The award-winning Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players will continue their chamber music series at the Union Church of Hinsdale with Along the Danube on Sunday, March 17 at 3 p.m. Featured works include Bela Bartok's Duos for Two Violins; Franz Schubert's String Trio in Bb Major, D. 471 and Ludwig van Beethoven's String Quartet Op. 59 No. 1. Performing will be Irene Radetzky, Violin: Ann Palen, Violin; Benton Wedge, Viola; and Matthew Agnew, Cello.
Concertgoers will enjoy an exceptional classical music performance in the sublime atmosphere of Union Church of Hinsdale. The Chicago Philharmonic is made up primarily of Lyric Opera Orchestra members and other top-tier professional musicians from the Chicago area. The group was recently named the official orchestra for the Joffrey Ballet.
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For the final concert of the series, the group will welcome in spring with an all Mozart line-up on Sunday, April 7 at 3 p.m. Springtime with Mozart will open with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Quartet G Minor for Piano, Violin, Viola and Cello. Then the group will perform the Quartet in B Flat Major for Clarinet, Violin, Viola and Cello. And Mozart's Quartet in D Major for Flute, Violin, Viola and Cello will round out the afternoon. Performers are Florentina Ramniceanu, Violin; Stephen Boe, Viola; Judy Stone, Cello; Diana Schmück, Piano; Kathy Pirtle, Clarinet and Donna Milanovich, Flute.
The concerts take place at Union Church of Hinsdale, 137 S. Garfield Ave, Hinsdale, IL 60521. Tickets for each concert are $15 in advance ($10 seniors 65 and up)/$20 at the door ($15 seniors 65 and up). Students are free. Tickets can be purchased online at www.chicagophilharmonic.org or by phone at 847.866.6888.