Music Institute of Chicago Academy 10th Anniversary Special

May 7, 2016, 11:00 am

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On Saturday’s broadcast, we present a program from the Introductions archive celebrating 10 years of outstanding music making at the Academy of the Music Institute of Chicago. The Academy was founded to serve as a training program for gifted pre-college musicians. Students take lessons with acclaimed faculty as well as music classes. Academy students have attended some of the most prestigious music schools in the country and have many successes in their musical careers.

  • Scherzo in C Minor, by Johannes Brahms from F-A-E Sonata, by Robert Schumann, Johannes Brahms, and Albert Dietrich
    Performed by Matthew Lipman and Shirley Trissell

  • Paraphrase on Verdi’s Rigoletto, S. 434, by Franz Liszt
    Performed by Kate Liu

  • Variations on a Paganini Theme, by Gregor Piatigorsky
    Performed by Gabriel Cabezas

  • Carmen Fantasie, by Franz Waxman
    Performed by Vincent Meklis

  • Allegro non troppo from String Quartet No. 3 in F Major, Op. 73, by Dmitri Shostakovich
    Performed by the Aurelia String Quartet