Classical

Aida

At the heart of this opera is a treacherous love triangle and a relationship that was never meant to be. 

Check under the hood

What’s lurking in your piano?  This week a piano technician found these treasures inside the instrument at my house:

Show Boat

This spectacular new production marshals the choral and orchestral forces of this world-renowned company to present Show Boat in all its glory!

Rinaldo

Join Classical 91.5 FM for the Chicago's Lyric Opera's presentation of Rinaldo.

The Bucksbaum Family Lyric Opera in June

Join Classical 91.5 FM for five outstanding broadcasts from Chicago's Lyric Opera this June. 

Sing along with Mitch

Your public radio stations' recent drive ended with a bang!   Our spring membership campaign raised more than $150,244 to sustain WXXI’s services.  1,345 public radio listeners made contributions over a few short days.  If you are a contributing and sustaining member, thank you.  There’s not enough ink in the ocean (Okay, is there any ink in the ocean? You know what I mean!) to express how happy we are to serve you day in and day out, offering the best performances we can our lay hands on.

 

The Nominees Are?

Sat, 05/19/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The 2012 Tony Award nominations have been announced.

Mornings, May 14 - 18

Join Brenda and the birds starting at six. It’s “Top Ten” week. Every morning at 6:40, guess the Top Ten listener favorites’ Mystery Piece!

Chabrier and Bizet

Alain Altinoglu makes his Chicago Symphony Orchestra debut in a program of French music. 

There is Nothin' Like "South Pacific"

Sat, 05/12/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join host Robert Hammond and his guest, Robert John Bierdermann, for an enchanted edition of Stage Notes.