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The Great Chicago Fire began on October 8, 1871. Here’s some music that takes inspiration from flames.
The New York Philharmonic has launched an on-demand video and audio streaming service Monday called NYPhil+.
September is National Piano Month, so WFMT is sharing a supersized playlist – with one selection corresponding to each key on the keyboard.
The CSO’s 130th season begins on September 17 with a free concert for Chicago at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park.
Ahead of Grammy weekend, a local look at the Chicago-area nominees and hosts!
“Music’s biggest night” is right around the corner, and the classical music community has a lot to look forward to at the 2020 Grammys.
The 2020 Grammy Nominations were announced this morning, and several members of the Chicago classical community received recognition as nominees.
Missy Mazzoli is a composer who is inspired by “weird stories,” and that’s a good thing. Her fascination with “humans who support, undermine, and love each other” has paved the way for opportunities in nearly every realm of the music industry. She is one of two women composers commissioned to write an opera for the Metropolitan Opera in New York …
If you’re looking to expand your own repertoire, why not explore the music of living composers? Check out these 10 composers changing contemporary classical music today who also all happen to be women.
Judges described Wolfe’s work, Anthracite Fields, as a “powerful oratorio for chorus and sextet evoking Pennsylvania coal-mining life around the turn of the 20th Century.”