Peabody Award-winner Kerry Frumkin is heard weekday afternoons on WFMT. He’s a regular host of live concert broadcasts including Live from WFMT (Mondays at 8:00 pm), concerts from Ravinia, and WFMT’s premiere visiting artist series, Impromptu. Kerry hosts many WFMT network broadcasts from such locations as the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival and the Salzburg Festival.
Steven Seymour is a professional interpreter/translator who has worked for years as a contractor to the US State Department at the Geneva negotiations on nuclear arms control and disarmament, as well as at the US Embassy in Moscow. In recent years, he has been working on literary translations from Russian, Polish, and French.
Chief Announcer Peter van de Graaff joined the Beethoven Satellite Network in February 1989 after a year as one of the staff announcers on WFMT. He serves as overnight host on WFMT, a program heard on many radio stations across the United States. As a professional singer, Peter has performed with opera companies and orchestras throughout the world including the Czech State Orchestra, and with the New Orleans, Utah, Colorado Springs, and San Antonio Symphonies. He also serves as host of the live Lyric Opera of Chicago Broadcasts.