Wednesdays at 12:15 pm
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.
The Risus Quartet presents two works on today’s Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Broadcast. The first is Quartettsatz by Franz Schubert and Felix Mendelssohn’s String Quartet No. 6, Op. 80. Risus Quartet Haeni Lee, violin Jieun Yoo, violin Mary Eunkyung Chang, viola Bobae Lee, cello