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Archive for February, 2015

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcasts

Mitsuko Uchida

Sunday, February 22 at 1:00 pm In the course of a long and distinguished career, pianist Mitsuko Uchida has especially concentrated on the music of Mozart. From Symphony Center in more…

Live from the Met: Don Giovanni

Peter Mattei

Saturday, February 21 at 11:30 am The Metropolitan Opera presents Mozart’s Don Giovanni with Peter Mattei in the title role, Luca Pisaroni as Leporello, Elza van den Heever as Donna more…

Quebec Sacred Music Festival 2014, Part 2

Ottawa Bach Choir

Friday, February 20 at 8:00 pm Peter Van De Graaff hosts Part 2 of this series from the 18th annual Quebec International Sacred Music Festival (IMSQ). Tonight’s broadcast features the more…

Impromptu: Avi Avital

Avi Avital

Friday, February 20 at 10:00 am Mandolin artist Avi Avital previews his concert at the University of Chicago. Avital has been called one of the world’s most exciting and enterprising more…

Baroque&Before with Candice Agree

Montserrat Abbey, Barcelona

Thursday, February 19 at 10:00 pm The new organ in the Basílica of Barcelona’s Montserrat Abbey is the largest in Catalonia and one of the largest in Europe. Built by more…

Honoring the Lunar New Year

Yo-Yo Ma

Thursday, February 19 throughout the day The upcoming year 4712 is labeled “The Year of the Sheep” in China. WFMT ushers it in with selected music throughout the day, drawn more…

The San Francisco Symphony in Concert

matthias-goerne

Wednesday, February 18 at 8:00 pm Christoph Eschenbach conducts with baritone Matthias Goerne as featured soloist. The program includes arias from two Wagner operas, The Flying Dutchman and Die Walküre, more…

The Tuesday Night Opera with Pete Van De Graaff

Anneliese Rothenberger

Tuesday, February 17 at 8:00 pm In this week’s edition of The Tuesday Night Opera, host Peter Van De Graaff presents a discussion and recording of Offenbach’s comedy Orpheus in more…

Composer Perspective: Alexander Scriabin

Alexander Scriabin

Tuesday, February 17 at 1:00 pm This season, the Chicago Symphony and its music director Riccardo Muti have been highlighting music by Alexander Scriabin. WFMT offers a two-hour Composer Perspective more…

Lincoln and Music with Andrew Patner

Andrew Patner (Photo: Israel Wright)

Monday, February 16 at 10:00 pm In celebration of Lincoln’s Birthday and Presidents’ Day, the WFMT Radio Network presents a one-hour special, Lincoln and Music, produced and hosted by Andrew more…