April 26 – April 28, 2023

April 28, 2023, 12:00 pm

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The Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago (Photo: John Cahill Photography)

Wed, 4/26 — Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series: Jiao SunPianist Jiao Sun

Silver medal winner at the 2021 Washington International Piano Competition, Jiao Sun was born in Harbin, China and grew up in Beijing, where she was admitted to the Central Conservatory of Music at age nine. Sun has been serving as piano faculty and collaborative artist-in-residence at Ohio University School of Music since 2021.

Music of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Franz Liszt, Claude Debussy, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Frédéric Chopin

Thurs, 4/27 — Oriana Singers

The Oriana Singers have been stretching artistic boundaries since first coming together in 1979. Led by noted conductor William Chin, they have performed throughout the Chicago area and toured nationally and abroad, experimenting with the chemistry of Renaissance songs and contemporary vocal jazz for audiences and singers.

Music of Orlando Gibbons, Thomas Tomkins, and Claude Le Jeune

Fri, 4/28 — Live from WFMT Encore: Lynn Harrell

On April 27, 2020, the world lost a magnificent cellist and WFMT lost a friend. For this Live From WFMT encore, we bring you selections from January 16, 2012, when Kerry Frumkin’s guests were Lynn Harrell and pianist Victor Santiago Asuncion.