Mon, 2/20 — Rachel Barton Pine
Heralded as a leading interpreter of the great classical masterworks, violinist Rachel Barton Pine thrills international audiences with her dazzling technique, lustrous tone, and emotional honesty. With an infectious joy in music-making and a passion for connecting historical research to performance, Pine transforms audiences’ experiences of classical music.
Violin Concerto No. 2 by Florence Price
Tues, 2/21 — Denis Azabagić
Highly praised by the international press, guitarist Denis Azabagić performs concerts around the world, maintaining a balance between his solo recitals, chamber music with the Cavatina Duo and Fandango quartet, as well as engagements as a soloist with orchestras.
Guitar Sonatina by Federico Moreno Torroba
Wed, 2/22— Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series: Caitlin Edwards and Daniel Schlosberg
Caitlin Edwards is a violinist, arranger, recording artist, and teacher based in Chicago. She is classically trained but is inspired by gospel, jazz, hip-hop, and neo-soul. Pianist Daniel Schlosberg performs as a soloist and in numerous chamber music concerts. He has a passion for contemporary music, collaborating frequently with Eighth Blackbird and Third Coast Percussion in Chicago.
Music of Ethel Smyth, Samuel Coleridge Taylor, and Ahmed Alabaca
Thurs, 2/23 — 2023 Winter Chamber Music Festival: Isidore String Quartet
Winners of the Banff International String Quartet Competition in 2022, the New York City-based Isidore String Quartet was formed in 2019 with a vision to revisit, rediscover, and reinvigorate the repertory. The quartet is heavily influenced by the Juilliard String Quartet and the idea of “approaching the established as if it were new, and the new as if it were firmly established.”
String Quartet in C Major, Op. 20, No. 2 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Fri, 2/24 — Live from WFMT Encore: Zoltán Fejérvári
Winner of the 2017 Concours Musical International de Montréal for piano and recipient of a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship, Zoltán Fejérvári was Kerry Frumkin’s guest on Live From WFMT on February 24, 2020.