Renowned Italian soprano Mirella Freni dies at age 84

The famed soprano, who enthralled audiences for half a century, at her home in Modena, Italy from a degenerative muscular disease and a series of strokes.

Marcello Giordani, tenor of beauty and heft, dies at 56

Giordani had a heart attack following lunch at his home in Sicily.

CSO Contract Ratified, Strike Ends After 7 Weeks

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra strike has ended and a new, five-year contract through September 2023 has been ratified, the CSO musicians and management have confirmed.

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.

Video | Mezzo-Soprano J’Nai Bridges Performs Live in the WFMT Studios

Mezzo-soprano J’Nai Bridges is known for her interpretations of classic and contemporary works, and she shared both with us live in the WFMT studios – including a world premiere!