One of Senator McCain’s last requests was for soprano Renée Fleming to sing at his memorial. She agreed.

Soprano Renée Fleming will perform at the Washington National Cathedral for the memorial service of late U.S. Senator John McCain.

Carl Grapentine’s 10 favorite musical performances during his 32 years in Chicago

Looking back on his many years experiencing great music in Chicago, Carl shares some of his very favorite performances.

At Northwestern University, soprano Renée Fleming tells graduates to “find your voice,” “get out there and use it”

In her commencement address, “the people’s diva” focused on an overarching theme: use your voice. “Find your voice, develop and care for it, and make it heard for years to come.”

Studs Terkel spoke to some of the greatest musicians of his time. Now you can listen to their conversations online.

Between 1952 and 1997, Studs Terkel invited some of the world’s best musicians to join him for his hour-long radio program on WFMT. Though Studs left us in 2008 at the young age of 96, WFMT has continued to share some of his fascinating programs on The Best of Studs Terkel every Friday night. Now, you don’t need to wait …

VIDEO: Renée Fleming’s Most Important Advice for Young Singers to Be Successful in Opera Today

Soprano Renée Fleming offers advice for young singers from inside the Lyric Opera House in Chicago As classical music and opera evolve into the 21st century, so must musicians. Star soprano Renée Fleming spoke with WFMT to share some advice for today’s young singers. Hear her share the most important thing a young singer can do to ensure a successful …