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Camerata Chicago to be featured on a new
98.7 WFMT Documentary about the life of
Sir Charles Mackerras
March 2, 2016: 10 pm
This new documentary about one of the greatest conductors in musical history is a testament to his life and work. It features numerous works that he conducted or arranged including Pineapple Poll, Janacek's Sinfonietta and Beethoven's Symphony No 5.
Included are numerous interviews with Sir Charles himself, his sister Joan Mackerras as well as notable personalities such as the internationally known soprano, Renée Fleming, the General Director of the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Anthony Freud and his nephew, our very own Music Director of Camerata Chicago, Drostan Hall.
Mackerras conducted world famous orchestras such as the
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Lyric Opera of Chicago,
Berlin Philharmonic and the Metropolitan Opera New York.
Sir Charles was the International Advisor to Camerata Chicago. has the full documentary script - and our Beethoven 5th Symphony recording.
The documentary is hosted by Lisa Flynn and produced by Jon Tolansky. It is underwritten by the Buonacorsi Foundation.
WFMT 98.7
Bounacorsi Foundation - The legacy of Sir Charles Mackerras
2016 - 2017 Upcoming events are below:
. . .
Sun Chang, piano Sir Charles Mackerras Drostan Hall, conductor
Julian Schwarz, cello Sir Charles Mackerras Drostan Hall, conductor
Camerata Chicago
2016 - 2017
Charles Mackerras, Master Conductor: A Profile
March 2 at 10pm
Drostan Hall and Camerata Chicago are to be
featured on this superb 98.7 WFMT documentary.
Cellist Julian Schwarz performs Tchaikovsky
April 29 - May 1
Chicago - Wheaton - Park Ridge
Academy Orchestra Spring Semester Concert
May 7 at 7pm
Gary Methodist Church, Wheaton
This concert will be recorded by 98.7 WFMT
Sweetest Day Chicago
October 14th and 16th
Chicago and Park Ridge
Mathias Tacke and Rose Armbrust perform the Suite for
Solo violin, viola and strings by Atterberg.
Young violinist Amelia Piscitelli will play the
Svensden Romance for Violin and Orchestra.
Repertoire will also include Variations on Thaxted by Blumhofer/Holst, Bartok Rumanian Dances and the Warlock Capriol Suite.
Hubbard Street Dance
January 27, 2017
Hubbard Street Dance teams up with
Camerata Chicago for an exciting performance
at the Wheaton College Artist Series
Conducted by Drostan Hall
Drostan Hall conducting Camerata Chicago

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