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Some of the most intriguing, spine-curdling, and spirited musical events all around the Chicago area.
Get a new view of summertime in Chicago… complete with some great classical music!
A rich blend of music for calm, conversation, and of course, caffeine.
Violinist Igor Pikayzen and pianist Tatyana Pikayzen perform two expressive, engaging fantasies.
Hearing music by Schubert and Mendelssohn, WFMT audiences enjoyed some rarified music-making by the Risus Quartet, the Grand Prize winner of the prestigious 2021 Fishoff Competition.
10 pieces of music inspired by angling and sea creatures
Rush Hour Concerts are a Chicago institution unto themselves, and they resume on June 1 at 5:45 pm.
In a free three-part lecture, esteemed tenor Ian Bostridge examines the capacity of music to capture the otherwise indescribable phenomena of life: identity, existence, and death.
It’s been a strange, difficult year for the music world, which is all the more reason to celebrate musical excellence.
Mezzo-soprano Michelle DeYoung and pianist Eugenia Cheng complete their summer-long, socially-distanced undertaking: a complete virtual duet of Schubert’s Winterreise.
It’s hard to overstate just how impressive this performance’s lineup is.
Ahead of the esteemed duo’s performance at UChicago Presents, Tal & Groethuysen, who first joined forces in 1985, visited WFMT for an Impromptu of piano four-hands music by Mozart, Schubert, Louis Théodore Gouvy.
Award-winning pianist Lucas Krupinski is no stranger to the music of Chopin. So it was no surprise when the young Polish pianist gave a sensitive, dynamic performance of a sensitive, dynamic performance of the esteemed Romantic composer’s Ballade No. 4.
Wine and music pair together in perfect harmony. Check out these 6 pairings from maestro and wine ambassador Enrique Mazzola.
Just because the school year is right around the corner doesn’t mean that you have to stop playing (or writing) music. As proof, here are 16 pieces from composers written when they were still students!
We can’t guarantee that you’ll love (or even like) each and every rendition, but we promise that you will be amazed by the beauty and the broad appeal of Schubert’s “Ave Maria.”
Another fantastic trip with Earthbound Expeditions and WFMT!
Winter can be grueling, but music can warm and soothe. Here’s the music that helps WFMT get through the season.
There may be one city in the world that can be considered the capital of New Year’s celebrations and music, and that is Vienna, Austria. We asked several classical artists to share why they love living in this venerable European city.
If you’re looking to add a classical touch to your nuptials, but would like to avoid the ubiquitous “Canon,” we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite pieces to match the mood of each moment in the ceremony.
Watch acclaimed pianists Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe perform live in the WFMT studios.
“The musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and I extend our condolences to the families of the victims of today’s tragedy.”
The summer festival’s 2018 season of concerts runs for 10 weeks from June 13 to August 18.
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.
CSO music director Riccardo Muti decided to dedicate an encore to victims after a concert in Berkeley, where the orchestra had a multi-day residency.