june, 2018

19jun5:45 pm- 6:15 pmThree in D5:45 pm - 6:15 pm St. James CathedralPrograms:Rush Hour Concerts

Event Details


Felix Mendelssohn – Piano Trio in D Minor

Janet Sung, violin
Stephen Balderston, cello
William Wolfram, piano

5:00pm – Doors Open
5:15pm – Pre-Concert Conversation
5:45pm – 30-Minute Concert



Janet Sung, violin
 • Janet has been a regular performing artist at numerous chamber music festivals, including the Bowdoin International Music Festival, the Kreeger Festival in Washington, D.C., the Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival, and the Newport Music Festival, and is an ongoing guest with the American Chamber Players and the Finger Lakes Chamber Ensemble
 • In 2019, Janet will premiere a new Violin Concerto by Augusta Read Thomas commissioned by and written for her
 • Janet plays a c.1600 Maggini violin crafted in Brescia, Italy


Stephen Balderston, cello
 • Member of the American Chamber Players and cello professor of DePaul University
 • Collects and restores vintage Schwinn bicycles
 • Has a collection of over 4,000 albums of many genres—he loves to listen to music!


William Wolfram, piano
 • William is a silver medalist at both the William Kapell and the Naumburg International Piano Competitions and a bronze medalist at the prestigious Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow
 • An enthusiastic supporter of new music, he has collaborated with and performed music by composers such as Aaron Jay Kernis, Kenneth Frazelle, Marc Andre Dalbavie, Kenji Bunch, and Paul Chihara
 • A graduate of the Juilliard School, William resides in New York City with his wife and two daughters and is a Yamaha artist


(Tuesday) 5:45 pm - 6:15 pm


St. James Cathedral

65 E. Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611

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