WFMT: PianoForte Salon Series Live
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Join host Peter Whorf for The PianoForte Salon Series at Columbia College Chicago, a series of live performances centering on the piano, featuring today’s top solo pianists and chamber musicians. The PianoForte Salon Series started in February of 2006 and promotes exceptional artists from around the world.
||Ian Maksin, cello and Ani Gogova, piano||Shchedrin In the Style of Albeniz (3:35) Ravel Pièce en forme de Habanera (3:08) iAN&ANi duo - Ian Maksin It’s not the Wind (variations on a Russian theme) (9:27) Ian Maksin, cello - Shostakovich Three Fantastic Dances, Op. 5 (3:35)||11/7/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Yiming Zhang, piano||Program: - Albeniz, Issac (1860-1909) - "Triana" from Iberia Book II - Beethoven (1770-1827) - Piano Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57, "Appassionata" I. Allegro assai II. Andante con moto III. Allegro ma non troppo-Presto - Wang,||10/3/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Winston Choi, piano||Winner of the 2002 Orléans Concours International and Laureate of the 2003 Honens International Piano Competition, Canadian pianist Winston Choi is an inquisitive performer whose fresh approach to standard repertory, and masterful understanding,||9/5/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Roger McVey, piano||Program: - Sonata in C major, K.330 - W. A. Mozart (1756-1791) I. Allegro moderato II. Andante cantabile III. Allegretto - Etude no. 2: Defensive Chili - Marc Mellits (b. 1966) -||4/4/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Michael Tsalka, piano||Pianist and Early Keyboard performer Michael Tsalka (Israel-Netherlands) has won prizes and awards in Rome, Bayreuth, Bonn, Paris, Genoa, Tel-Aviv, Minneapolis, Berlin, Mexico City and Philadelphia. A versatile musician,||3/7/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||George Vatchnadze, Piano||Program: L. V. Beethoven: Sonata, op. 81a in E flat major, Das Lebewohl (Les adieux) Adagio; Allegro Andante espressivo Vivacissimamente - R. Schumann: Kinderscenen, op. 15 - S. Rachmaninoff: Prelude in E flat major, op.23 no. 6 -||2/7/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Jeff LaDeur, Piano||Jeffrey LaDeur enjoys an increasingly busy career as soloist, chamber musician and educator. Praised for his "assured virtuosity" and "articulate, expressive work at the keyboard" (San Francisco Classical Voice) Jeffrey has concertized around the world...||1/3/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Daniel Schlosberg, piano||Ready, set, go! Daniel Schlosberg plays selections from his recent CD, “Child’s Play.” Exploring some classics of the repertoire as well as fun works by living composers, the family-friendly program will feature stories and offer a fresh approach t||12/6/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Michael Hall, viola & Yu-Sui Hung, piano||Described by the New Music Connoisseur as “utterly masterful,” and Chamber Music Today as having “superb technique,” violist Michael Hall is widely known for his interpretations of new music and collaborations with a diverse range of other artists||11/1/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||WarnerNuzova (Wendy Warner, cello & Irina Nuzova, piano)||World-renowned cellist Wendy Warner and eminent pianist Irina Nuzova are earning critical acclaim for their riveting performances as the duo WarnerNuzova. Classical Candor has written “it's almost as if one performer were playing both instruments,||10/4/2013||Free||View In iTunes|