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.

WFMT and Ravinia have partnered for an additional broadcast series: New From the Ravinia Festival, which airs on Thursday evenings. Learn more here.

Alon Goldstein, piano

August 10, 2020

Goldstein presents a program tracing the influential legacy of Domenico Scarlatti.

Bernstein’s ‘Songfest’

August 17, 2020

Leonard Bernstein’s Songfest, a cycle of American poems for six singers, is performed by the Caroga Arts Ensemble conducted by Alexander Platt, with vocalists from the Steans Music Institute and three poet-readers from the Poetry Foundation.

Stile Antico

August 24, 2020

Stile Antico, one of the world’s leading vocal ensembles, presents an imaginative program of sacred and secular choral music from Tudor England, recorded live at Ravinia Festival on June 18, 2019.

Dan Tepfer, piano

August 31, 2020

Dan Tepfer brings the world premiere of Inventions / Reinventions, featuring each of Bach’s Fifteen Inventions for solo keyboard paired with an improvised Invention by Tepfer.