Mon, 1/8 — Constellation Men’s Ensemble
Constellation Men’s Ensemble is a Chicago-based vocal group dedicated to creating distinct performances in unique spaces, empowering the next generation of singers through educational engagement, and expanding the repertoire for men’s vocal music by commissioning new works from both emerging and established composers.
Home by Jeffrey Derus
Tues, 1/9 — Wendy Warner
Cellist Wendy Warner soared to international acclaim after winning the Rostropovich Cello Competition at age eighteen. Her career took off with concerts conducted by Mstislav Rostropovich and debuts in Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Berlin, and New York’s Carnegie Hall. Strings magazine hailed her “youthful, surging playing, natural stage presence, and almost frightening technique.”
Cello Concerto in C by Josef Mysliveček
Wed, 1/10 — Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series: John Bitoy
John Bitoy is a pianist and composer from Chicago, where he enjoys a multi-faceted career as a soloist and collaborative pianist. He is a passionate advocate for new music and an avid chamber musician.
Music of J.S. Bach, James Lee III, Maurice Ravel, and Margaret Bonds
Thurs, 1/11 — Jorge Federico Osorio
Recipient of the prestigious Medalla Bellas Artes, the highest honor granted by Mexico’s National Institute of Fine Arts, Jorge Federico Osorio has been lauded throughout the world for his superb musicianship, powerful technique, vibrant imagination, and deep passion.
Vals capricho by Ricardo Castro
Fri, 1/12 — Demarre McGill
Flutist Demarre McGill has gained international recognition as a soloist, recitalist, chamber and orchestral musician. Winner of an Avery Fisher Career Grant and the Sphinx Medal of Excellence, he has appeared as soloist with the Philadelphia, Seattle, Pittsburgh, Dallas, Grant Park, and Baltimore symphony orchestras and, at age 15, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Fantaisie by Gabriel Fauré