Make Music Chicago: KAIA String Quartet

June 21, 2017, 11:30 am

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4/4/17 1:07:06 PM KAIA String Quartet Victoria Moreir, violin Naomi Culp, violin Amanda Grimm, viola Hope Shepherd DeCelle, cello ©†Todd Rosenberg 2017

Inspired by the French Fête de la Musique, and held annually on the day of the Summer Solstice, Make Music Chicago is a day-long, citywide, music festival. This year, MMC partners with “Lift Every Voice: Musicians Rising For Racial Justice.” The KAIA String Quartet¸ WFMT’s ensemble-in-residence, will be participating in the festivities. Impromptu broadcasts this performance live.

Music

  • Molto adagio from String Quartet in B minor, Op. 11, by Samuel Barber

  • Lyric for Strings, by George Walker

  • “La Vida Mia,” by Ansaldo Francela and “Fracanapa,” by Astor Piazolla