Jess Anderson, one of WORT’s original music hosts, passed away at the end of January. Many long-time DJs fondly remember Jess for his musical knowledge, activism and sparkling personality. Some of our current volunteers wrote about Jess’ participation at the station. Jess Anderson May 17, 1935 – January 24, 2021 (photos of Jess provided by Token […]
Madison-based Mr. Chair are joined by Dave Cooper (Trumpet) and Chris Bucheit (Guitar) for a night of genre-blending original music. Mr. Chair’s affinity for collaboration with astonishing artists means no two shows are alike. Don’t miss this incredible night of music! ————————————- Mr. Chair looks like a jazz quartet, sounds sometimes like a rock group, […]
Five years after its formal incorporation as a nonprofit, the Madison Classical Guitar Society will sponsor our city’s first Classical Guitar Festival on Oct. 5th at the Overture Center. The widely varied program highlights the contributions of up-and-coming female guitarists. In addition to headliners Ioana Gandrabur, Elina Chekan, and Frances Karim Chiroque, the day-long festival […]
“Jasmine Flowers” Experience the sounds of West and East coming together in choral music by Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, Toru Takemitsu, Chen Yi, Bob Chilcott, Libby Larsen, and others inspired by the musical traditions of East Asia.
“A Thousand Beautiful Dreams” Flint, Michigan has become a symbol of how social and environmental justice (and injustice) are intertwined. We welcome the University of Michigan-Flint Chamber Singers, under Dr. Gabriela Hristova, to join with us in presenting recent music that gives voice to the tragedies of the past and present, the promise of social […]
Go behind the scenes for informal open rehearsals with the Willy Street Chamber Players at Arts + Literature Laboratory! The Willy Street Chamber Players are a group of graduates of the UW School of Music who have strong ties to the east side of Madison. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to see how a professional […]