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      Ravinia Festival

      Our summertime season of chamber music and solo recitals from Ravinia is hosted by Kerry Frumkin. The performances are recorded by Hudson Fair in the festival's Martin Theatre and in Bennett Gordon Hall providing the ideal summer setting for up-close live performances by your favorite classical artists from around the world.

      Program Schedule

      Monday, August 4

      The Emerson String Quartet, recorded in the Martin Theatre July 7

      Beethoven: Quartet #14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op 131
      Schubert: Quartet #14 in D Minor, “Death and the Maiden”

      Monday, August 11 at 8:30 pm

      The Takacs String Quartet

      Janacek: Quartet #2, Intimate Letters
      Barber: Adagio
      Beethoven: Quartet in A Minor, Op 132

      Monday, August 18

      July 15, 2013: Martin Theatre

      Maxim Vengerov, violin
      Itamar Golan, piano
      Beethoven: Violin Sonata in G, Op 96
      Schubert: Duo-Sonata in A
      Franck: Violin Sonata in A
      Saint-Saens: “Havanaise”
      “Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso”

      Monday, August 25

      July 28, 2013: Martin Theatre

      Denis Matsuev, piano
      Russian Rapture
      Tchaikovsky: The Months
      Rachmaninoff: Selections from Etudes-Tableaux
      Stravinsky: Three movements from Petrouchka

      Monday, September 1

      August 13, 2013: Martin Theatre

      The Takacs Quartet
      Janacek: String Quartet #1, “Kreutzer Sonata”
      Smetana: String Quartet #1, “From My Life”
      Beethoven: String Quartet in E Minor, Op 59/2, “Rasumovsky”

      Monday, September 8

      August 6, 2013: Martin Theatre

      Stéphane Degout, baritone, and Simon Lepper, piano in a recital of songs by Schubert, Liszt, Wolf, Fauré, and Weill.

      Monday, September 15

      August 5: Martin Theatre

      The Chicago Pro Musica, with narrator Hershey Felder, performing “L’Histoire du Soldat” (The Soldier’s Tale) by Stravinsky, plus James Stephenson’s work based on it, entitled “The Devil’s Tale.”

      Monday, September 22

      July 31: Martin Theatre

      Baritone Matthias Goerne, with pianist Alexander Schmalcz, in songs by Hugo Wolf plus excerpts from the “Hollywood Songbook” by Hanns Eisler.

      Monday, September 29

      August 12: Martin Theatre

      Dame Kiri Te Kanawa in music by Mozart and Richard Strauss, plus new songs by Jake Heggie composed especially for this occasion: the soprano’s 70th birthday. With Mr Heggie and Kevin Murphy as pianists.