September 4 – September 8, 2023

September 8, 2023, 12:00 pm

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Angela Yoffe and Vadim Gluzman
Angela Yoffe and Vadim Gluzman

Mon, 9/4 — Fifth House Ensemble

Praised by the New York Times for its “conviction, authority, and finesse,” the Chicago-based Fifth House Ensemble harnesses the collaborative spirit of chamber music to reach beyond the traditionally-perceived limits of classical music. The ensemble’s artistic, educational, and civic programs engage theater groups, video game designers, corporate innovators, and folk bands to share stories as diverse as the communities it serves.


Oboe, Bassoon and Piano Trio by Francis Poulenc

Tues, 9/5 — La Caccinaphoto source:

La Caccina was founded in 2011, named after Francesca Caccini, a prolific Baroque composer known for her virtuosic musicality, expert compositions, and beautiful singing voice. Following in her footsteps, the women of La Caccina bring a wide range of expertise to the ensemble, enabling them to easily adapt to diverse musical styles.


Even when he is silent by Kim André Arnesen

Wed, 9/6 — Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series: Chenxing HuangChenxing Huang, piano

An award-winning Chinese pianist, Chenxing Huang has performed as a soloist and chamber musician for audiences across the United States, Europe, and Asia. She holds an Artist Diploma and a Master of Music degree from Yale University, and she is completing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Northwestern University.

Music of Claude Debussy, Franz Liszt, and Zhang Zhao

Thurs, 9/7 — Bach to School Drive

Listen today as we focus on Bach to School, WFMT’s free music donation program that has provided an array of music resources to Chicago-area schools for 13 years.

Fri, 9/8 — Vadim Gluzman and Angela YoffePianist Angela Yoffe and violinist Vadim Gluzman.

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.


Jazz Suite No. 1 by Dmitri Shostakovich