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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.

      Marc-André Hamelin. Photo: Fran Kaufman.

      Marc-André Hamelin. Photo: Fran Kaufman.

      Marc-André Hamelin, piano

      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.

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      Till Fellner

      Till Fellner

      Till Fellner, piano

      We’re delighted to welcome pianist Till Fellner back to Impromptu.

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      Montréal Symphony Orchestra

      Montréal Symphony Orchestra

      Members of the Montréal Symphony Orchestra with pianist Daniil Trifonov

      Members of the Montréal Symphony Orchestra perform chamber music of Rachmaninov and Mozart in the good company by pianist Daniil Trifonov.

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      Philippe Quint. Photo by Lisa Marie Mazzucco.

      Philippe Quint. Photo by Lisa Marie Mazzucco.

      Celebrating Piazzolla’s Birthday with Philippe Quint, violin and Marta Aznavoorian, piano

      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.

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      Jordi Savall

      Jordi Savall

      Jordi Savall, viols and Frank Mcguire, bodhrán

      Catalan viola da gambist Jordi Savall performs Scottish, English, American, and Irish folk and art music with bodhrán virtuoso Frank McGuire.

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      The Knights

      The Knights

      The Knights

      Dedicated to engaging listeners and defying boundaries, The Knights showcase their roots in classical tradition alongside their passion for musical discovery.

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      David Finckel (cello), Wu Han (piano), Philip Setzer (violin). Photo: Tristan Cook

      David Finckel (cello), Wu Han (piano), Philip Setzer (violin). Photo: Tristan Cook

      The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: Philip Setzer, David Finckel, and Wu Han

      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.

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      Dimitris Marinos

      Dimitris Marinos

      Dimitris Marinos, mandolin

      Mandolin virtuoso Dimitris Marinos performs music of Bach, Bartók and Lombardo.

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      Danish String Quartet

      Danish String Quartet

      Danish String Quartet

      “…we are simply your friendly neighborhood string quartet with above average amounts of beard.” – Rune, Asbjørn, Fredrik and Frederik, The Danish String Quartet

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      Petar Jankovic Ensemble

      Petar Jankovic Ensemble

      Petar Jankovic Ensemble

      Petar Jankovic Ensemble is a blend of a classical guitarist and a traditional string quartet.

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