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Respected pianist Stephen Hough performs Felix Mendelssohn’s 1st Piano Concerto.
Superstar pianist Yuja Wang performs Franz Liszt’s First Piano Concerto under the baton of Michael Tilson Thomas.
Season Premiere: Classical music superstars conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin and pianist Daniil Trifonov take the Carnegie Hall stage for Liszt’s First Piano Concerto.
Pianist Jiao Sun plays music by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Franz Liszt, Claude Debussy, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Frédéric Chopin, live from the Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago.
In a dazzling and dynamic performance, pianist Daniel Lebhardt enchanted audiences with Beethoven’s seminal “Appassionata” Piano Sonata No. 23.
Two of the great Romantic composers for the piano — Frédéric Chopin and Franz Liszt — came together for a stirring afternoon of music.
September is National Piano Month, so WFMT is sharing a supersized playlist – with one selection corresponding to each key on the keyboard.
Pianist Taek Gi Lee, who hails from Seoul and studies at the Curtis Institute of Music, shared a sensitive performance of works by Beethoven and Liszt.
From beneath the glistening Tiffany Dome of the Chicago Cultural Center, pianist Christopher Goodpasture shared works of Beethoven, Liszt, and Debussy to a full audience.
The festival’s artistic director Elbio Barilari, who also hosts WFMT’s Fiesta, remarked of the festival that “just the idea that a Latin American classical music festival exists in the US and has already been going on for 14 years is very exciting!”
Since there is a type of musical composition named for studying — études, for you non French-speakers — we have the perfect musical accompaniment while you hit the books.
Just because the school year is right around the corner doesn’t mean that you have to stop playing (or writing) music. As proof, here are 16 pieces from composers written when they were still students!
The history of music is full of friendships and feuds. These composers certainly had complicated relationships. What are your favorite composer clashes?
The summer festival’s 2018 season of concerts runs for 10 weeks from June 13 to August 18.
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.
Here are 10 albums from 2016 that stood out because of the incredible performances, the repertoire, the historical significance, or all of the above.
Pieces of music that turned the art form into something it hadn’t seen.