Mon, 6/5 — Blue Violet Duo
Formed in 2013, the Chicago-based Blue Violet Duo was born of a friendship and musical kinship and enjoyed immediate recognition, winning a competition that led to their performance in Carnegie’s Weill Hall in 2014. Its members are violinist Kate Carter and pianist Louise Chan.
Violin Sonata by Irene Britton Smith
Tues, 6/6 — Chicago Chorale
Chicago Chorale enriches the lives of those in its community by broadening awareness of and deepening emotional connection to great choral music. The ensemble gives sensitive and thought-provoking performances of a diverse choral repertoire, from well-loved works to overlooked masterpieces to newly commissioned pieces.
And Give Us Peace by Stephen Paulus
Wed, 6/7 — Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series: Chelsea Guo
Chelsea Guo is a musician with an unusual specialty: she studies both piano and voice, sometimes combining the two talents in a single performance. Before the age of 21, Guo had reached international prominence with performances in Britain, Germany, China, and beyond.
Music of Clara and Robert Schumann
Thurs, 6/8 — Doug Lofstrom
A Chicago native, Doug Lofstrom has been composing prolifically since the 1970s. His wide-ranging style reflects his ongoing involvement in dance, film, theater, and symphonic music. He has been composer-in-residence for the Metropolis Symphony Orchestra and musical director of Chicago’s Free Street Theater.
Midsummer Passage by Doug Lofstrom
Fri, 6/9 — Live from WFMT Encore: Paul Huang and Helen Huang
This Live From WFMT encore, from February 27, 2023, features a performance by violinist Paul Huang and pianist Helen Huang, two extraordinarily virtuosic collaborators who happen to share the same last name.