11:00am - B-CHAT - Coffee & Doughnuts
@ Merit - Ludwig’s Salon
Artistic Director George Lepauw / Music Director Aurelien Pederzoli / Art Director Catinca Tabacaru
Education Director Sarah Ritch / Executive Director Steve Takaki

12pm - I’M YOURS - Arianna Zukerman, Soprano & George Lepauw, Piano
@ Merit: Ludwig’s Salon
George Frederick Handel / Franz Schubert / Johannes Brahms / Hugo Wolf / Richard Strauss / Reynaldo Hahn
Steven Sondheim / Ben Moore / Richard Pearson Thomas / Jack Heggie

1:30pm - BLOW IT LIKE YOU MEAN IT - Derek Bermel, Clarinet & Prometheus Modern
@ Merit: Ludwig’s Salon
Retrospective of works by Derek Bermel

3pm - EXPLODING 5EN5E5 - Bagatelle/Rockatelle Showcase Concert
Curated by Mischa Zupko and Glenn Kotche
@ Merit: B-Spot
30 World Classical and Rock Premieres inspired by Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony!

6:30pm - AMOR BRUJO - Spektral String Quartet & Julien Labro, Bandoneon
@ Merit: Ludwig’s Salon
Music for String Quartet and Bandoneon from South America

7:30pm - DINNER BREAK - Meet the Artists / Food / Impromptus / Conversations
@ Merit: Kaffeehaus and Ludwig’s Salon

8:30pm - FATEFUL LOVE - Matthias Pintscher leads Orchestra Prometheus of Chicago
@ Chicago Temple
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade Number 10 K361 “Gran Partita”
Richard Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony Number 5 in C Minor Opus 67

10:30pm - RAGA OF LOVE - Ambi Subramanian, Classical Indian Carnatic Violin
Mahesh Krishnamurthy, Mridangam Percussion
@ Merit: B-Spot
Ambi Subramanian is the new star of Classical Indian Carnatic Music, and will regale audiences with timeless sounds

1am - GRNDNG LOVE - Electronic Music
@ Merit: Ludwig’s Salon
Our DJs in Residence Rachel Monosov and Justin Orvis Steimer finish off the night in style...

Arianna Zukerman

Derek Bermel

Bagatelle/Rockatelle Project

Spektral Quartet

Julien Labro

Matthias Pintscher

Note: This performance at CHICAGO TEMPLE (77 W Washington)

Orchestra Prometheus Chicago

Note: This performance at Chicago Temple (77 W Washington)

Ambi Subramaniam

Rachel Monosov

$30 - $75


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DAY 8 ... Matthias Pintscher w/ Orchestra Prometheus, Spektral Quartet w/ Julien Labro, Arianna Zukerman, Derek Bermel, Bagatelle/Rockatelle Project, Ambi Subramaniam,

Saturday, September 14 · 11:00 AM at Merit School of Music - Gottlieb Hall