Lyric Opera of Chicago marks the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein with a special concert this weekend featuring among others, the Broadway star, Tony Award nominee and Evanston native who joins us.
She is taking the opera world by storm, and she’s here to show us why. Janai Brugger of Darien joins us in conversation and performance.
He has been called “The Bruce Springsteen of Israel.” But unlike the Boss, David Broza can sing in four languages and plays a mean flamenco guitar. David Broza joins us in conversation and performance.
Taylor Bennett talks about his rising rap career, and the inevitable comparisons with his brother, Chance the Rapper.
Meet the Italian composer and pianist who traveled to the Arctic Ocean to make music—and make a point.
The world-renowned violinist joins us in conversation and performance.
Thirteen years ago, Chicago native Reginald Robinson was awarded a genius grant from the MacArthur Foundation. He joins us in discussion and performance.
Two of Chicago’s most celebrated guitar players join us in conversation and performance.
The internationally acclaimed violinist from the Chicago area and Russian violinist Artem Kolesov join us in conversation and performance.
Jazz can bring to mind a dark nightclub after hours with a lot of booze, but we recently met a group of Chicago jazz musicians on a sunny summer morning – and they were fueled only by coffee and cake.
The singer-songwriter talks about writing songs for Barbra Streisand—and the influence of her father, John Callaway.
He is an accomplished photographer, a political activist and a twice-inducted member to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Meet the co-founder of the Hollies and Crosby, Stills & Nash.
The award-winning singer-songwriter talks about her late friend Leonard Cohen and an upcoming tour with Stephen Stills launching this week at Ravinia.
Award-winning musician, writer and producer Brian Culbertson joins us in conversation.
What does it take to adapt a classic Disney musical for a live audience? We sit down with the award-winning composer to talk about remaking “Aladdin,” and the “keys” to his success.