April 29 – May 3, 2024

May 3, 2024, 12:00 pm

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Axiom Brass (Photo by: Alan Luntz)

Mon, 4/29 — Trio SettecentoTrio Settecento

Trio Settecento’s passionate and authoritative interpretations renew the pleasures of hearing beloved music from the Age of Enlightenment while also revealing the delights of new discoveries. Performing on antique instruments of rare beauty and expressive power, these three virtuosi breathe life into musical masterpieces.


La Guitare by Marin Marais

Tues, 4/30 — Axiom Brass

Described as “exceptional ambassadors for classical music” and “innovative programmers,” Chicago-based Axiom Brass designs concert experiences for audiences that stretch the imagination and expand sensibilities.


Danzón by Paquito D’Rivera

Wed, 5/1 — Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series: Avery GaglianoPianist Avery Gagliano

Pianist Avery Gagliano is an artist who brings sincerity, emotional depth, and exquisite voicing, alongside a thoughtful and intriguing spirit to the stage. She came to international acclaim as the First Prize and Best Concerto Prize winner of the 2020 National Chopin Piano Competition.

Music of George Frideric Handel, Maurice Ravel, and Nikolai Medtner

Thurs, 5/2 — Chicago Harp QuartetPhoto source: http://chicagoharpquartet.com/

Founded in 2012, the Chicago Harp Quartet has established itself as the leading harp ensemble in the United States. The quartet brings its signature mix of original transcriptions of Baroque, Classical, and Romantic repertoire and new works by the world’s leading composers.


L’estro armonico Concerto No. 10 in B minor by Antonio Vivaldi

Fri, 5/3 — John Bruce Yeh

John Bruce Yeh joined the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in 1977 as bass clarinetist, the first Asian musician ever appointed to the CSO. Two years later, he was named assistant principal and E-flat clarinet. The longest-serving clarinetist in CSO history, Yeh also served as acting principal clarinet from 2008 to 2011.


Hillandale Waltzes by Victor Babin