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

September 22 Aero Quartet

Salvador Flores, soprano saxophone
Walt Putear, alto saxophone
Matthew Koester, tenor saxophone
Brian Kachur, baritone saxophone

Jennifer Higdon – Summer’s Eve

Corey Dundee – Shifting Gears

Arturo Marquez – Danzón No. 5

Robert Schumann; arr. Bolcom – A Schumann Bouquet

Hiromi Uehara; arr. Dundee – Cape Cod Chips

September 29 Clare Longendyke, piano

Florence Price – Fantaisie nègre no. 4 in B minor

Shawn Okpebholo – mi sueño: afro-flamenco

Claude Debussy – Piano Preludes

Irving Berlin/Augusta Read Thomas – Love Twitters

October 6  Risus Quartet

Haeni Lee and Jieun Yoo, violins
Mary Eunkyung Chang, viola
Bobae Lee, cello

Franz Schubert – Quartettsatz in C minor, D 703

Felix Mendelssohn – String Quartet No.6 in F minor, Op.80

October 13  Yoon-Wha Roh, piano

Frédéric Chopin – Ballade No. 4, Op. 52  

Maurice Ravel – Miroirs No. 4 ‘ Alborada del gracioso’  

Sergei Rachmaninoff – Piano Sonata No.2 in B-flat minor, Op. 36

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

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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