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Here and Now 2: A Spektral Sampler Pack

Music of Arvo Pärt and David Reminick performed by the Spektral Quartet.

Pianist Misha Dichter & Friends

Misha Dichter, piano Cipa Dichter, piano Mark Peskanov, violin Lawrence Dutton, viola Nicholas Canellakis, cello I – Music for piano duo (Misha and Cipa) Mozart: Sonata in F, K 497 Schubert: Divertissement à la hongroise Bizet: Excerpts from Jeux d’Enfants II – Chamber music by Brahms Brahms: Quartet in G Minor, Op 25, for piano, more…

Composers Having Hot Fun in the Summertime


It’s finally starting to feel like summer in Chicago! With so many summer activities to choose from, WFMT is looking to its favorite composers for inspiration. These pictures prove that everyone from Aaron Copland to Arnold Schoenberg knew a thing or two about summer fun! So, how are you going to spend your summer?

Schumann Rhenish Symphony

Acclaimed cellist Tanja Tetzlaff returns to perform Lalo’s Cello Concerto. Schumann’s joyful and exuberant Rhenish Symphony and David Diamond’s Rounds for String Orchestra complete the program.

Last Night at Grant Park Music Festival

July 4, 2015 The crowds arrived early to get a spot for the perfect 4th of July picnic at the Grant Park Music Festival. Hours before the concert began, thousands arrived to stake out their space. By the time the concert began, the entire lawn in front of the Pritzker Pavilion was full.     more…

Brass Through the Ages

Axiom Brass Ensemble

A program of music by Jacob Druckman and Patrice Caratini performed by the Axiom Brass Ensemble.

Live from the Martin Theatre

The Juilliard String Quartet plays Haydn’s Quartet in G (H III:41); Berg’s Quartet Op 3; Schubert’s Quartet #14 in D Minor, D 810, “Death and the Maiden.”

Baroque Arias and Ensembles

Baroque Arias and Ensembles performed by artists from the Haymarket Opera.

Beethoven Symphony No. 7

Join Carlos Kalmar and the Grant Park Orchestra for a spectacular opening night featuring Russian piano sensation, Yevgeny Sudbin, making his Festival debut. The evening concludes with Beethoven’s rhythmically charged Seventh Symphony.

Here and Now 1: Music of Stacy Garrop and Dan Visconti