New From the Ravinia Festival

Thursdays at 8:00 pm
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts

New performances, recorded at Ravinia this summer

Enjoy nine new performances — all recorded this winter without an audience — from the Ravinia Festival’s Bennett Gordon Hall. This new weekly series kicks off with a concert by pianist Claire Huangci. Subsequent performers will include the Cavani String Quartet, cellist Oliver Herbert & pianist Xiaohui Yang, pianist Dominic Cheli, pianist Daniela Liebman, violinist Andrew Sords & pianist Daniel Overly, Highland Park Strings with violinist Maya Anjali Buchanan, and more.

Pianist Claire Huangci

January 21, 2021

Pianist Claire Huangci kicks off the second series of the New from the Ravinia Festival concerts with works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, and Brahms.

Cavani String Quartet

January 28, 2021

For well over thirty years, the Cavani String Quartet maintains an energetic balance between performing masterpieces of composers like Mozart and Beethoven, collaborating with living composers, and developing nationally acclaimed programming for student ensembles with a great emphasis on a teamwork approach. Tonight the prominent quartet performs music of Charles Washington, Beethoven, and  Eric Gould.

Cellist Oliver Herbert & Pianist Xiaohui Yang

February 4, 2021

Tonight we hear cellist Oliver Herbert with pianist Xiaohui Yang perform two Beethoven Sonatas.

Pianist Dominic Cheli

February 11, 2021

Pianist Dominic Cheli performs works by Erwin Schulhoff, H. Leslie Adam, Carl Vine, Beethoven, Clara Schumann, and François Couperin.