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.


Monday, July 3, 8:00 pm

Chiara String Quartet; recorded in Bennett Gordon Hall on September 7, 2016.

Bartók: Quartet No. 1
Bartók: Quartet No. 3 (in one movement)
Bartók: Quartet No. 5

In a recent project, the Chiara String Quartet recorded all of Béla Bartók’s quartets from memory. This broadcast features three of these quartets, performed in Bennett Gordon Hall. For more on the Chiara String Quartet and their experience playing Bartók at the Ravinia Festival, read this interview conducted by WFMT’s Lisa Flynn.


Monday, July 10, 8:00 pm

Alon Goldstein, piano, and the Fine Arts Quartet play an all-Mozart program recorded June 17, 2017, at Bennett Gordon Hall.


Mozart: String Quartet No. 20 Hoffmeister
Mozart: (arr. Lachner) Piano Concerto No. 23
Mozart: (arr. Lachner) Piano Concerto No. 24


Monday, July 10, 8:00 pm

The Juilliard String Quartet; recorded in the Martin Theatre, June 20, 2017.

Bartók: Quartet No. 1
Beethoven: Quartet #13, using the finale subtitled Grosse Fuge (“Great Fugue”)