WFMT’s 70th anniversary, December 13, 2021, featured live performances from a wide variety of Chicago performers. Among them were two teenage string quartets: the Omaggio String Quartet from the Music Institute of Chicago Academy, and the Chicago Musical Pathways Initiative String Quartet. On this week’s episode, we replay those recordings.
Video: Performances from the Music Institute of Chicago, including the Omaggio String Quartet.
Video: The Chicago Musical Pathways Initiative String Quartet performs Walker and Montgomery.
Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in G minor, Op. 74, No. 3, “Rider”
Omaggio String Quartet: Abigail Park & Tara Hagle, violins; Elinor Detmer, viola; Jan Vargas Nedvetsky, cello
George Walker: String Quartet No. 1
II. Molto adagio
III. Allegro con fuoco
CMPI String Quartet: Ella Saputra & Sameer Agrawal, violins; Esme Arias-Kim, viola; Jonathan Miller, cello
Jessie Montgomery: Strum
CMPI String Quartet: Esme Arias-Kim & Sameer Agrawal, violins; Ella Saputra, viola; Jonathan Miller, cello