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PianoForte Salon Series Live: Pianist Weiwen Ma

Weiwen Ma

Friday, March 6 at 12:00 pm Hear a special birthday tribute to composer Frédéric Chopin, as award-winning young pianist Weiwen Ma plays his Polonaise in F sharp minor op.44, a more…

Backstage with J’nai Bridges @ the Lyric Opera of Chicago

J'nai Bridges

J’nai Bridges shared some exciting news with WFMT in her dressing room at the Lyric Opera of Chicago before a performance of “The Passenger.” In the opera, Bridges portrays Vlasta, more…

The New York Philharmonic This Week: Honoring Lorin Maazel

Lorin Maazel

Thursday, March 5 at 8:00 pm Lorin Maazel (1930-2014) was music director of the New York Philharmonic from 2002 through 2009. Tonight, join us as the Philharmonic pays tribute to more…

WFMT Remembers Susan Bohlin

Su B

It is with profound sadness and a deep and personal sense of loss that I have to share the news that our beloved Continuity Director and Copywriter, Susan Bohlin, passed away this morning after a long and valiant struggle. Throughout it all she consistently demonstrated grace, patience and up until just several weeks ago looked

San Francisco Symphony in Concert

Jonathan Vinocour

Wednesday, March 4 at 8:00 pm Kirill Karabits conducts the San Francisco Symphony in this concert with violinist Alexander Barantschik and violist Jonathan Vinocour. The program includes Honegger’s Pacific 231, more…

What’s in a Key?

Paolo Pietropaolo, host of Signature Series.

The Signature Series comes to WFMT  “The key signatures of music are kind of like the signs of the zodiac,” explains Paolo Pietropaolo. “If you take all the music in more…

Live Long and Prosper: Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy

[jwplayer file=”″] WFMT remembers the distinguished actor, director, and author, Leonard Nimoy, who joined Lisa Flynn in 2008 to share music and memories. This rebroadcast was produced by Louise Frank.

Ryan Opera Center Recital Series: Voices of the Persecuted

Craig Terry

Monday, March 2 at 6:00 pm (repeats Sunday, March 8 at 11:00 pm) This month’s Ryan Opera Center recital will feature works by Srul Irving Glick, Viktor Ullmann, and an more…