April 22 – April 26, 2024

April 26, 2024, 12:00 pm

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Caitlin Edwards holds a violin against a vivid red background
Caitlin Edwards (Photo: Orel Chollette)

Mon, 4/22 — Millar Brass EnsembleMillar Brass Ensemble

The Millar Brass Ensemble was founded in 1981 by a group of friends interested in playing and performing large brass ensemble music. The ensemble has developed into an established tradition with a nine-month performing season and an international reputation for the finest in brass playing.


The Danserye by Tielman Susato

Tues, 4/23 — Caitlin Edwards

Caitlin Edwards is a classically trained violinist, arranger, recording artist, and teacher based in Chicago. Her current projects include writing and arranging for strings, performing with chamber and orchestral ensembles, collaborating with local artists, and composing original works.


Romance from Violin Sonata in A minor by Ethel Smyth

Wed, 4/24 — Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series: Anna HanPianist Anna Han

Hailed by the Washington Post as “prodigiously gifted… a display of imagination, taste, and pianistic firepower far beyond her years,” American pianist Ann Han strives to deliver heartfelt performances through a variety of classical piano repertoire.

Music of Robert Schumann, Johann Sebastian Bach, Unsuk Chin, Dmitri Shostakovich, and Sergei Prokofiev

Thurs, 4/25 — Bach Week FestivalInstrumentalists of the Bach Week Festival performing on stage

Bach Week Festival was founded in 1974 by Karel Paukert, combining choirs from St. Luke’s Episcopal Church with professional instrumentalists from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Lyric Opera Orchestra, and Northwestern University with a mission in mind: to showcase the music of Johann Sebastian Bach.


Keyboard Concerto in D minor, BWV 1052 by Johann Sebastian Bach

Fri, 3/29 — Gabriela MonteroGabriela Montero

Gabriela Montero’s visionary interpretations and unique compositional gifts have garnered her critical acclaim and a devoted following on the world stage. Celebrated for her exceptional musicality and ability to improvise, Montero has performed with many of the world’s leading orchestras.


Improvisation on Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 by Gabriela Montero