Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts

Wednesdays at 12:15 pm
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts

Live weekly concerts from some of the world’s most exciting emerging artists

Each week, WFMT shares live concerts from emerging artists from around the world. Produced by Classical Music Chicago, the series is named for pianist Myra Hess, who organized over 1500 free concerts for Londoners during World War II. Enjoy solo recitals and ensemble performances from some of classical music’s brightest rising talent, presenting thrilling repertoire across eras and instruments.

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Geirthrudur Guðmundsdóttir, cello and Liang-yu Wang, piano

February 28, 2024, 12:15 pm

Cellist Geirthrudur Guðmundsdóttir and pianist Liang-yu Wang perform works by Clara Schumann, Johannes Brahms, and Florence Price, live from the Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago.

Annie Jacobs-Perkins, cello and Kyle Orth, piano

March 6, 2024, 12:15 pm

Cellist Annie Jacobs-Perkins and pianist Kyle Orth perform works by Robert Schumann, Sergei Prokofiev and Nadia Boulanger, live from the Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago.