Mondays at 8:00 pm
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
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
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
Ascendent soprano Angel Blue gives a recital of works by Mozart, Richard Strauss, and Rachmaninoff, and more with the accompaniment of pianist Catherine Miller.