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On a warm summer day, pianist Julia Hamos treated WFMT audiences to a treat: a live recital from the Chicago Cultural Center.
A Verdi and bel canto expert, Lyric’s new music director Enrique Mazzola will open the season with Verdi’s Macbeth and Donizetti’s The Elixir of Love, while also conducting contemporary opera Proving Up by Missy Mazzoli later in the season.
Riccardo Muti has appointed Jessie Montgomery as the Mead Composer-in-Residence. Montgomery will succeed the CSO’s current composer-in-residence, Missy Mazzoli, in July of this year.
On a sunny March day, flutist Emma Gerstein, horn player Alexander Love, and pianist Winston Choi shared an upbeat recital featuring music you might not have heard before.
On a frigid day in February, music by Amy Beach, Ethel Smyth, and Luise Adolpha Le Beau brought us comfort and warmth.