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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.
June 6, 2013 at 3:00 pm
The Delphi Trio stops by WFMT en route to the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival as a sponsored ensemble under the auspices of the Shouse Chamber Music Institute led by Paul Katz.
May 31, 2013 at 4:00 pm
French pianist David Fray makes his Impromptu debut with material from “Bach David Fray,” his latest CD on Virgin Classics. (Host: Lisa Flynn)
May 23, 2013 at 2:00 pm
The Spektral Quartet (Aurelien Fort Pederzoli and Austin Wulliman, violins; Doyle Armbrust, viola; Russell Rolen, cello) visit the 98.7WFMT studio prior to their May 29th concert.
May 22, 2013 at 10:30 am
When French pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet sits in with Lisa Flynn for this guest host program, he’ll bring along some recordings of music he loves best.
April 30, 2013 at 3:00 pm
As members of Dos Sonidos, Adam Levin and William Knuth bring the striking combination of the guitar and violin to the forefront of classical chamber music. This Impromptu will take place live from WCRB/WGBH in Boston.
April 26, 2013 at 3:00 pm
Founded in 1982, Bella Voce performs classic a cappella repertoire, early music of the Americas, and contemporary music from all over the world. The last concerts in their 30th anniversary season celebrate The Sweetness of Spring.
March 26, 2013 at 1:00 pm
Joseph Calleja performs arias from his recent CD’s “The Maltese Tenor” and “Be My Love A tribute to Mario Lanza” live on this Impromptu from the Levin Performance Studio. Lisa Flynn hosts.
March 19, 2013 at 3:00 pm
Anaphora Presents: clarinetist Cory Tiffin, violist Dave Moss, and pianist George LePauw performing their renditions of trios by Mozart and Bruch. These three will also share some not-to-be missed projects and events on the horizon for Chicago in 2013.
March 14, 2013 at 6:00 pm
WFMT’s George Preston is a proud alum of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, as are soprano Alyson Cambridge, violinist David Bowlin, & pianist Spencer Myer. This special Impromptu broadcast celebrates one of America’s finest music schools.