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March 12, 2014 at 4:00 pm
American operatic lyric-coloratura mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato performs the role of Sesto in the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s production of Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito.
March 18, 2014 at 3:00 pm
The touring musicians of Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center return to Chicago with their exploration of all things French, and a program including innovative French music of the 20th century characterized as “faire plaisir” (“giving pleasure”).
April 15, 2014 at 10:00 am
American violinist Anne Akiko Meyers was recently awarded lifetime use of the ‘Vieuxtemps’ Guarneri del Gesu, considered by many to be the finest violin being performed on today.
April 25, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Bella Voce closes their 2013-14 season with stunning gems by Renaissance composers Josquin and Ockeghem. Host: Carolyn Paulin. Concert: Saturday, April 26, 7:30 PM Grace Lutheran Church 7300 Division, River Forest Sunday, April 27, 3:30 St. Luke’s Episcopal Church 939 Hinman, Evanston Box Office: (877)755-6277
February 27, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Philippe Jaroussky makes his Chicago debut with the Venice Baroque Orchestra, one of Europe’s premier ensembles devoted to period instrument performance. Host Lisa Flynn. Concert: Friday, February 28, 2014 – 7:30 PM Mandel Hall (773)702-8068
February 25, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Staged by Associate Artistic Director Gary Griffin at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Gypsy and Road Show traverse the arc of Stephen Sondheim’s prolific career. Members of both casts will perform excerpts from these distinctly dynamic musical productions. Host: Kerry Frumkin.
February 20, 2014 at 3:00 pm
American bass-baritone Eric Owens joins the cast of Antonín Dvořák’s Rusalka in a new production and a Lyric Opera of Chicago premiere. In this Impromptu, he’ll sing music from Rusalka, Porgy and Bess, and Die Walkure, and some Mozart, too. Host: Kerry Frumkin. Concert: Rusalka opens at at Lyric Opera on February 22 and runs [...]
February 10, 2014 at 10:00 am
Since winning the Grand Prix at the XIV International Tchaikovsky Competition, Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov has travelled the world as recitalist and concerto soloist. We’re delighted to welcome him to WFMT. Host: Lisa Flynn. Concert: Sunday, February 9, 2014 – 3:00 PM Trifonov Plays Schumann Symphony Center 220 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60604 312-294-3000