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UChicago Presents 2022-23 Season

September 27, 2022, 8:00 pm

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Tabea Debus

Season overview with interim executive director Sarah Curran focusing on UChicago Presents’ classical, contemporary, and early music series. The 2022-23 features performances by Myriad Trio, Quatour Diotima, St. Lawrence String Quartet, Sergio and Clarice Assad with Marina Piccinini, pianist David Greilsammer, Blue Heron, The Crossing, and Jupiter. Hosted by Oliver Camacho. Preview an excerpt from Jupiter’s Vivaldi program below.


Sergio Assad, Clarice Assad: “Hope” from Back To Our Roots Suite
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Kathryn Scott, piano
Sergio Assad, guitar
Odair Assad, guitar
Joseph Gramely, percussion
Viva Brazil Live EP
Masterworks G010002806502D

George Benjamin: Meditation on Haydn’s Name
Benjamin Hochman, piano
Benjamin Hochman: Variations
Avie AV2327

Dmitri Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 3 in F Major, Op. 73
I. Allegretto
St. Lawrence String Quartet
Shostakovich: String Quartets Nos. 3, 7 & 8
Warner Classics 3599562

Arthur Foote: At Dusk
Myriad Trio
The Eye of Night
Apple Music

Caroline Shaw: To the Hands
VI. I Will Hold You
The Crossing
International Contemporary Ensemble
Donald Nally, conductor
Seven Responses
Innova INNOVA-912

Marin Marais: Le Labyrinthe
Ofer Pelz: Repetition Blindness, Chapter 2
David Greilsammer, piano
Naive V-7084

Johann Sebastian Bach: Partita No.  in D major, BWV 828
VI. Menuet
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano
Decca 4786280

Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartet , Op. 33 No. 1 in B Minor
IV. Finale. Presto
Doric String Quartet
Haydn: String Quartets, Op. 33
Chandos CHAN-20129

Lucien Durosoir: Quatuor No. 2 en Ré Mineur
III. Energique
Quatuor  Diotima
Durosoir: String Quartets Nos. 1-3
Alpha ALPHA-125

Johannes Ockeghem: S’elle m’amera
Blue Heron
Scott Metcalfe, director
Johannes Ockeghem: Complete Songs, Vol. 1
Blue Heron Renaissance Choir  BHCD1010

Heinrich Bach: Ich danke dir, Gott
Vox Luminis
Lionel Meunier, conductor
BACH: Heinrich, Johann Christoph, Johann Michael, Johann Sebastian KANTATEN
Ricercar RIC-401

Henry Purcell: An Evening Hymn, Z193
Tabea Debus (recorder) & ensemble
Cantata per Flauto
TYZArt TXA-15060

Antonio Vivaldi: “Agitata da due venti” from Griselda, RV 718
Lea Desandre, mezzo-soprano
Thomas Dunford, director
Alpha ALPHA-550

F. J. Haydn: Baryton Trio No. 55 in G Major, Hob.XI:55
III. Finale Allegro di molto
Valencia Baryton Project
Haydn: Baryton Trios – Treasures from the Esterháza Palace
Naxos 8574188

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A Fiesta! Special with Elbio Barilari

September 20, 2022, 8:00 pm

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Elbio Barilari

A two-hour Fiesta! special to commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month.


Sobre La Olas (Over The Waves), by Juventino Rosas
Philharmonia Orchestra; Sir Andrew Davis

Balada Mexicana, by Manuel Ponce
Hector Rojas, piano; Orquesta Filarmónica de la Ciudad de México; Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductor

Janitzio, by Silvestre Revueltas
Xalapa Symphony Orchestra; Carlos Miguel Prieto

Chapultepec “Republican Overture”, by Carlos Chávez
Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra; Clark Rundell, conductor

Chichen itza, poema sinfonico, by Maria Teresa Prieto
Cordoba Orchestra; Jose Luis Temes, conductor

Three Cuban Danses, by Alejandro García Caturla
New World Symphony; Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

Suite De Danzas Criollas, Op. 15, by Alberto Ginastera
Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra; Gisele Ben-Dor, conductor

Verano porteno, by Astor Piazzola
Wurttembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen; Gabriel Castagna, conductor

Santa Cruz de Pacairigua (Suite Sinfónica), by Evencio Castellanos
Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra; Gustavo Dudamel, conductor

Understanding, from the ballet Inura, by Tania León
Son Sonora Ensemble; Son Sonora Voices; DanceBrazil Percussion; Tania León, conductor

Canyengue, by Elbio Barilari
KAIA String Quartet




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Childs & Tchaikovsky with GPMF’s Project Inclusion Quartet

July 17, 2022, 2:00 pm

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Enjoy an intimate concert featuring members of the Grant Park Orchestra with the Project Inclusion Quartet performing an eclectic program, including an audience favorite by Tchaikovsky and a brand-new work by Billy Childs.


Coleridge Taylor Perkinson: Sinfonietta No. 1

Billy Childs: String Quartet (World Premiere)

Elfrida Andrée: Andante quasi recitativo

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings

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CSO Concert for Chicago

June 27, 2022, 6:30 pm

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The Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Civic Orchestra of Chicago, led by Riccardo Muti, performed a free “Concert for Chicago” at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park on September 20, 2018.(Photo: Todd Rosenberg)

A live broadcast from Millennium Park for the city, as Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra close out the season with a free concert of music by Shostakovich and Tchaikovsky.


Shostakovich: Festive Overture

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4

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Lynn Harrell: Songs My Father Taught Me

June 19, 2022, 6:00 pm

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The distinguished cellist looks back on his own career and on that of his father, bass-baritone Mack Harrell. A WFMT Radio Network special produced by Louise Frank.

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Father’s Day on WFMT

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Celebrate Father’s Day with us! Share your dedications and requests in the form below (include keyword Father’s Day), and our hosts may select them for the air!