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      Kontras Quartet

      Kontras Quartet

      Kontras Quartet

      Kontras, WFMT’s Ensemble-In-Residence, joins us in performance for this Live From WFMT broadcast. Kontras Quartet Dmitri Pogorelov, violin Francois Henkins, violin Ben Weber, viola Jean Hatmaker, cello FROM THE ARTISTS’ WEBSITE Admired for their “superlative artistry” (CVNC Arts Journal), the Kontras Quartet has established an international following for their vibrant and nuanced performances. The “superb […]

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      Robert Chen - Photograph by Todd Rosenberg

      Robert Chen - Photograph by Todd Rosenberg

      Robert Chen & George Vatchnadze

      Violinist and CSO Concertmaster Robert Chen along with pianist George Vatchnadze join us live in the Levin Studio. FROM THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S WEBSITE Concertmaster The Louis C. Sudler Chair, endowed by an anonymous benefactor Robert Chen has been concertmaster of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra since 1999. During his years as the CSO concertmaster, he […]

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      Orion Ensemble

      Orion Ensemble

      Orion Ensemble

      The Orion Ensemble returns to the Levin Performance Studio with a program entitled A Beautiful Oboe and Friends. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) QUARTET in F Major for Oboe, Violin, Viola, and Cello K. 370/368b Allegro Adagio Rondeau: Allegro Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953) QUINTET for Oboe, Clarinet, Violin, Viola, and Bass, Op. 39 (1924) Moderato: Theme and Variations Andante […]

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      Matthew Hagle

      Matthew Hagle

      Mathew Hagle

      Pianist Matthew Hagle continues his Beethoven cycle. FROM THE ARTIST’S WEBSITE Pianist Matthew Hagle is a musician of great versatility and depth,whose performances are a rare mixture of musical understanding,imaginative programming, pianistic mastery and beauty of sound. In solo recitals he often explores the boundaries of the piano repertoire, using thoughtful programming and committed performance […]

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      Kaia String Quartet

      WFMT’s Ensemble in Residence joins us in the Levin Studio with music of Latin America. Julian Orbón: String Quartet No 1- Mov 1 Poco Allegro, non tropo quasi moderato Javier Alvarez: Metro Chabacano Heitor Villa-Lobos: String Quartet No 1 Cantinela Brincadeira Canto Lírico Cançoneta Melancolia Saltando como um Saci Silvestre Revueltas: String Quartet No.2 Allegro […]

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      Inna Faliks

      Inna Faliks

      Pianist Inna Faliks joins us in the Levin Studio with excerpts from her Re-imagine Beethoven and Ravel Project. Beethoven: Six Bagatelles, Op. 126 from 1824, plus responses from UCLA composers On the Program: Peter Golub: Bagatelle Beethoven: Bagatelle opus 126/1 in G Major Andante con moto, cantabile e con piacevole Beethoven: Bagatelle opus 126/2 in […]

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      The Civitas Ensemble

      The Civitas Ensemble

      Civitas & Gipsy Way

      The combined forces of Civitas and Gipsy Way perform live from the Levin Performance Studio with works of Brahms, Sarasate, Sommer and more… Yuan-Qing Yu, Violin Pavel Šporcl, Violin Zoltán Sándor, Viola Kenneth Olsen, Cello Ján Rigó, Double Bass Lawrie Bloom, Clarinet Winston Choi, Piano Tomáš Vontszemü, Cimbalom Enescu: Romanian Rhapsody, arr. Cliff Colnot Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody […]

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      Pianist Daniel Schlosberg Plays Schubert, Silvestrov, and More

      Pianist Daniel Schlosberg returns to the WFMT Levin Performance Studio with to play the following program: Franz Schubert: Drei Klavierstücke, D. 946 Carl Ruggles: Evocations, 4 Chants for Piano Ludwig van Beethoven: 6 Bagatelles, Op. 126 Francis Poulenc: Les soirées de Nazelles Valentin Silvestrov: Der Bote FROM THE ARTIST’S WEBSITE Daniel Schlosberg has been described as […]

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      Janet Sung

      Janet Sung & Friends

      Violinist Janet Sung joins us in the Levin Performance studio with some musical friends. Janet Sung and Friends: A Little Night Music W.A. Mozart  Eine kleine Nachmusik, Serenade No. 13 in G Major, K. 525 (1787) Anton Arensky  Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 35 (1894) Arnold Schoenberg  Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night), Op. 4 (1899)   Janet Sung, […]

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      Black Tulip

      Early music ensemble Black Tulip returns to the Levin Performance Studio with a program entitled Tulipmania.   I. Foreign and Native-born Doen Dafne d’over schoone Maeght Tu te trompes, Philis (Constantijn Huygens)  Que ferons nous Mein junges Leben hat ein End – Jan Pieterszon Sweelinck (1562-1621) Singet dem Herrn – Dietrich Buxtehude Sinfonia Allegro moderato […]

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