Video: Young Artist Elliot Wuu Plays Essential Early Beethoven and Schumann Works

Pianist Elliot Wuu, who is in his early 20s, visited Chicago to perform works by Ludwig van Beethoven and Robert Schumann that were both written when the composers were in their 20s.

Video: Pianist Hyejin Cho Plays Robert Schumann, Cécile Chaminade

See pianist Hyejin Cho wow audiences with charismatic performances of works by Robert Schumann and Cécile Chaminade.

Video: Music of Romantic Masters Played Live By Duo Dotto-Cho

The music of Robert Schumann, Clara Schumann, and Johannes Brahms somehow managed to make a lovely spring afternoon even better.

Video: Andrew Byun and Victor Asuncion Perform Music by Schumann, Tailleferre, and Beethoven

The duo’s stirring performance was given to an empty audience but was broadcast via WFMT and WFMT’s social channels.

Playlist: Classical Music Inspired by Flowers and Nature

Many composers have also answered the call of springtime’s riotous colors during this, the blooming season.

2020 Grammys: Classical Music Nominees and Winners

“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.

Video | Matthew Lipman Performs Viola Music Live from Levin Performance Studio

It’s not every day that we get treated to a performance of viola repertoire, and in this Facebook Live from the Faye and Daniel Levin Performance Studio, violist Matthew Lipman performed three works composed for the instrument by Bach, Rebecca Clarke, and Robert Schumann. Matthew, who hails from Chicago’s south suburbs, admits that “the viola has the reputation amongst the …

Classical Music Grammy Award Winners: 2019

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.

Watch cellist Andrea Casarrubios and pianist Ronaldo Rolim perform Schumann

Praised by the New York Times for having “traversed the palette of emotions” with “gorgeous tone and an edge of-seat intensity,” Spanish cellist Andrea Casarrubios joins Brazilian pianist Ronaldo Rolim in this concert featuring the music of Schumann.

Playlist: 10 Classical Works to Put a Little Spring in Your Step

Composers have been inspired by all aspects of nature, and the changing of the seasons is no exception. As the weather warms up and the birds begin to chirp, here are some classical works to put a little spring in your step.

Playlist: 31 Freaky and Frightening Classical Works to Haunt Your Halloween

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.

Playlist: 38 Classical Hidden Gems You Should Listen to Right Now

Time for a musical deep dive!