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Music’s Fathers

Sergei Rachmaninoff with granddaughter Sophie

WFMT honors fatherhood this weekend with opera, film music, and one artist’s journey to connect with his late dad. View an online photo exhibition of musical dads and their children and grandchildren, including Richard Wagner, Gustav Mahler, Jean Sibelius, Sergei Prokofiev, and Richard Strauss.

Bruno Bartoletti (June 10, 1926 – June 9, 2013)

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Bruno Bartoletti, longtime conductor and artistic director of Lyric Opera of Chicago, died Sunday in Florence, Italy, just one day before his 87th birthday. Bartoletti first conducted there in 1956 at the age of 30; Lyric was a fledgling company of two years when founder Carol Fox required a replacement conductor

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival – Week 3

Week 3 of our radio concerts from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival features music of Béla Bartók and Carl Maria Von Weber. Violinist Benny Kim plays Bartók’s Sonata No. 2 in collaboration with pianist, composer, and Festival artistic director, Marc Neikrug, and Todd Levy joins the Miró Quartet for a performance of Weber’s B-flat more…

This week on the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival…

In Week 6 of the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival radio series we have one baroque piece, Vivaldi’s Piccolo Concerto in C Major, and two contemporary works: Piece for Pro Piano Hamburg Steinway Model D and Marimba One by Marc Neikrug the Festival’s artistic director, and the String Quartet No. 5 of Béla Bartók. Here’s more…