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Archive for February, 2015

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcasts

Conductor Nicholas Kraemer

Sunday, March 1 at 1:00 pm Hear Bach’s six Brandenburg Concertos featuring soloists from the orchestra and conducted by Nicholas Kraemer, who also plays harpsichord. Recorded at Symphony Center last more…

Folkstage: John Roberts and Debra Cowan

John Roberts and Debra Cowan

Saturday, February 28 at 8:00 pm Host Rich Warren welcomes performers John Roberts and Debra Cowan for an engaging live broadcast from WFMT’s Levin Studio. John and Debra “firmly believe more…

From the Metropolitan Opera: The Magic Flute

The Magic Flute

Saturday, February 28 at 12:00 pm The Metropolitan Opera presents Mozart’s The Magic Flute with Toby Spence as Tamino, Miah Persson as Pamina, Tobias Kehrer as Sarastro, and Kathryn Lewek more…

A Beautiful Symphony of Brotherhood: A Musical Journey in the Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Terrance McKnight

Friday, February 27 at 8:00 pm From WQXR/WNYC in New York comes this Black History Month special highlighting the vital significance of music in the life of Dr. Martin Luther more…

The New York Philharmonic This Week

Rudolf Buchbinder

Thursday, February 26 at 8:00 pm The New York Phil’s music director Alan Gilbert conducts with renowned pianist Rudolf Buchbinder in Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2. Also hear Tchaikovsky’s Symphony more…

30 Under 30

Daniil Trifonov

Friday, February 27 throughout the day WFMT has long encouraged and showcased up-and-coming young classical musicians – notably on the weekly series Introductions, and on From the Top. Today, tune more…

San Francisco Symphony in Concert featuring Marc-André Hamelin

Marc-André Hamelin

Wednesday, February 25 at 8:00 pm David Robertson conducts the San Francisco Symphony in this concert that features pianist Marc-André Hamelin. The program includes Carter’s Variations for Orchestra, Ravel’s Left-Hand more…

Guest Host: Lyric Opera’s Sir Andrew Davis

Sir Andrew Davis

Wednesday, February 25 at 1:00 pm In the wake of last night’s premiere of Weinberg’s The Passenger, Lyric Opera’s music director and principal conductor Sir Andrew Davis joins Kerry Frumkin more…

Lyric Opera of Chicago Broadcasts: The Passenger plus Critical Thinking with Andrew Patner: Lyric Opera’s Anthony Freud

Amanda Majeski

Tuesday, February 24 at 7:15 pm Tune in for another Lyric Opera premiere, as WFMT brings you the opening night broadcast of The Passenger by Meiczyslaw Weinberg. This critically acclaimed and dramatic more…

Carnegie Hall Live: Leif Ove Andsnes Plays Beethoven with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra

Leif Ove Andsnes

Monday, February 23 at 7:00 pm For this new entry in the Carnegie Hall Live series, pianist Leif Ove Andsnes conducts the Mahler Chamber Orchestra as he performs Beethoven’s Piano more…