September 11 – September 15, 2023

September 15, 2023, 12:00 pm

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His Majesty's Men

Mon, 9/11 — Gregory Hutter

Gregory Hutter has served on the DePaul School of Music faculty since 2002 and concurrently lectures at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has been the recipient of numerous awards and commissions, in addition to receiving grants and fellowships from the Illinois Arts Council, the MacDowell Colony, the American Music Center, and the Meet the Composer Foundation.


Still Life by Gregory Hutter

Tues, 9/12 — Chicago Harp QuartetPhoto source:

Founded in 2012, the Chicago Harp Quartet has established itself as the leading harp ensemble in the United States. The ensemble brings its signature mix of original transcriptions of Baroque, Classical, and Romantic repertoire and new works by the world’s leading composers. Every CHQ performance is a unique experience, bringing together the four members’ extensive and diverse solo careers and their combined dedication to sharing the excitement of the harp quartet literature.


Soirées d’été by Bernard Andrès

Wed, 9/13 — Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series: John-Henry Crawford and Victor Santiago AsunciónJohn-Henry Crawford, cello, and Victor Asuncion, piano

Cellist John-Henry Crawford has been lauded for his “polished charisma” and “singing sound” (Philadelphia Inquirer) and in 2019 was First Prize Winner of the International Carlos Prieto Cello Competition. Hailed by the Washington Post for his “poised and imaginative playing,” Filipino-American pianist Victor Santiago Asuncion has appeared in concert halls around the world as a recitalist and concerto soloist.

Music of Sergei Rachmaninoff and Amy Beach

Thurs, 9/14 — Dionne JacksonDionne Jackson (Photo: Todd Rosenberg)

Flutist Dionne Jackson was the first American in more than a decade to receive First Prize in Flute from the Paris Conservatory of Music, where she studied with the legendary teaching duo Alain Marion and Raymond Guiot. She has performed to critical acclaim as soloist, orchestral performer, and chamber musician. Jackson holds the position of assistant principal flute with Lyric Opera of Chicago.


Flute Sonata by Francis Poulenc

Fri, 9/15 — His Majesty’s Men

Brought together in 2016, His Majesty’s Men are under the artistic direction of Richard Childress. The singers come from Chicago, Great Britain, and the East Coast of the United States. They sing countertenor, tenor, and bass, a voicing which enables the group to come close to the original sound and performing pitch of much early vocal music. At the same time, they are strongly committed to the best modern music and commissions.

Music of William Byrd and Philip Moore