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Archive for February, 2015

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcasts

Yuja Wang

Sunday, February 15 at 1:00 pm Jaap Van Zweden and Sakari Oramo conduct the Chicago Symphony Orchestra with pianist Yuja Wang. The program includes Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 7, Leningrad, and more…

Live from the Met: A Double-Bill of “Iolanta” and “Bluebeard’s Castle”

Anna Netrebko

Saturday, February 14 at 11:30 am Join us on Valentine’s Day for this live broadcast as the Metropolitan Opera presents Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta and Bartok’s Bluebeard’s Castle starring Anna Netrebko as more…

Best of Studs Terkel: Frederick Douglass/Lerone Bennett, Jr.

Lerone Bennet, Jr.

Friday, February 13 at 10:00 pm In February 1971 Studs Terkel presented this birthday program honoring abolitionist Frederick Douglass, who rose from slavery to become the leading African-American voice of the more…

The New York Philharmonic This Week: Emanuel Ax

Emanuel Ax

Thursday, February 12 at 8:00 pm The New York Phil’s music director Alan Gilbert conducts this concert from Avery Fisher Hall, featuring pianist Emanuel Ax. The program includes Bach’s Keyboard more…

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts

David Fung

Wednesday, February 11 at 12:15 pm Young piano phenom David Fung performs works by Schubert, live from Preston Bradley Hall at the Chicago Cultural Center. Mr. Fung’s official website tells more…

The Tuesday Night Opera with Peter Van De Graaff: Orfeo

Les Arts Florissants (c) Philippe Matsas

Tuesday, February 10 at 8:00 pm Peter presents a discussion and recording of Rossi’s “Orfeo” with Agnes Mellon, Monique Zanetti and Sandrine Piau. William Christie conducts Les Arts Florissants. More more…

Lyric Opera of Chicago Broadcasts: Tannhäuser

Johan Botha

Monday, February 9 at 5:45 pm Live from the Civic Opera House, tune in as WFMT presents a live broadcast of Wagner’s Tannhäuser presented by Lyric Opera of Chicago. Hear more…

The Piano in France with David Dubal: César Franck

César Franck

Sunday, February 8 at 5:00 pm David’s theme this week is César Franck, Classical Music’s Late Bloomer. A bit more about the composer from All Music: César Franck is an important more…

Folkstage hosted by Rich Warren: Villa Palagonia

Villa Patagonia: Joe Ravo and Allison Scola

Saturday, February 7 at 8:00 pm Rich welcomes Villa Palagonia — multifaceted guitarist Joe Ravo and multi-instrumentalist and singer Allison Scola – for this live broadcast from WFMT’s Levin Studio. more…

From the Metropolitan Opera: Macbeth

Željko Lucic & Anna Netrebko

Saturday, February 7 at 12:00 pm Tune in for a recording of the Metropolitan Opera’s acclaimed recent production of Verdi’s Macbeth with Željko Lucic in the title role and Anna more…