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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.

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

Monday, February 15, 2016 at 1:00 pm

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.

The Knights

Friday, February 19, 2016 at 11:00 am

The Knights

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

Jordi Savall

Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 4:00 pm

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.

Philippe Quint. Photo by Lisa Marie Mazzucco.

Friday, March 11, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Celebrating Piazzola’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.

Montréal Symphony Orchestra

Friday, March 18, 2016 at 10:00 am

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.

Till Fellner

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 11:00 am

Till Fellner, piano

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