Home | Halloween
Music from movies that explore the supernatural, the science-fictional, and the demonic (with a few laughs along the way)
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.
As Halloween creeps closer and closer… so do the ghosts. Let’s take a look at some haunted music venues that you can visit in and around Chicago.
Is your taste in classical music scary enough for the upcoming holiday? Find out with our quick, 13-question quiz.
As Halloween approaches, let’s look at a few horror films in which pianists, or at least the hands they are attached to, are the stars.
As an outsized figure in literature and poetry, Poe has inspired composers like Debussy, Rachmaninoff, Philip Glass, and composer-conductor Leonard Slatkin, who set Poe’s “The Raven” to music in 1971.
From the 1961 album High Flying, enjoy “Halloween Spooks,” Dave Lambert’s whimsical, bebop-infused tune delivered with the characteristic vocalese and giddily blended harmonies of Lambert, Hendricks and Ross.
Halloween is almost here, which means that it might time to start thinking about a costume. If you’ve been putting off that task, here are some easy, clever classical music-themed costume ideas to get you in the spooky spirit!
Need some classical inspiration for your pumpkin carving this Halloween? Look no further, WFMT has found some of the most creative and spooky carvings across the internet!
Hosted by Chicago Tribune film critic Michael Phillips, the program presents music from movies that explore the supernatural, the science-fictional, and the demonic (with a few laughs along the way).
Whether you’re looking for a hardcore horror flick or a family-friendly outing, this list has you covered for some of the Chicago area’s Halloween highlights!
The opera house can be a scary place – and we’re not talking about all those crazy singers and their shenanigans backstage! Many operas contain ghastly ghouls, ghosts, goblins, witches, dragons, and all kinds of crazy creatures. Here are some of the most frightening pieces from the history of opera.
Whether you’re looking for spooky music as you wait for trick-or-treaters, or you need some music to accompany your own “danse macabre,” we have your perfect Halloween soundtrack.
Pulitzer-winning composer Paul Moravec: “A supernatural story makes total sense for an opera…”