Chilling Concerts: 4 Performance Hall Hauntings In and Around Chicago

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.

QUIZ | How Spine-Tingling Is Your Taste in Classical Music?

Is your taste in classical music scary enough for the upcoming holiday? Find out with our quick, 13-question quiz.

Killer Chops: Some Scary Celluloid Pianists for Halloween

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.

Edgar Allan Poe, Leonard Slatkin, Vincent Price Team Up for an Orchestral Take on ‘The Raven’

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.

Get Into the Halloween Swing With This Jazzy, Vocalese Tune by Lambert, Hendricks & Ross

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.