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Double Reeds Live at Cultural Center

Hand-made bassoon reeds

Hand-made bassoon reeds

Monday at 12:15 pm


Two members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s woodwind section step to the front of the stage for a free concert at the Chicago Cultural Center on Monday. Bassoonist Dennis Michel and oboist Michael Henoch play works by Casimir Théophile Lalliet and David Diamond with pianist Kay Kim, part of Chicago Chamber Musicians Ensemble‘s First Mondays series. The monthly lunchtime concerts are free to the public.

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Oboist Michael Henoch

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Bassoonist Dennis Michel

Michael Henoch was a student of the legendary CSO principal oboe Ray Still, and joined the orchestra in 1972, playing second oboe to his teacher. Dennis Michel joined the CSO in 1998 and heads the woodwinds department at the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University.

WFMT’s live broadcast of the Chicago Chamber Musicians’ First Monday concerts begins at 12:15 pm.

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