenor Matthew Polenzani reflects that “there are definitely pieces where what’s required dramatically in a hall of 4,000 seats is different from what’s required dramatically on a screen.”
The Chicago International Film Festival is back for a 58th year, and as ever, there is an embarrassment of cinematic riches.
The Great Chicago Fire began on October 8, 1871. Here’s some music that takes inspiration from flames.
Grammy-winning conductor, pianist, and composer Charles Floyd and award-winning baritone Robert Sims reflect on the importance that Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass placed on spirituals as a beacon for freedom.
A 12th-century abbess gifted with extraordinary skills in medicine, science, and music.
The performances were intended to become Barbra Streisand’s first album, but instead many of the songs were redone and released as her Grammy-winning self-titled debut album in 1963.
WFMT interviews conductor James Conlon, a tireless advocate for composers silenced by the Nazi regime, and musician Johnny Gandelsman, who produced the soundtrack to ‘The US and the Holocaust.’
After winning multiple Grammys this year, Jon Batiste is moving on after a seven-year run backing up host Stephen Colbert as bandleader of “The Late Show”.
Eight-time Grammy-winning singer Gladys Knight and acclaimed Cuban-born American composer Tania León are also among the honorees.
John has five Grammys, as well as a Tony for Aida. His “Can You Feel The Love Tonight” in The Lion King motion picture has been heard by millions of children.
Americans, get to know the music of our neighbors to the north with this curated playlist.
Williams says the fifth Indiana Jones film will probably be his last film. He’ll spend most of his time to writing concert pieces.
The new season will kick off with a live concert performance and screening of Ghostbusters.
The Oscar-winning and Tony-nominated actress says this year’s telecast will spread its arms wider to celebrate Broadway’s stars and unsung heroes.