All concerts at 12:15pm at Preston Bradley Hall in the Chicago Cultural Center and broadcast live on WFMT 98.7FM

October 3rd, 2016 - Quintet Attacca

       Long-time CCM friends, Quintet Attacca will delight audiences with a varied program of wind quintet music. "Music from the Americas" will include Eric Ewazen's evocative Roaring Fork (inspired by the mountains and rivers of Colorado), Arturo Marquez's Danza de Mediodia (a Mexican mid-day dance), Piazzolla's sensuous Oblivion, and Paquito D'Rivera's Wapango (a Cuban dance).

November 7th, 2016 - Dennis Michel, curator

A Program of French Chamber Music

Dennis Michel, bassoon; Joseph Genualdi, violin; Bradley Opland, bass; Winston Choi, piano

Music of Ibert, Ravel and Debussy, including Debussy's Violin Sonata

December 5th, 2016 - Gail Williams, curator

Program to include Brahms Horn Trio, Op. 40, Sonatensatz, and Von ewiger Liebe, with Gail Williams, horn; Joseph Genualdi, violin; and Kuang-Hao Huang, piano

January 9th, 2017 - Dennis Michel, curator

Mozart and Beethoven

String Trio in C Minor, Op. 9, Beethoven

Flute Quartet in D Major, Mozart

John Thorne, flute; Joseph Genualdi, violin; Rami Solomonow, viola; Ben Solomonow, cello

February 6th, 2017 - Joseph Genualdi, curator

All-Bach program 

March - no concert due to Pulaski Day Holiday

April 3rd, 2017 - Jasmine Lin, curator

String Quartet No. 4 - Bartok

Three Jazz Tunes - Grappelli

Artists: The Formosa Quartet

May 1st, 2017 - Dennis Michel, curator

Music for bassoon and strings

June 5th, 2017 - Clancy Newman, curator

Music for Strong Trio by Newman, Dohnanyi and Schubert

July 3rd, 2017 - Bradley Opland, curator

The Songs of George Gershwin

featuring piano, bass, drums and vocals

This concert will not be broadcast on WFMT due to scheduling conflicts

August 7th, 2017 - Music for Oboe, Horn and Piano

Members of Quintet Attacca

Reinecke - Trio for Oboe, Horn and Piano

Bozza - Divertissement for English Horn and Piano

Nielsen - Canto Serioso for Horn and Piano

Erica Anderson, oboe and English horn; Jeremiah Frederick, horn; Matthew Hagle, piano

FREE First Monday Concerts

The Chicago Chamber Musicians began performing the FREE First Monday concerts in 1986. CCM's first regular concert series has been pleasing audiences in person at the Chicago Cultural Center and live on WFMT with programs of chamber music from Baroque to modern day favorites.