Monday, September 26 — David Schrader
Harpsichordist, organist, pianist, and fortepianist David Schrader has been a fixture of the Chicago music scene since 1980, performing regularly with ensembles throughout the city including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Music of the Baroque, Newberry Consort, and Chicago Chamber Musicians.
Clavier Sonata in D minor, Kk. 52 by Domenico Scarlatti
Tuesday, September 27 — Music of the Baroque
Long recognized as one of the Chicago region’s top classical groups, Music of the Baroque’s professional chorus and orchestra are among the leading ensembles in the country devoted to 18th-century works. MOB has drawn particular praise for its performances of the major choral and orchestral works of Bach, Handel, Mozart, and Haydn.
Three-Violin Concerto from Tafelmusik by Georg Philipp Telemann
Wednesday, September 28 — Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series: Thalea String Quartet
The Thalea String Quartet brings their signature vibrancy and emotional commitment to dynamic performances that reflect the past, present, and future of the string quartet repertoire while celebrating diverse musical traditions from around the world.
Music of Gabriella Smith and Antonín Dvořák
Thursday, September 29 — 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, they are ensemble-in-residence at the Memorial Opera House in Valparaiso, Indiana.
Four Excursions by Frederic Hand
Friday, September 30 – Impromptu Encore: Zuill Bailey and Awadagin Pratt
Friends and collaborators, cellist Zuill Bailey and pianist Awadagin Pratt performed selections from their recording Brahms: Works for Cello and Piano on WFMT in 2012.
Music of Johannes Brahms