September 27 – October 1, 2021

October 1, 2021, 12:00 pm

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Duo Sequenza

Monday, September 27 — Georgia and Louise Mangos

Duo-pianists Georgia and Louise Mangos have concertized throughout Europe and the United States. Their album “American Works for Piano Duo” features five pieces — all original works for two pianos or piano duet — that sound distinctly American.


Souvenirs, Op. 28 by Samuel Barber

Tuesday, September 28 —  Duo Sequenza

Duo Sequenza’s dynamic performances have received enthusiastic ovations from audiences throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. Comprised of flutist Debra Silvert and guitarist Paul Bowman, the duo’s first commercial album was released on the Navona label in 2019 to international critical acclaim.

Music of Marc Mellits and Jorge Muñiz 

Wednesday, September 29 — Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert: Clare Longendyke

Clare Longendyke is an award-winning pianist whose musicianship and interpretations delight audiences wherever she performs. Recognized for the expressive energy and originality she brings to new and traditional classical music, Longendyke won four national competitions and was a finalist in several others during the past decade.

Music of Florence Price, Shawn Okpebholo, Claude Debussy, and Irving Berlin

Thursday, September 30 — Apollo Trio

The Apollo Trio is made up of three wind players from the Rockford Symphony Orchestra: flutist Scott Metlicka, clarinetist Patrick Rehker, and bassoonist Joshua Fleming. They perform throughout northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin.


 Fragments by Robert Muczynski

Friday, October 1 Impromptu Encore: Vadim Gluzman and Angela Yoffe

Pianist Angela Yoffe and violinist Vadim Gluzman.

The husband-and-wife duo of violinist Vadim Gluzman and pianist Angela Yoffe have lived in the Chicago area since 2002. They came to WFMT in 2009 to perform live in our Impromptu series.

Music by Johannes Brahms, Robert Schumann, and Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco