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WFMT host Candice Agree has selected some of her favorite works of literature that have inspired musical compositions for you to enjoy on World Book Day.
It’s been a strange, difficult year for the music world, which is all the more reason to celebrate musical excellence.
In March, the ascendant American baritone Edward Nelson took first prize at the 2020 Glyndebourne Opera Cup, an operatic singing competition hosted in England.
Cellist Hee-Young Lim and pianist Kuang-Hao Huang performed in a WFMT Facebook Live from the Brennan Family Recital Hall at the DePaul University School of Music.
What is it about Cinderella fairy tale that grabs readers, viewers, audiences, and listeners alike? In between riveting vocal performances, two opera stars shared what makes the story so very resonant.
If you’re looking to add a classical touch to your nuptials, but would like to avoid the ubiquitous “Canon,” we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite pieces to match the mood of each moment in the ceremony.
Opera has always been important to composer Rufus Wainwright, though many know him as the man behind the piano crooning confessional songs.
Lyric Opera of Chicago announced its 2016-17 season, scheduled to include eight opera productions on its main stage, one opera production at the Harris Theater, and one musical.