MUSIC — Recent and All-Time Fave Stories in US and Beyond

  • MOON FOLLOWED ME TO FALMOUTH Filmmaker Interview

    MOON FOLLOWED ME TO FALMOUTH Kurt Rosenberg

    MOON FOLLOWED ME TO FALMOUTH Filmmaker Kurt Rosenberg – Interview, where Rosenberg shares his love of animation to bring his music alive

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  • Lyric Opera House Presents HANSEL AND GRETEL Review

    Lyric Opera of Chicago HANSEL AND GRETEL

    Lyric Opera House Presents HANSEL AND GRETEL — A Grim Yet Playful Fairy Tale - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED by Alexis Bugajski

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  • EQUIVALENT EXCHANGE Album — PICTURE PREVIEW

    Equivalent Exchange

    EQUIVALENT EXCHANGE Album — PICTURE PREVIEW, Music Genre: Electronic, classical, With his new eight-track album acclaimed Irish artist Kormac

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  • Lyric Opera Presents Rossini’s LE COMTE ORY Review

    Lyric Opera of Chicago LE COMTE ORY

    Lyric Opera Presents Rossini’s LE COMTE ORY Review — Bel Canto Romp, HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, thru November 26, 2022, $40+

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  • CHERRY'S BENT Album — PICTURE PREVIEW

    Cherry's Bent

    CHERRY'S BENT Album — PICTURE PREVIEW, Layn’s “relentless thirst for new kinds of music” is easily heard in “Cherry’s Bent”

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  • Lyric Opera Presents ERNANI Review

    Lyric Opera ERNANI

    Lyric Opera Presents ERNANI Review - A Moving Interpretation of Guiseppe Verdi's Opera, reviewed by Francisco Gallardo

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  • STONE FOXES Interview — Cinematic Rockin’

    STONE FOXES

    STONE FOXES Interview — Cinematic Rockin’ - California rockers break down their roots in the West of their roots and Hollywood's too

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  • Carlos Simon REQUIEM FOR THE ENSLAVED Album Review

    Carlos Simon REQUIEM FOR THE ENSLAVED Album

    Carlos Simon Presents REQUIEM FOR THE ENSLAVED Album Review — Requiem Employing Black American Traditions, reviewed by Francisco Gallardo

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  • Crunchyroll Presents CRUNCHYROLL EXPO 2022 Review

    Crunchyroll CRUNCHYROLL EXPO 2022

    CRUNCHYROLL EXPO 2022 gathers anime fans for whirlwind weekend of shopping, live music, and panels. Review by Lily LeaVesseur

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  • Patty Griffin Presents TAPE Album Review

    Patty Griffin TAPE

    Patty Griffin’s album TAPE combines image-rich, emotionally charged lyrics with a folk-style twang. Review by Lily LeaVesseur

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  • SKY CREATURE Interview — Alchemy for Our Ears

    Sky Creature BEAR MOUNTAIN / CHILDWORK

    SKY CREATURE Interview — Alchemy for Our Ear - cross genre musicians Matt Walsh and Majel Connery explain their unique sound

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  • Régulo Martínez-Antón Presents SUSPENDED TIMES Album Review

    Régulo Martínez-Antón SUSPENDED TIMES

    Régulo Martínez-Antón Presents SUSPENDED TIMES Album Review – Solo Romantic Piano Repertoire, reviewed by violist Francisco Gallardo

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  • Lyric Opera Presents FIRE SHUT UP IN MY BONES Review

    Lyric Opera FIRE SHUT UP IN MY BONES

    Lyric Opera Presents FIRE SHUT UP IN MY BONES Review — Pitch-Perfect Affect, HIGHLY RECOMMENDED as an instant classic

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  • Bonobo Presents FRAGMENTS Album Review

    Bonobo FRAGMENTS

    Bonobo Presents FRAGMENTS Album Review — Contemplative and Organic Electronic Music. An album review written by Ricardo Rico.

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  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra SOUNDS OF CELEBRATION Review

    Chicago Symphony Orchestra SOUNDS OF CELEBRATION

    Chicago Symphony Orchestra Presents SOUNDS OF CELEBRATION Review — Feeling the Thirst for LIVE-review by Picture This Post Editor Amy Munice.

