WFMT, Ravinia Announce New Broadcast Series

WFMT is pleased to announce a new broadcast series in partnership with Ravinia Festival. The eight-program, limited-run series “New From the Ravinia Festival,” brings listeners new performances recorded at Ravinia — without an audience — this summer.

Remembering Leon Fleisher

The renowned American pianist Leon Fleisher died on Sunday in Baltimore. He was 92. In a career spanning eight decades, he left an incredible legacy as a performer, teacher, and conductor.

Through the Eyes of Women: Protests and Racial Justice in the Studs Terkel Radio Archive

Our picture of the past is often incomplete: though long on the frontlines in the fight for racial justice, women’s stories have often been left out of history. Here are nine conversations with women to enrich our understanding.

La Scala announces fall season as cultural life resumes

On Monday, the famed opera house announced a fall program of concerts and ballets aimed as a signal of confidence that European cultural life can resume in full following the coronavirus lockdowns.

Remembering Richard Covello

Covello was well known in Chicago’s artistic circles as a critic, lecturer, and arts administrator. He was associated for many years with the classical radio station WNIB.

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