Grant Park Music Festival Announces 2024 Season

Another packed summer of live music awaits.

Guerrero & Binelli

Giancarlo Guerrero leads Piazzolla’s Aconcagua Concerto for Bandoneón and Orchestra with Daniel Binelli followed by Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1.

CSO 2023-24 Season Announced: Myriad Guest Conductors as Muti Era Closes

The season will be the first following the departure of Riccardo Muti as music director. But the maestro will be close at hand as he continues his association with the CSO.

Grammys 2022: See All the Classical+ Nominees (And Winners)

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.

Prokofiev, Hahn, Lang Lang Headline CSO’s 2021-22 Return To Stage

The CSO announces an array of concerts from September to January.

2020 Grammys: Nominated Artists Featured on WFMT

WFMT has been lucky enough to share conversations and interviews with many of the 2020 Grammy-nominated artists. Here are all the features with the conductors, composers, and musicians who have been recognized by the Recording Academy.

Decade in Review: The 2010s and Classical Music

The 2010s were a tumultuous decade, replete with astounding artistic highlights, superlative new voices, and watershed moments of reckoning. WFMT hosts and staff reflect on what the past decade brought for classical music, and what the new decade may have in store.

Grammy Nominations Announced with Nods for Third Coast Percussion and Cedille Records

The 2020 Grammy Nominations were announced this morning, and several members of the Chicago classical community received recognition as nominees.

Video: Guitarist Pablo Sáinz-Villegas Plays A Beloved Albéniz Classic

A successful, in-demand touring and recording artist, Pablo Sáinz-Villegas visited WFMT while in town to make his CSO debut in a program of Spanish and Latin American music conducted by Giancarlo Guerrero.

Grammy Winner Giancarlo Guerrero Grew up in Costa Rica Listening To WFMT. Now He’s Making His CSO Conducting Debut.

As Guerrero says, “In many ways, I am the poster child to show that music can…become a part of your life regardless of your background.”