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Ahmad Jamal-DJF

Jazz great Ahmad Jamal remains defined by his Chicago experience

Pianist Ahmad Jamal lives in New England, but his 70-year career in music started, and is largely defined, by Chicago.  “My second home,” he says of this city, and for good reason. Jamal not only...
Cyrille_Aimee

Jazz vocalist Cyrille Aimée insists on singing it her way

Jazz vocalist Cyrille Aimée began a love of music began at an early age and in an unusual way. Growing up in rural France, there was always music in the house — her French father loved classical a...
Vladimir Jurowski leads the London Philharmonic Orchestra. | Photo by Robert Torres

The world’s leading ensembles set for SCP Orchestra Se...

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra might be the star attraction ...
Yuja_Wang

Yuja Wang, a rising pianist in accelerando mode

The classical world boasts an abundance of young keyboard dy...
MutterVirtuosi

The Mutter Virtuosi, musical ambassadors in the spirit of Me...

“Making music together, making chamber music, is like ...
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet on his many influences, including Sir G...

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet calls himself a “musical gourmand.”...
copeland-ben-hur

Stewart Copeland rocks the silent epic ‘Ben-Hur’

Stewart Copeland knows epic. After all, he was the co-founde...
ThileMeyer

Bluegrass meets classical in dynamic duo of Chris Thile ...

The mandolin and the double bass are the Laurel and Hardy of...
royalalberthall

In concert halls, film music goes into wide release

Orchestras are plunging into movie music programming at an u...
Wynton Marsalis performs with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra at Symphony Center.

SCP Jazz Series, now in its 20th year, builds diversity at S...

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Symphony Center Presents ...