Sunday, February 7, 2016
Offering an innovative mix of familiar masterworks and lesser-known repertoire performed in varied combinations of instruments and voice, The Chicago Ensemble has occupied a unique place in Chicago’s cultural life for over 30 years. Program II features Bohuslav Martinů’s Piano Quintet No. 2, H 298 for string quartet and piano; Gabriel Fauré’s Song Cycle: La Bonne Chanson, for baritone, string quartet, and piano; and Ludwig Thuille’s Piano Quintet in Eb Major, op. 20, for string quartet and piano.
Pieces will be performed by Ryan Cox (baritone), Stephen Boe (violin), Renée-Paule Gauthier (violin), Paul Vanderwerf (viola), Andrew Snow (cello), and Gerald Rizzer (piano.)
Open to the public. General $25, students $10, International House residents free.
Sponsored by International House Global Voices Program and The Chicago Ensemble.