Mon, 1/9 — Mary Stolper
Mary Stolper is a frequent soloist and chamber music performer who has made guest appearances throughout the United States and Europe. She is Principal Flute of the Grant Park Symphony, Chicago Opera Theater, Music of the Baroque, and the new music ensemble Fulcrum Point. As a studio musician, she has also played for hundreds of TV and radio commercials.
Poem by Charles Tomlinson Griffes
Tues, 1/10 — Constellation Men’s Ensemble
Constellation Men’s Ensemble is a Chicago-based vocal group dedicated to creating distinct performances in unique spaces, empowering the next generation of singers through educational engagement, and expanding the repertoire for men’s vocal music by commissioning new works from both emerging and established composers.
Twilight Hours by Gregory W. Brown
Wed, 1/11 — Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series: Claire Huangci
American pianist Claire Huangci continuously captivates audiences with her “radiant virtuosity, artistic sensitivity, keen interactive sense, and subtle auditory dramaturgy” (Salzburger Nachrichten). She proves her versatility with a wide range of repertoire spanning from Bach and Scarlatti via German and Russian romanticism to Bernstein and Corigliano.
Music of Franz Schubert, Frédéric Chopin, and George Gershwin
Thurs, 1/12 — Vadim Gluzman and Angela Yoffe
Violinist Vadim Gluzman and pianist Angela Yoffe have combined their musical talents for decades as performers, educators, and concert presenters. The husband and wife duo splits their time between Chicago and Tel Aviv. Every summer, Gluzman and Yoffe produce the North Shore Chamber Music Festival in Northbrook.
Suite in the Old Style by Alfred Schnittke
Fri, 1/13 — Impromptu: Benjamin Hochman
In all roles, from soloist to chamber musician to conductor, pianist Benjamin Hochman regards music as vital and essential. Composers, fellow musicians, orchestras, and audiences recognize his deep commitment to insightful programming and performances of quality. Hochman first performed live on Impromptu in 2009.
Music of Johann Sebastian Bach, Johannes Brahms, and György Kurtág