March 11 – March 15, 2024

March 15, 2024, 12:00 pm

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Blue Violet Duo
Blue Violet Duo (Photo: Yeefah Thurman)

Mon, 3/11 — Chicago Gargoyle Brass and Organ EnsembleMembers of the Chicago Gargoyle Brass & Organ Ensemble performing.

The Chicago Gargoyle Brass was founded in 1992 as a chamber group of faculty and students at the University of Chicago, whose architecture boasts a charming variety of the ensemble’s namesake. Over the years, the group transformed itself into a specialized brass and organ concert ensemble, performing a wide variety of repertoire.


Ecclesiastical Festival Overture by Otto Nicolai

Tues, 3/12 — Civitas EnsembleCivitas

Civitas Ensemble is a Chicago-based chamber music ensemble with a mission to present live performances, inspire young musicians, and bring the healing power of music to those with limited access.


Hungarian Rhapsody by David Popper

Wed, 3/13 — Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series: Jake HoltzmanPianist Jake Holtzman

Pianist Jake Holtzman began his piano studies at age 4 in San Rafael, California, and is currently based in Austin, Texas, having recently graduated with a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in piano performance from the University of Texas in Austin.

Music by Mel Bonis, Franz Schubert, and Enrique Granados

Thurs, 3/14 — Blue Violet Duo

Formed in 2013, the Chicago-based Blue Violet Duo was born of a friendship and musical kinship and received immediate recognition. Violinist Kate Carter and pianist Louise Chan enjoy bringing to light lesser-known, engaging works to surprise and delight audiences everywhere.


Fantasy Etudes by Gwyneth Walker

Fri, 3/15 — Alex Klein

Recognized as one of the world’s leading oboists, Grammy-award winner Alex Klein began his professional career at age 11 in his native Brazil. He was Principal Oboe with the Chicago Symphony under Daniel Barenboim until 2004.


Oboe Concerto in A minor by Antonio Vivaldi