Mondays at the Martin: Ravinia Festival Encore

Mondays at 8:00 pm

Ravinia Festival

Revisiting the best Ravinia Festival performances of Summer 2019.

With Ravinia’s 2020 season canceled on account of COVID-19, WFMT is bringing you some of the highlight performances recorded at the Martin Theatre last summer. Programming highlights include recitals by soprano Angel Blue, tenor Matthew Polenzani, cellist Alisa Weilerstein, and more.

Juilliard String Quartet

July 6, 2020

The renowned, longstanding ensemble performed at Ravinia in June 2019, sharing works by Beethoven and Dvořák, as well as a quartet-commissioned piece by Lembit Beecher.

Tenor Matthew Polenzani & mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnson Cano

July 13, 2020

Joined by pianist Kevin Murphy and singers from the Ravinia Stearns Music Institute, these two leading artists give a performance of works by Schubert, Beethoven, Brahms, and Janáček.

Soprano Angel Blue

July 20, 2020

Ascendent soprano Angel Blue gives a recital of works by Mozart, Richard Strauss, and Rachmaninoff, and more with the accompaniment of pianist Catherine Miller.

Cellist Alisa Weilerstein and the Shanghai Symphony

July 27, 2020

Works by Dvořák, Rachmaninoff, and Qigang Chen in this performance conducted by Long Yu recorded at the Pavilion at Ravinia Festival.