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LIVE from WFMT…

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Hear Live from WFMT Monday at 8:00 PM

Tonight’s guest on Live from WFMT will be the Orion Ensemble. Opening with the Brahms Piano Quartet No.1, the Orions will then take an abrupt turn to the south with Mexican composers Manuel Ponce and Arturo Marquez. About the music

This year, the Orion Ensemble celebrates its 20th season with a commission by Chicago south-sider Miguel de la Cerna. Tonight’s performance marks the broadcast premiere of Almas Perdidos (Lost Souls). Click here for more information on the Orion Ensemble’s Spring concerts.

Last week’s Live from WFMT featured a herioc rendering of The Rite of Spring for piano duo. Claire Aebersold and Ralph Neiweem performed the piece in honor of the 100th anniversary of Stravinsky’s seminal work. Hear the recital.

 

 

 

 

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