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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Natasha Stojanovska

October 20, 2021

Pianist Natasha Stojanovska presents a program of Chopin, Mussorgsky, Szymanowska, Levina, and a composition by the pianist herself.

Natalia Kazaryan

October 27, 2021

Pianist Natalia Kazaryan presents a live performance of music by Frédéric Chopin, Maurice Ravel, and Emma Lou Diemer.