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Sun, Aug 15


Ravenswood Neighborhood

Thirsty Ears Festival

Presenting works for oboe, violin, cello, and piano at Chicago's only classical music street festival.

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Thirsty Ears Festival
Thirsty Ears Festival

Time & Location

Aug 15, 2021, 3:00 PM

Ravenswood Neighborhood, 1758 W Wilson Ave, Chicago, IL 60640, USA

About the event

5th Wave Collective is delighted to return for its second performance at Chicago's only classical street-music festival, the Thirsty Ears Festival! Presented by Access Contemporary Music, Thirsty Ears 2021 features seventeen stellar ensembles and soloists performing classical music from the Baroque era to today, as well as activities for families and children, food, beer, and more.

5th Wave Collective will present a program of works for oboe, piano, cello, and violin. 

Suggested donation for festival entry: $10. All donations benefit Access Contemporary Music.

Click here to see the full festival lineup.


Estella Rickets | Rippling Spring Waltz

Florence Price | Three Pieces

        i. Andante con Espressione

      ii. The Deserted Garde

     iii. Elfentanz

Laura Netzel | Serenade, Opus 50 

Teresa Carreño | Little Waltz 

Isabella Leonarda, trans. 5th Wave Editions | Sonata No. 1 


Ashley Ertz, oboe

Rebecca Faber, violin

Roxanne Fritton, cello

Lillia Woolschlager, piano

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