Mornings with Carl Grapentine
Veteran actor (The Wire, Tremé) and New Orleans native Wendell Pierce brings outstanding performances each week from Jazz at Lincoln Center's House of Swing. Each week, Pierce brings the story of jazz through music and the players in their own words.
Arias and Songs celebrates great singers of the past and present, from Maria Callas and Jussi Bjoerling to Renee Fleming and Jonas Kaufmann. Each week, recording collector and host Larry Johnson spins a wonderful web of opera, operetta, Broadway...
Hosted by Seth Boustead (Chicago-based composer and Director of Access Contemporary Music), Relevant Tones is a weekly exploration of a vibrant and continuing classical music tradition as it thrives in the 20th and 21st centuries. From up-and-coming...
Meet Chicago's Best Young Classical Musicians!"Introductions" spotlights the Chicago area's best pre-college classical musicians. Soloists and small ensembles perform live in WFMT's state-of-the-art Levin Performance Studio, while larger bands,...
Jim Ginsburg, founder and President of Cedille Records, hosts Cedille Chicago Presents, a program which focuses on Chicago's top classical performers and composers, with recordings drawn from the non-profit label's catalog of more than 140 albums.
Join host Peter Whorf for The PianoForte Salon Series at Columbia College Chicago, a series of live performances centering on the piano, featuring today’s top solo pianists and chamber musicians. Broadcast on 98.7WFMT the first Friday of each month.
A weekly classical chamber music series presenting emerging artists, produced by the International Music Foundation broadcast live on WFMT Fine Arts Radio. In Preston Bradley Hall of the Chicago Cultural Center.
WFMT's live afternoon series of “impromptu” music and conversation in the Levin Performance Studio often features artists about to appear elsewhere in Chicago. WFMT also makes a special effort to feature and introduce younger musicians in this series....
WFMT’s “Critic-at-Large” Andrew Patner presents an hour-long weekly program of conversation about the arts each Monday night.
Bill McGlaughlin will enrich, enlighten, educate and entertain listeners, adding value for classical music listeners everywhere. Bill's in-depth knowledge and deep passion of classical music, along with his enthusiasm, imagination and spontaneity,...
Modules of classical music. Peter Van de Graff draws music selections from all eras, but focuses on works from Baroque, Classical and Romantic eras.
Join Carl Grapentine Monday through Friday from am for lively classics, news, weather, traffic updates, and occasional live guests.
Weekly CSO broadcasts offer a unique format that includes dynamic and innovative content to illustrate the fascinating stories found inside the music, with insight from the performers themselves.
These broadcasts represent the Orchestra's entire season, and will include interviews with Philharmonic musicians, guest artists and conductors.
While many people bemoan jazz's shrinking audience, one jazz radio program's ubiquity practically rivals that of 'I Love Lucy' reruns - at any given moment, someone, somewhere is listening to "Jazz with Bob Parlocha".
Folk music and farce; showtunes and satire; madness and escape.
Host Bob Porter is one of the busiest record producers and journalists in both jazz and blues. His program provides that important link between jazz and blues...early "rhythm & blues". Bob tells many revealing stories about the music and the...