Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts

Wednesdays at 12:15 pm
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts

From the Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago, hear weekly live concerts.

Each week, WFMT goes live to the Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago for concerts with emerging artists from around the world, produced by the International Music Foundation. Some shows offer solo recitals while others feature ensembles. The Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts are named for British pianist Myra Hess who organized some 1,700 free lunchtime concerts for Londoners during World War II, in the years of nightly air raids.

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Julian Rhee and Xiaohui Yang

July 6, 2022

Violinist Julian Rhee and collaborative pianist Xiaohui Yang present Violin Sonata No. 20, K. 303 by Mozart and the Violin Sonata Op. 18 by R. Strauss.

Elliot Wuu

July 13, 2022

Pianist Elliot Wuu presents works of Robert Schumann and Ludwig van Beethoven for this Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert broadcast.

Michael Tran and Lillia Woolschlager

July 20, 2022

Clarinetist Michael Tran and pianist Lillia Woolschlager present works by Claude Debussy, Jessie Montgomery, and Johannes Brahms for this Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert.

Ben Lash and Rodolfo Leone

July 27, 2022

Program to include music by Beethoven, Chopin, and Martinu.