Greenroom

Meet the Music Makers: Austin Wulliman

January 16, 2020

Austin Wulliman, violinist in the JACK Quartet and former violinist of the Chicago-based Spektral Quartet, discusses playing the music of Georg Friedrich Haas and performing in the dark.

Meet the Music Makers: Rachel Podger

December 19, 2019

Baroque violin master Rachel Podger discusses the music of Bach and Bieber and her journey to her instrument in conversation with UChicago Presents.

Meet the Music Makers: Kris Davis

November 7, 2019

UChicago Presents sat down with pianist Kris Davis to discuss her approach to improvisation, her collaboration with Craig Taborn, and more.

Video: Tenebrae – Path of Miracles and Footsteps

October 30, 2019

Joby Talbot’s ‘Path of Miracles’ was the first major work commissioned by the award-winning professional vocal ensemble, Tenebrae, in 2005, and having received high acclaim ("an evocative odyssey" - The Times) returns in 2017 for an extensive UK tour. To accompany its revival, Tenebrae has commissioned a unique new choral work by Owain Park, ‘Footsteps’, which allows Tenebrae to perform alongside choirs of all abilities and marks Tenebrae’s fifteenth-anniversary season.
 

Meet the Music Makers: Fretwork

October 10, 2019

Richard Boothby, founder and artistic director of the award-winning viol consort Fretwork, discusses the ensemble and its collaboration with countertenor Iestyn Davies with UChicago Presents.

Video: Fred Hersch and Julian Lage - Free Flying

October 1, 2019

Guitarist Julian Lage and pianist Fred Hersch open the Jazz at the Logan series on October 18. Catch a preview of their performance with this 2016 recording of "Free Flying" from Live at Jazz at Lincoln Center

Wu Man – Silk Road Ensemble

September 13, 2019

World renowned pipa virtuoso Wu Man discusses how she learned to play the ancient Chinese lute and her role as a musician navigating between cultures.