January 29 – February 2, 2023

February 2, 2024, 12:00 pm

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St. John Cantius Church, Chicago

Mon, 1/29 — Anthony Molinaro

Anthony Molinaro is one of the most versatile pianists of his generation. Acclaimed for his “edge-of-the-seat brilliance” and “musically imaginative mind,” Molinaro has appeared as soloist with over fifty symphony orchestras, headlined at major jazz clubs throughout the world, and composed and arranged music in both the classical and jazz genres.


Here, There and Everywhere by John Lennon-Paul McCartney

Tues, 1/30 — St. John Cantius Church ChoirMembers of the St. John Cantius Church Choir performing

St. John Cantius Church offers classic choral Masses sung as an integral part of the liturgy, as the composers intended. Several choirs enhance the church’s offering of Divine Worship with sacred music from the Renaissance era, the Viennese choral tradition, and modern choral works that are consistent with Roman Catholic tradition.


Magnificat by Dietrich Buxtehude

Wed, 1/31 — Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series: Wynona WangWynona Wang, piano

Chinese pianist Wynona Wang launched her career after winning first prize at the 2018 Concert Artists Guild International Competition in New York City. Her recent performances include appearances with the DuPage Symphony Orchestra, Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra, and Meadows Symphony Orchestra in Dallas.

Music of Zhang Zhao, Wanghua Chu, Sergei Rachmaninoff, and Ludwig van Beethoven

Thurs, 2/1 — Akropolis Reed Quintet

Founded in 2009, the Billboard charting, 7-time national prize winning Akropolis Reed Quintet is “a sonically daring ensemble who specializes in performing new works with charisma and integrity” (BBC Music Magazine).


The Field of Reeds by Stacy Garrop

Fri, 2/2 — Hélène GrimaudHélène Grimaud

Hélène Grimaud is not just a deeply passionate and committed musical artist whose pianistic accomplishments play a central role in her life. She also has multiple talents that extend far beyond the instrument she plays with poetic expression and peerless technical control. The French pianist has established herself as a committed wildlife conservationist, a compassionate human-rights activist, and a writer.


Three Intermezzi, Op. 117 by Johannes Brahms