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Closing out the 2023 Grant Park Music Festival season with music by Modest Mussorgsky, Felix Mendelssohn, and Sergei Rachmaninoff.
Cyril Smith, a leading pianist of the early 20th century, plays selections by Balakirev, Schubert, Rachmaninoff, and Dohnányi.
A program for Memorial Day to honor those whose lives have been forever changed by war, including songs written by composers and poets who were soldiers themselves.
Music by Fritz Kreisler, Béla Bartók, and Sergei Rachmaninoff.
Composer and pianist Sergei Rachmaninoff lived at the crossroads of continents, centuries, and cultures. How well do you know the strange and changing times Rachmaninoff lived in?
Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Sergei Rachmaninoff’s birth, acclaimed musicians discuss and perform his compositions.
You’ve heard his works before: from his wildly popular piano concertos to his haunting preludes. But how much do you really know about Sergei Rachmaninoff’s music? Take our quiz to find out!
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s 2023 Ravinia residency features conductor Marin Alsop and a lineup of other leading conductors.
What music will fill your summer? Grant Park shares its 2023 offerings.
Not only are these composers’ musical works an inspiration, but their words are, too! Here are some of the most beautiful insights you’ll read all day.
Banner works by Schubert, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, and Prokofiev headline Muti’s three CSO residencies, ahead of the conclusion of his tenure with Beethoven’s Missa solemnis.
All weekend long, WFMT will be honoring Memorial Day in music. Check out these highlights that you won’t want to miss.
It’s been a strange, difficult year for the music world, which is all the more reason to celebrate musical excellence.
Chicago Musical Pathways Initiative aims to diversify American orchestras by preparing promising young artists from underrepresented communities for careers in music.
September is National Piano Month, so WFMT is sharing a supersized playlist – with one selection corresponding to each key on the keyboard.
Many composers have also answered the call of springtime’s riotous colors during this, the blooming season.
Pianist-architect Mayta Liu Lerttamrab has taken a unique path in his musical endeavors. Studying and beginning his career as an architect, Lerttamrab decided to pursue music in his mid-20s.
“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.
Two operatic opus ones will have their Chicago premieres this weekend, and they both command a chorus of well over 100. Chicago Opera Theater opens its 2019-20 season with a double bill: Joby Talbot’s Everest and Rachmaninoff’s Aleko.
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.
General director Ashley Magnus exclaims that “to ensure that opera stays relevant as a living art form, we must bring contemporary voices, as well as works of international prominence never before seen in Chicago to the stage.”
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.
Though Larry primarily features CDs on his program, over several decades his collection has evolved into over 5,000 recordings, including LPs and original 78RPM discs dating back to 1901.
Russian-born Spanish pianist Marianna Prjevalskaya performs live in Preston Bradley Hall at the Chicago Cultural Center during a Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert.
The summer festival’s 2018 season of concerts runs for 10 weeks from June 13 to August 18.