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At age 91, the jazz guitarist is a living legend from Chicago’s first family of music. We pay him a visit.

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A local jazz singer joins us for her take on the musical compositions of Fred Rogers, the late host of the eponymous children’s show “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.” 

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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.

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Janai Brugger

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.

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Jazz can bring to mind a dark nightclub after hours with a lot of booze, but we met a group of Chicago jazz musicians on a sunny summer morning – and they were fueled only by coffee and cake.

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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.

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Ludovico Einaudi (Credit: Ray Tarantino)

Meet the Italian composer and pianist who traveled to the Arctic Ocean to make music—and make a point.

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Anne-Sophie Mutter (Credit: Bastian Achard)

The world-renowned violinist joins us in conversation and performance.

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Thirteen years ago, Chicago native Reginald Robinson was awarded a genius grant from the MacArthur Foundation. He joins us in discussion and performance.

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Two of Chicago’s most celebrated guitar players join us in conversation and performance.

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The internationally acclaimed violinist from the Chicago area and Russian violinist Artem Kolesov join us in conversation and performance.

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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.

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The singer-songwriter talks about writing songs for Barbra Streisand—and the influence of her father, John Callaway.

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(Credit: Amy Grantham)

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.

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Stephen Stills and Judy Collins

The award-winning singer-songwriter talks about her late friend Leonard Cohen and an upcoming tour with Stephen Stills launching this week at Ravinia.

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Award-winning musician, writer and producer Brian Culbertson joins us in conversation.  

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