Grant Park Music Festival Announces 2024 Season

Another packed summer of live music awaits.

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra Announces 2022-23 Season, Its 45th

The anniversary season will feature seven mainstage performances — including a holiday Messiah concert — all of which will be conducted by music director Stilian Kirov.

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.

A First-Time Nominee Takes Us Behind the Scenes at Grammy Week

Music’s Biggest Night not only as a member, but also as a nominee!

Classical Music Grammy Award Winners: 2019

On February 10, some of the biggest names in the music industry convened at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles. R&B and soul singer Alicia Keys hosted the ceremony, as winners were announced in 30 fields and 84 categories. Here are the nominees and winners for the classical music categories.

WFMT Audio Engineer Mary Mazurek Nominated for a Grammy Award

Since beginning at WFMT in 1993, Mary has come to engineer for the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts, Live from WFMT, Impromptu, and more.