WFMT: The Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts
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A weekly classical chamber music series presenting emerging artists, produced by the International Music Foundation and supported by generous grants from an anonymous family foundation, the Peggy and Steve Fossett Foundation, the friends of the Chicago Cultural Center, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation. Broadcast live on WFMT Fine Arts Radio. In Preston Bradley Hall of the Chicago Cultural Center.
||CleanSpanish Pianist Juan Carlos Plays Debussy and Schumann||Spanish pianist Juan Carlos joins us live in performance from Preston Bradley Hall of the Chicago Cultural Center for the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert. On the program: Estampes (15’) I. Pagodes II. La soirée dans Grenade III.||2/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanViolinist Yoo Jin Jang Plays Mendelssohn||Korean born violinist Yoo Jin Jang along with pianist Renana Gutman present a program of Mendelssohn, Sibelius, and Piazzolla live under the Tiffany glass dome from the Chicago Cultural Center. Violin Sonata in F major (1838) (23’) I.||2/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPianist Daniel Hsu||Live from the Chicago Cultural Center, Daniel Hsu performs: Chaconne from Partita No. 2, BWV 1004 (14’) Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750) Arr. Ferruccio Busoni (1866 – 1924) Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, Op. 110 (20’) I.||1/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTenor Jonathan Johnson in Recital||Tenor Jonathan Johnson, a third-year ensemble member of the Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center at Lyric Opera of Chicago, made his Chicago debut with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago in Poulenc’s Les mamelles de Tiresias in 2014.||1/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDuos for Violin and Piano with Karisa Chiu and Inah Chiu||Beginning her studies at the age of three with her father, violinist Karia Chiu, now 17, is a merit scholarship recipient at the Music Institute of Chicago currently studying with Almita Vamos. Among her awards, Ms.||1/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanArtu Duo||The Artu Duo consisting of cellist Ruth Marshall and pianist Garret Ross began in 2011 with a residency at the Banff Centre in Alberta,Canada, where they studied with Colin Carr. Later, as the collaboration began to bloom,||12/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLuca Buratto, piano||Described by Musical America as possessing a “fiery imagination and finesse,” pianist Luca Buratto first came to the public’s attention at the Conservatory of Milan’s Sala Verdi, where he performed music of his grandfather Renzo Massarani (1898-||12/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTomoko Fujita, cello, and Luba Poliak, piano||Cellist Tomoko Fujita was lauded for her “haunting” performance of Morton Subtonic’s Axolotl. She has collaborated with noted artists such as Itzhat Perlman, members of the Cleveland, Emerson, and Juilliard String Quartets,||12/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPianist Yehong Shi||Yehong Shi, Piano Chinese born pianist Yehong Shi is the recipient of many esteemed awards. He was the winner of the 2007 Dayou Music Competition as well as the Chinese Composition Award. He took Second Prize Sonata Award,||11/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCellist Brannon Cho and Pianist Victor Asuncion||Brannon Cho, Cello Victor Asuncion, Piano Cellist Brannon Cho began his studies at the age of 7 with Marnie Kaller. He continues this studies with Hans Jørgen Jensen at the Bienen School of Music, and has gone onto win many prizes. In 2015 Mr.||11/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|