From the Top in December showcases the Sprezzatura String Quartet (12/4 @ 5pm)
The Sprezzatura String Quartet wins honorable mention in the 27th annual High School Chamber Music Competition with their performance of Ravel's String Quartet in F
12/4 Guest host Orli Shaham welcomes cellist Xavier Ip performing music of Gabriel Fauré, soprano Katrina Franco performs a work by Nicanor Abelardo, pianist Elisa Plano performs In the Bottoms by R. Nathaniel Dett, violinist Jacob Lewis and pianist Ezra Lewis play and arrangement of Hungarian Dances for Violin and Piano by Johannes Brahms, and the Sprezzatura Quartet from Chicago Musical Pathways Initiative performs String Quartet by Joseph Maurice Ravel.
12/11 Violist Emily Hwang plays one of Brahms’ most beautiful sonatas, percussionist Kevin Reyes shares an experience that inspired him to connect with his Mexican-American heritage, and a teen violinist recalls his “bucket list” performance at the White House for First Lady Michelle Obama.
12/25 Pre-empted for holiday special