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  • HipHop Will Save the World A YO! Video -- Spence Warren Interview

    HipHop Will Save The World

    HipHop Will Save the World A YO! Video -- Spence Warren Asks WHO DOESN'T LOVE RAPPING PUPPETS? - #BLM #COVID19

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  • Access Contemporary Music SOUND OF SILENT FILM FESTIVAL

    Access Contemporary Music SOUND OF SILENT FILM FESTIVAL

    Access Contemporary Music Presents SOUND OF SILENT FILM FESTIVAL – Preview

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  • Access Contemporary Music (ACM) Presents SPECIFIC GRAVITY Review

    Access Contemporary Music SPECIFIC GRAVITY

    Access Contemporary Music (ACM) Presents SPECIFIC GRAVITY Review - Galactic

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  • Grant Park Music Festival Mahler’s RESURRECTION SYMPHONY

    Grant Park Music Festival Mahler’s RESURRECTION SYMPHONY

    Grant Park Music Festival Presents Mahler’s RESURRECTION SYMPHONY—Ending the Season Well

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  • Grant Park Music Festival July 31, 2019 Review - Copland Rodeo

    Grant Park Music Festival July 31

    Grant Park Music Festival performs American music full of energy like arodeo; and Conrad Tao, the pianist, performs a Russian piano concertowith similar energy!

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  • Access Contemporary Music Presents SPEAKING IN TONGUES Review

    Access Contemporary Music SPEAKING IN TONGUES

    Access Contemporary Music Presents SPEAKING IN TONGUES Review – Communicating Deeper Than Words, performance at Davis Theater

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  • Dame Myra Hess Concert – Ukrainian peace activist/pianist Pavel Gintov

    Dame Myra Hess Memorial concert series hosted Ukrainian peace activist and pianist Pavel Gintov on May 31st, 2017 – read our conversation with him here

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  • Dame Myra Hess concert pianist Yevgeny Yontov Profile

    Yevgeny Yontov

    Dame Myra Hess concert pianist Yevgeny Yontov, spoke with Picture this Post about his one-time dance career, music, achievements, and more

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  • Dame Myra Hess concert pianist Yehong Shi- music born of SARS

    Dame Myra Hess YEHONG SHI

    Dame Myra Hess pianist Yehong Shi, born in China, had a late start in his piano career that was an accidental byproduct of the SARS epidemic

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  • Liana Paniyeva performs at Dame Myra Hess concert

    Liana Paniyeva

    Liana Paniyeva performs at Dame Myra Hess concert, also simulcast on WFMT, including piano works by Gluck, Ravel and Rachmaninoff

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  • Brannon Cho performs at Dame Myra Hess concert

    Brannon Cho

    Brannon Cho, cellist, performs at the weekly Dame Myra Hess concert with pianist Victor Santiago Asuncion playing Beethoven, Schubert and Tchaikovsky

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  • Lithuania Music Festivals

    Street Musicians Day Lithuania

    Fast-changing Lithuania has many music festivals that are important cultural events in Europe, above and beyond Lithuania per se

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  • Meet Alex Klein, CSO Principal Oboist and Dame Myra Hess Alumn

    Meet Alex Klein

    Alex Klein, CSO Principal Oboist, returns to the Dame Myra Hess concerts that helped launch his career in the midst of his return to the CSO

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  • Mariam Batsashvili, Dame Myra Hess Pianist Performs

    Pianist Mariam Batsashvili

    Mariam Batsashvili seeks the divine in her performances, clearly WOWing the Dame Myra Hess concert audience in the hall and likely on WFMT

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  • WFMT and live Dame Myra Hess Concert by Kate Carter & Louise Chang

    Kate Carter, Violin and Louise Chan, Piano

    Violinist Kate Carter and pianist Louise Chang perform a playful profgram for WFMT audience and also live in Chicago Cultural Center

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  • Samuel Deason, Canadian pianist, performs Dame Myra Hess Concert

    Dame Myra Hess musicians

    Samuel Deason, Canadian pianist, talks about his recent Dame Myra Hess performance and his love of foraging for mushrooms

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