Classical Music Faves and Why People Love Them

Dvořák and Mozart have some pretty popular music. What makes these classical hits so impactful? Join Kristina and LaRob in a fun look and listen at some of the world’s most famous classical pieces as they highlight moments that stand out to them!

Sounds Classical Volume II Playlist

Join hosts LaRob K. Rafael and Kristina Lynn as they share the second volume of their “Sounds Classical” Playlist. They explore music where R&B, Jazz, Culture, and Classical collide with selections from Janelle Monáe, Will Gregory, the Kruger Brothers, and more!

Sounds Classical Playlist Volume III.

Hosts LaRob K. Rafael and Kristina Lynn share the third installment of their “Sounds Classical” Playlist series, highlighting artists that are utilizing classical sounds in non-classical spaces. Look forward to hearing music from French pianist Sofiane Pamart, singer-songwriter Andrew Bird, composer and cellist Abel Selaocoe, and much more.

WFMT Membership Drive

Join LaRob and Kristina for this special pledge drive edition of Sounds Classical! The two hosts will share some of their favorite recordings while shining a spotlight on WFMT’s mission.

No Sounds Classical: Grant Park Broadcast

Due to various live broadcasts from the Grant Park Music Festival, the next 3 weeks of Sounds Classical have been cancelled. Tune in August 25th for the next episode!

Chat by the Piano with Michael R. Oldham

On this week’s episode of Sounds Classical, Kristina and LaRob sit down with composer Michael R. Oldham at the piano to discuss his music, inspirations, and thoughts about creating music that evokes emotions using many stylistic elements. Michael will demonstrate his creative process from melody to completion! They’ll share music by Claude Debussy, Sufjan Stevens and even Janelle Monáe!

WFMT Spring Membership Drive!

Join LaRob and Kristina for WFMT membership drive edition of Sounds Classical! They’ll chat about what it means to be part of the WFMT story, how Sounds Classical came to be, and what the future holds for classical music. Make your pledge of support and help this art form thrive for years to come. Call 773-279-2100 or make a gift online at