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Q2 Music Album of the Week

Listen: Christopher Tignor Mesmerizes with 'Along a Vanishing Plane'

Sensual, often melancholy, and expansive, Christopher Tignor's Along a Vanishing Plane is record for drawing the drapes and tucking into a pillowy sofa. Listen all week.

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The Extraordinary Power of Pianist Emil Gilels

During the recent 100th anniversary of his birth, we celebrate pianist Emil Gilels' uniquely humble and genuine voice, as well as his powerful piano performances.



For 'William Tell' Nerds, The Met Does (Reasonably) Well by Rossini

David Patrick Stearns reviews the new William Tell production at the Met Opera and says that there is much that Rossini's massive epic has to offer, especially at the end.

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Watch: Chicago Cubs Get Symphonic Level Support

Watch the Chicago Symphony play a special symphonic rendition of "Take Me Out To The Ballgame" to support the Cubs in their World Series quest.

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The Curse of the Ninth Haunted These Composers

As the Halloween season approaches, let's take a look at classical music's strangest superstition — the curse of the ninth symphonies.

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