Elliot Wuu, piano

July 13, 2022

Dame Myra Hess Concerts

Dave Schwan, host


Robert Schumann (1810-1856) – Kinderszenen (Scenes from Childhood), Op. 15 (1838) (18’)

I. Von fremden Ländern und Menschen (Of Foreign Lands and Peoples)

II. Kuriose Geschichte (A Curious Story)

III. Hasche-Mann (Blind Man’s Buff)

IV. Bittendes Kind (Pleading Child)

V. Glückes genug (Happy Enough)

VI. Wichtige Begebenheit (An Important Event)

VII. Träumerei (Dreaming)

VIII. Am Kamin (At the fireside) 

IX. Ritter vom Steckenpferd (Knight of the Hobbyhorse)

X. Fast zu ernst (Almost Too Serious)

XI. Fürchtenmachen (Frightening)

XII. Kind im Einschlummern (Child Falling Asleep)

XIII. Der Dichter spricht (The Poet Speaks)

L.W. Beethoven (1770-1827) – Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13 “Pathetique” (1798) (18’)

I. Grave – Allegro di molto e con brio

II. Adagio cantabile

III. Rondo. Allegro

Read program notes here

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts are presented in partnership with 98.7 WFMT.
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts are made possible through the generosity of the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Illinois Arts Council.
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts are presented in association with the Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago.

Don’t miss Michael Tran and Lillia Woolschlager

next week on the

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts!

Wednesday July 20, 12:15pm

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