Welcome to Picture This Post’s showcase of the rising stars who perform at the weekly Dame Myra Hess concerts.
World-class through and through, the Dame Myra Hess chamber music concerts are a true Chicago treasure. Bringing in top talent from across the globe, these free concerts are held every Wednesday at 12:15 PM in Preston Bradley Hall of the stunning Chicago Cultural Center and simulcast on WFMT.
Click the “Read More” buttons below the thumbnail picture of the story you want to read about a Dame Myra Hess musician—
- meet their families
- see them as children — many were child prodigies!
- learn about their hobbies, pastimes and passions
- and find out what they have to say about the music they had selected for their Dame Myra Hess performances
And, listen to the music video encores these musicians have selected for Picture This Post readers.
About the Author: Amy Munice
Amy Munice is Editor-in-Chief and Co-Publisher of Picture This Post. She covers books, dance, film, theater, music, museums and travel. Prior to founding Picture This Post, Amy was a freelance writer and global PR specialist for decades—writing and ghostwriting thousands of articles and promotional communications on a wide range of technical and not-so-technical topics.
Amy hopes the magazine’s click-a-picture-to-read-a-vivid-account format will nourish those ever hunting for under-discovered cultural treasures. She especially loves writing articles about travel finds, showcasing works by cultural warriors of a progressive bent, and shining a light on bold, creative strokes by fledgling artists in all genres.