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.
||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 -||2/7/14||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...||1/3/14||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||12/6/13||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||11/1/13||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,||10/4/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Svetlana Belsky||Stravinsky's Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring) premiered 100 years ago in Paris! Russian pianist Svetlana Belsky discusses and performs the entire work, transcribed for one piano by Chicago's own Vladimir Leyetchkiss.||6/7/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||David Kalhous||Pianist David Kalhous plays works of Scarlatti, Ligeti, Kurtag, Janacek and Chopin live from the Sherwood Community Music School of Columbia College Chicago on the Pianoforte Salon Series with Host Dave Schwann.||5/3/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Blair McMillen, piano||Pianist Blair McMillen plays works of Debussy, Marc Mellits, N. Mulley, and Joan Tower live from the Sherwood Community Music School of Columbia College Chicago on the Pianoforte Salon Series with Host Dave Schwann.||3/1/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Schubertiade Preview featuring VOX 3 Collective||The Vox 3 Collective: Alexia Kruger, Juliet Petrus and Ashlee Hardgrave with pianist James Morehead perform Geschlechtsverkehrt: Gender-bending songs for female voices by Franz Schubert live from the Sherwood Community Music School of Columbia College...||2/1/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ieva Jokubaviciute||Known for her deep musical and emotional commitment to a wide range of repertoire, Lithuanian pianist Ieva Jokubaviciute performs regularly throughout the US and Europe. Her ability to communicate the essential substance of a work has led critics to de...||1/4/13||Free||View In iTunes|