DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS

A FREE concert series every Wednesday

TIME:  12:15 pm

 

LOCATION:  Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago
55 E. Wacker Drive

 

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UPCOMING DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS

Frédéric Chopin – Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise brillante Op.22

Modest Mussorgsky – The Seamstress (Scherzino)

Maria Szymanowska – Nocturne in B flat major

Zara Levina – Piano Sonata

Natasha Stojanovska – Phantasy No. 1

October 27  Natalia Kazaryan, piano

Frédéric Chopin – Barcarolle in F-Sharp Major, Op. 60

Maurice Ravel – Jeux d’eau

Emma Lou Diemer – Piano Sonata No. 3

Alberto Ginastera – Pampeana No. 2, Rhapsody, Op. 21

Ludwig Van Beethoven – Sonata for Cello and Piano, Op. 5 No. 2

Jean Françaix – Mouvement perpétuel

November 10 — Alexei Tartakovsky, piano

Einojuhani Rautavaara – Passionale

Ludwig van Beethoven – 32 Variations on an Original Theme in C minor, WoO 80

Igor Stravinsky – Three Movements from Petrushka

November 17 — Kenny Broberg, piano

Nikolai Medtner – Piano Sonata in E Minor  “Night Wind”, Op. 25/2

Nikolai Medtner – Forgotten Melodies cycle II, Op. 39

Lili Boulanger – 2 Pieces for Violin and Piano

Hannah Lash – Adjoining

Sergei Prokofiev – Sonata No. 2 for Violin and Piano, Op. 94bis

Heitor Villa-Lobos – Carnaval das Crianças, W157

Mozart Camargo Guarnieri – Dança Negra

Heitor Villa-Lobos – Ciclo Brasileiro, W374

Franz Schubert – Fantasie for Violin and Piano in C Major, op. 159, D. 934

Henryk Wieniawski – Fantasia on Themes from “”Faust”” by Gounod, Op. 20

December 15 — Hyejin Cho, piano

Cécile Chaminade – Écossaise, Op. 151

Robert Schumann – Piano Sonata No. 1 in F-Sharp Minor, Op. 11

ABOUT DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS

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 and the Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation.

The Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts are supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

The International Music Foundation’s programs are partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

Dame Myra Hess concerts are presented in association with the Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago.

APPLY TO PERFORM

Applications to appear on the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series are currently closed. Please check back in November, 2021 for the next round of applications.

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