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Season Finale: Featuring pianist Denver Oldham, clarinetist Anthony McGill, violinist Er-Gene Kahng, the Gateways Orchestra led by Michael Morgan, and more.
This year’s Grammys, the 65th annual ceremony, takes place on Sunday, February 5.
The Recording Academy announced its 2023 Grammy nominations on November 15, 2022.
A dynamic balance of intensity and optimism holds true throughout the season, which features such program titles as Next, Boundless, and Unapologetic.
With commuting, once again, a part of many of our days, the simple concept of the Rush Hour Concerts becomes vital.
A rich blend of music for calm, conversation, and of course, caffeine.
The 64th Grammy Awards will occur on Sunday, April 3 in Las Vegas. Here are the categories, nominees, and eventually, winners, for the classical, jazz, and world music fields.
The season begins on June 15 with artistic director and principal conductor Carlos Kalmar leading music of Mozart, Wagner, and Price.
Music director Riccardo Muti will conduct music by Beethoven, Price, Glass, and Montgomery while welcoming guest artists like Anne-Sophie Mutter, Leif Ove Andsnes, and Mitsuko Uchida.
Riccardo Muti will return to Chicago this September to launch the 2021-22 CSO season, his first stint conducting the CSO in Symphony Center since February 2020.
Ravinia Festival is back for 2021 for its 85th concert season, offering up a signature blend of classical, jazz, folk, and rock music performances.
In the first of our WFMT Staff Spotlight series, we share a playlist from Tim Russell, the Vice President of Community Engagement at WFMT and WTTW.
Under the baton of conductor and violinist Kyle J. Dickson, vigil attendees will play string arrangements of music by William Grant Still, Florence Price, Paul Simon, and Bill Withers to mourn and demand justice for Elijah McClain.
Even though in-person concerts have been suspended, many talented artists and ensembles are committed to sharing stunning music through the internet. Here’s a guide to some upcoming classical livestreams you should add to your calendar!
With many of the major annual fireworks displays on hold this year because of COVID-19, WFMT is bringing you the fire with a curated playlist of pyrotechnic music.
In observance of Juneteenth, WFMT is sharing music by Black composers and performers throughout the day.
In troubled times, music is a source of hope and healing. In a virtual interview and concert with WFMT’s George Preston, pianist Lara Downes performs selections from her new album, Some of These Days.
From medieval times to modernity, women have made important contributions to all aspects of music, including as composers.
Anniversaries make up many of the highlights of the CSO’s annual summer residency.
“You have these pieces of music that are part of you, part of your DNA, and every time you return to them, it just comes out differently because you are different.”
Renée Baker’s interest in Baldwin began when she first heard recordings of his voice. “The person that I’d only accessed from books became quite real once I was able to actually hear and listen to him speak.” She notes.
It will mark Muti’s tenth-anniversary season as music director as well as the 250th birthday of Beethoven. Muti conducts all of Beethoven’s symphonies over the course of the season, culminating in the triumphant Symphony No. 9 in June 2020.
On December 3, 1818, Illinois became the 21st state in the union. You might know about the Prairie State’s most famous resident, Abraham Lincoln, but did you know these 5 facts about Illinois music?
Though African Americans have faced oppression throughout American history and the arts, Black composers’ contributions to music have been nothing short of history-changing.
Florence Price, Margaret Bonds, Irene Britton Smith, Nora Holt, and countless other women of color contributed to the Chicago Black Renaissance and changed classical music around the world.