Encore Broadcast | Young Quartets on WFMT’s 70th Anniversary

January 8, 2022, 11:00 am

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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”
I. Allegro

Omaggio String Quartet: Abigail Park & Tara Hagle, violins; Elinor Detmer, viola; Jan Vargas Nedvetsky, cello

George Walker: String Quartet No. 1
I. Allegro
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