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WFMT Presents: Impromptu
Our live afternoon series of “impromptu” music and conversation in the Levin Performance Studio often features artists about to appear elsewhere in Chicago. WFMT also makes a special effort to feature and introduce younger musicians in this series. The producer is Louise Frank.
May 23, 2016 at 11:00 am
Pianist Marc-André Hamelin is admired for his original interpretations of classic repertoire. He returns to Chicago to appear on the Symphony Center Presents Piano series in a program featuring works by Mozart, Debussy, Schubert and Hamelin himself.
April 26, 2016 at 11:00 am
We’re delighted to welcome pianist Till Fellner back to Impromptu.
March 18, 2016 at 10:00 am
Members of the Montréal Symphony Orchestra perform chamber music of Rachmaninov and Mozart in the good company by pianist Daniil Trifonov.
March 11, 2016 at 3:00 pm
Pianist Marta Aznavoorian and violinist Philippe Quint celebrate Piazzolla’s birthday by performing music by Piazzolla as well as selections from Stravinsky, Bach, and Debussy.
March 3, 2016 at 4:00 pm
Catalan viola da gambist Jordi Savall performs Scottish, English, American, and Irish folk and art music with bodhrán virtuoso Frank McGuire.
February 19, 2016 at 11:00 am
Dedicated to engaging listeners and defying boundaries, The Knights showcase their roots in classical tradition alongside their passion for musical discovery.
February 15, 2016 at 1:00 pm
Co-Artistic Directors of The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han, are joined by longtime collaborator, violinist Philip Setzer, for performances of works for piano trio.
May 19, 2015 at 11:00 am
Mandolin virtuoso Dimitris Marinos performs music of Bach, Bartók and Lombardo.
October 9, 2014 at 4:00 pm
“…we are simply your friendly neighborhood string quartet with above average amounts of beard.” – Rune, Asbjørn, Fredrik and Frederik, The Danish String Quartet