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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Hazel Friedman

May 25, 2022

Pianist Hazel Friedman presents a live recital with works of César Franck, Robert Schumann, Franz Liszt, and Robert Muczynski for this Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert broadcast.

Katya Moeller and Ksenia Nosikova

June 1, 2022

Violinist Katya Moeller and pianist Ksenia Nosikova present works by Johannes Brahms, Franz Liszt, and Lera Auerbach.

Beomjae Kim and Joanne Chew-Ann Chang

June 8, 2022

Flutist Beomjae Kim and pianist Joanne Chew-Ann Chang present works by Phillip Gaubert, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Shawn Okpebholo, Camille Saint-Saëns, and Béla Bartók.

Ani Aznavoorian and Marta Aznavoorian

June 15, 2022

The cello and piano duo of Ani and Marta Aznavoorian present works by Komitas Vartabed, Alexander Arutiunian, Peter Boyer, and Niccolò Paganini.

GPMF Project Inclusion Vocal Fellows

June 22, 2022

Program to include works for 5-part vocal quintet.

Piano Trio Curtis on Tour: AYA Piano Trio

June 29, 2022

The Aya Piano Trio presents two works on this program, the Mozart-Adagio by Arvo Pärt and the Piano Trio in G minor Op. 19, by Clara Schumann.