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A weekly classical chamber music series presenting emerging artists, produced by the International Music Foundation broadcast live on WFMT Fine Arts Radio. In Preston Bradley Hall of the Chicago Cultural Center.

A weekly classical chamber music series presenting emerging artists, produced by the International Music Foundation broadcast live on WFMT Fine Arts Radio. In Preston Bradley Hall of the Chicago Cultural Center.
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Chicago, IL

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A weekly classical chamber music series presenting emerging artists, produced by the International Music Foundation broadcast live on WFMT Fine Arts Radio. In Preston Bradley Hall of the Chicago Cultural Center.

Language:

English

Contact:

International Music Foundation 30 East Adams, Suite 1206 Chicago, IL 60603 (312) 670-6888


Episodes

De Maeyer – Kende Duo

10/10/2018
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Belgian violinist Jolente De Maeyer and pianist Nikolaas Kende make up the De Maeyer – Kende Duo. On this program, they perform works Lera Auerbach and Ludwig van Beethoven live from Preston Bradley Hall of the Chicago Cultural Center. One of the leading Belgian violinists, Jolente De Maeyer, has brought her virtuosity and passionate interpretations to diverse global audiences. She is recognized ... The post De Maeyer – Kende Duo appeared first on 98.7WFMT.

Duration:00:38:47

YuEun Kim

10/3/2018
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South Korean born violinist YuEun Kim is joined by collaborative pianist EunAe Lee, also from South Korea, present a program of Beethoven and Ravel on this Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Broadcast from the Chicago Cultural Center. Having earned her Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in violin performance from the Seoul National University, YuEun Kim graduated from her Artist Diploma, as a ... The post YuEun Kim appeared first on 98.7WFMT.

Duration:00:44:30

Donald Sinta Quartet

9/26/2018
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2018 Fischoff Competition Gold Medal recipients, the Donald Sinta Quartet, appear once again on the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Broadcasts. The bring with them a variety of music including an arrangement of a Ludwig van Beethoven string quartet by Dan Graser as well as works written for saxophone quartet by Chris Hass, David Biedenbender, and Marc Mellits for this performance. The Donald Sinta Quartet, ... The post Donald Sinta Quartet appeared first on 98.7WFMT.

Duration:00:43:54

Soojung Hong

9/19/2018
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South Korean born pianist Soojung Hong joins us with a program featuring works by Franz Liszt, Nikolai Meitner, and Nikolai Kapustin for this live Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Broadcast live from the Chicago Cultural Center. Soojung Hong was born in South Korea and graduated from Deokwon Arts High School in Seoul. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in piano performance ... The post Soojung Hong appeared first on 98.7WFMT.

Duration:00:36:21

Chicago Harp Quartet

9/12/2018
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The dynamic Chicago Harp Quartet performs works arranged for as well as written for this unique combination. Works include pieces by Luigi Boccherini, Enrique Granados, Alfredo Rolando Ortiz, and Bernard Andrès, with arrangements by Carlos Salzedo and quartet member Marguerite Lynn Williams. The post Chicago Harp Quartet appeared first on 98.7WFMT.

Duration:00:41:30

Riana Anthony and Jonathan Fournel

9/5/2018
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For today’s Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Broadcast, we are joined by cellist Riana Anthony and pianist Jonathan Fournel. Their program includes works by Beethoven and Franck performed under the striking Tiffany glass dome of the Chicago Cultural Center. Visit the WFMT Facebook page to see a live video broadcast of the performance. Riana Anthony began playing the cello at the ... The post Riana Anthony and Jonathan Fournel appeared first on 98.7WFMT.

Duration:00:42:02

Duo Ephelia

8/29/2018
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Clarinetist Amy Gloverand and pianist Milena Zhivotovskaya make up the New York based Duo Ephelia. On this program, they present works of Claude Debussy, Milena Zhivotovskaya, and Francis Poulenc. Duo Ephelia, a New York based clarinet and piano team, is dedicated to performing topic-centered recitals that are artful, entertaining, and informative. This approach led to a debut recital at the Klavierhaus, NYC ... The post Duo Ephelia appeared first on 98.7WFMT.

Duration:00:42:00

Katinka Kleijn and Sebastian Huydts

8/22/2018
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Under the Tiffany glass dome of Preston Bradley Hall at the Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago Symphony Orchestra cellist Katinka Kleijn and pianist Sebastian Huydts present a live performance of works by Ludwig van Beethoven and Manuel de Falla for this Dame Myra Hess Memorial concert. Chicago Symphony Orchestra member Katinka Kleijn performs across the fields of classical, experimental, contemporary, and ... The post Katinka Kleijn and Sebastian Huydts appeared first on 98.7WFMT.

Duration:00:48:21

Dynasty Battles

8/15/2018
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Pianist Dynasty Battles presents a program of Beethoven and Scriabin on this live Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert broadcast. Hailing from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Dynasty Battles is a visionary concert pianist with a unique approach to his blend of music. Battles, a favorite performer of the W. Russell Johnson Music Guild, has won a variety of accolades on regional and national ... The post Dynasty Battles appeared first on 98.7WFMT.

Duration:00:37:40

Anita Graef and Patrick Godon

8/8/2018
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Soloist, chamber musician, and the CCM-CSO Diversity Fellow for University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and the Cincinnati Orchestra, cellist Anita Graef appears with pianist and artistic director of the International Chamber Artists, Patrick Godon. Their program includes works of Robert Schumann and Richard Strauss performed live from the Chicago Cultural Center for this Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert. A ... The post Anita Graef and Patrick Godon appeared first on 98.7WFMT.

Duration:00:41:43

Florin Parvulescu and Samantha Cho

8/1/2018
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Romanian-born violinist and conductor Florin Parvulescu and pianist Samantha Cho present a recital with works of Beethoven and Debussy. This performance was live from Preston Bradley Hall at the Chicago Cultural Center for this Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert on WFMT. Florin Parvulescu was born in 1971 in Bucharest, Romania. He started playing the violin at the age of six ... The post Florin Parvulescu and Samantha Cho appeared first on 98.7WFMT.

Duration:00:41:56

Neave Trio

7/25/2018
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The Neave Trio, Anna Williams, Violin; Mikhail Veselov, Cello; and Eri Nakamura, Piano; returns to perform pieces by Debussy and Piazzolla live from the Chicago Cultural Center. Since forming in 2010, Neave Trio – violinist Anna Williams, cellist Mikhail Veselov, and pianist Eri Nakamura – has earned enormous praise for its engaging, cutting-edge performances. WQXR explains, “‘Neave’ is actually a Gaelic name meaning ‘bright’ ... The post Neave Trio appeared first on 98.7WFMT.

Duration:00:42:27

Geneva Lewis and Renana Gutman

7/18/2018
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New Zealand born violinist Geneva Lewis is joined by collaborative pianist Renana Gutman to perform works of Mozart and Wieniawski live under the Tiffany glass dome at the Chicago Cultural Center. Originally from Auckland, New Zealand, 20-year-old Geneva Lewis has performed as a chamber musician and soloist throughout the United States and Europe. She has been a member of many prize-winning ensembles, and ... The post Geneva Lewis and Renana Gutman appeared first on 98.7WFMT.

Gabriel Martins and Joseph Liccardo

7/11/2018
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Cellist Gabriel Martins and pianist Joseph Liccardo present a program of Bach, Schumann, and Ginastera live from the Chicago Cultural Center. American cellist Gabriel Martins is the gold medalist of the V International David Popper Cello Competition in Hungary, and the silver medalist of the VIII International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians in Moscow as well as the 21st Sphinx Competition. According ... The post Gabriel Martins and Joseph Liccardo appeared first on 98.7WFMT.

Duration:00:37:25

Esther Shin Chuang

6/27/2018
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Pianist Ester-Shin Chuang joins us under the Tiffany glass dome at the Chicago Cultural Center with a program of music by Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, and Bolcom. Esther Shin Chuang, an award-winning pianist, has performed on four continents: North America, Asia, Africa, and Europe. She has shared music and given concerts in the United States, Canada, Uganda, Kenya, Korea, Taiwan, ... The post Esther Shin Chuang appeared first on 98.7WFMT.

Duration:00:45:05

Timothy Chooi and Natalia Kazaryan

6/20/2018
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Canadian violinist Timothy Chooi and pianist Nattalia Kazaryan perform works by Vitali, Prokofiev, and William Kroll. Hailed by Montreal’s La Presse as “The Miracle,” Canadian violinist Timothy Chooi was named both the First Prize and Audience Choice Winner at the 2018 Schadt String Competition. A winner of Astral’s 2016 National Auditions, he was also awarded the Bronze Medal at New ... The post Timothy Chooi and Natalia Kazaryan appeared first on 98.7WFMT.

Duration:00:40:17

Stasevskij and Sawada Duo

6/13/2018
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Today we are joined by the Stasevskij & Sawada Duo with Lukas Stasevskij, cello and Miki Sawada, Piano with works of Dvořák and Brahms. Cellist Lukas Stasevskij has studied at the Sibelius Academy in Finland, which is world renowned for the cello program, with professors Arto Noras and Martti Rousi, as well as at Basel Musikakademie in Switzerland with professor ... The post Stasevskij and Sawada Duo appeared first on 98.7WFMT.

Duration:00:42:55

Renana Gutman

5/30/2018
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Pianist Renana Gutman hailed by the New York Times for her “passionate and insightful” playing returns once again to the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert series with a program of live music from Preston Bradley Hall with music of Bach, Chopin, Ligeti, and Schulhoff. Praised by the New York Times for her “passionate and insightful” playing, Renana Gutman has performed ... The post Renana Gutman appeared first on 98.7WFMT.

Duration:00:41:59

Alexandra Joan

5/23/2018
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French-Romanian pianist joins us with a program of live music from the Chicago Cultural Center including Haydn, Liszt, and Schumann. “Elegant (…) refreshingly temperamental”- (The New York Times) French-Romanian pianist Alexandra Joan is an active soloist and sought-after chamber player who performs extensively in Europe and in the United States. She has appeared at major venues and festivals in ... The post Alexandra Joan appeared first on 98.7WFMT.

Duration:00:46:35

Andrea Casarrubios & Ronaldo Rolim

5/16/2018
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Spanish born cellist applauded by the New York Times for having “traversed the palette of emotions” with “gorgeous tone and an edge of-seat intensity” joins us with pianist Ronaldo Rolim live from Preston Bradley Hall at the Chicago Cultural Center. They present works of Vaughan Williams, Schumann, and de Falla. Winners of numerous competitions around the world, Spanish cellist Andrea ... The post Andrea Casarrubios & Ronaldo Rolim appeared first on 98.7WFMT.

Duration:00:39:34