Mon, 3/27 — David McGill
David McGill served as principal bassoonist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for 17 years. Previously, he served as principal for the Cleveland Orchestra, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and Tulsa Philharmonic. He is currently professor of bassoon at Northwestern University.
Bassoon Sonata by Camille Saint-Saëns
Tues, 3/28 — Chicago Gargoyle Brass and Organ Ensemble
The Chicago Gargoyle Brass and Organ Ensemble is comprised of classically trained musicians and performs a wide variety of repertoire in an equally diverse range of settings. The group has performed major liturgical works, commissioned and recorded exciting new works, and given concerts for chapters of the American Guild of Organists.
Rejouissance by James Curnow
Wed, 3/29 — Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series: Michael Katz and Victor Santiago Asunción
Hailed by the press for his “bold, rich sound” (Strad Magazine), Grammy-nominated cellist Michael Katz has appeared as a soloist and chamber musician. Filipino-American pianist Victor Santiago Asunción performs in concert halls around the world as a recitalist and concerto soloist.
Music of Rebecca Clarke, Edvard Grieg, and Manuel de Falla
Thurs, 3/30 — Jorge Federico Osorio
Jorge Federico Osorio has been lauded throughout the world for his superb musicianship, powerful technique, vibrant imagination, and deep passion. He is the recipient of several international prizes and awards, including the prestigious Medalla Bellas Artes, the highest honor granted by Mexico’s National Institute of Fine Arts.
Vals capricho by Ricardo Castro
Fri, 3/31 — Live from WFMT Encore: Pablo Sáinz Villegas
Spanish guitarist Pablo Sáinz Villegas presented a program called Americano: The Journey of the Spanish Guitar in the Americas on October 15, 2015.