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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.
Maestro Emanuele Andrizzi leads the Chicago College of Performing Arts Chamber Orchestra in music by Mendelssohn, Poulenc, and Vaughan Williams.
The work by Lloyd Webber is one of a dozen new pieces Charles commissioned for the grand occasion taking place May 6 at Westminster Abbey.
Queen Elizabeth II died on September 8, 2022, at the age of 96. In memoriam, we take a look at the royal monarch’s life through a musical lens…
A rich blend of music for calm, conversation, and of course, caffeine.
2021 was a tumultuous year for us all, but one thing we could count on was some great music.
All weekend long, WFMT will be honoring Memorial Day in music. Check out these highlights that you won’t want to miss.
Many composers have also answered the call of springtime’s riotous colors during this, the blooming season.
In the gap between a languid summer and a long winter, there’s just enough room left for fall. It’s a season for transformation, comfort, reflection, and growth. In other words, it’s the perfect time to grab some cider, take in that brilliant fall foliage, and enjoy this playlist created for you by WFMT staff and hosts!
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.
The summer festival’s 2018 season of concerts runs for 10 weeks from June 13 to August 18.
Whether bosom buddies or esteemed colleagues, there’s no doubt that these composers enjoyed genuine friendships that would influence their personal and professional lives.
All Grant Park Music Festival concerts are free. WFMT will have several live broadcasts from the festival, including opening night and the Beethoven Ninth concerts. See a full listing of performances.