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On the Same Terms: 150 Years of Women at Northwestern

Ongoing
Evanston
A century and a half ago, Northwestern Trustees voted to admit young women to the University “upon the same terms and conditions as young men.” But that decision on June 23, 1869, was far from the end...
HumanitiesOctober 20191571461200

reevaluating "a"

Ongoing
Evanston
"10 years ago, i painted a burning letter “a” on one side of a salvaged window whose glass looked-into another world.  On the other side, the letter appeared in the sky above a deep valley where its u...
Visual ArtsOctober 20191571497200

Pop América, 1965–1975: Exhibition Tours

Starting October 20, 2019
Evanston
Join us for a colorful, new look at Latin American Pop Art. Pop América, 1965–1975 challenges and reframes familiar notions of Pop Art by bringing together artists from North, Central, and South Ameri...
Visual ArtsOctober 20191571601600

Pop América, 1965–1975

Starting October 22, 2019
Evanston
Pop América, 1965–1975 challenges and reframes familiar notions of Pop Art by bringing together artists from North, Central, and South America, as well as the United States and the Caribbean. Pop Amér...
Visual ArtsOctober 20191571756400

Machinal

Starting October 25, 2019
Evanston
 By Sophie TreadwellDirected by Jaclyn Biskup October 25 – November 10Josephine Louis Theater A young working woman following the rituals that society expects of her is left feeling unfulfilled and re...
Theatre & DanceOctober 20191572049800
Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra and Choir

Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra and Choirs: Beethoven’s Ninth

Starting October 26, 2019
Evanston
Victor Yampolsky, conductor; Xuedan Du, graduate assistant conductor; Donald Nally, chorus master; Carla Vargas Fuster, soprano; Gabrielle Barkidjija, mezzo-soprano; Andrew Morstein, tenor; Jeffrey Go...
MusicOctober 20191572136200

Imagine U: Winne The Pooh

Starting November 1, 2019
Evanston
WINNE THE POOH An Imagine U Production for Families From the stories of A.A. MilneDramatized by le Clanché du RandMusic by Allan J. FriedmanLyrics by A.A. Milne and Kristin SergelAdditional lyrics by ...
Theatre & DanceNovember 20191572652800

Fun Home

Starting November 8, 2019
Evanston
Book and Lyrics by Lisa KronMusic by Jeanine TesoriDirected by Roger Ellis November 8 – 24Ethel M. Barber Theater30 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston   When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Al...
Theatre & DanceNovember 20191573263000
Dog Days production photo

David T. Little’s "Dog Days"

Starting November 21, 2019
Evanston
Joachim Schamberger, director; Alan Pierson, conductor; Victor Huls, graduate assistant conductor; Contemporary Music Ensemble Don’t miss the Chicago-area premiere of the opera the New York Times call...
MusicNovember 20191574386200

National Theatre Live: All My Sons

Starting April 4, 2020
Evanston
By Arthur MillerFeaturing Sally Field and Bill PullmanDirected by Jeremy Herrin Saturday, April 4 at 7:00PMSunday, April 5 at 2:00PM Josephine Louis Theater20 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston Broadcast fro...
FilmApril 20201586044800

Pop América, 1965–1975: Spanish Language Exhibition Tours

October 19, 2019
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, Evanston
Join us for a colorful, new look at Latin American Pop Art. Pop América, 1965–1975 challenges and reframes familiar notions of Pop Art by bringing together artists from North, Central, and South Ameri...
Visual ArtsOctober 20191571517000
Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Symphonic Wind Ensemble

October 19, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
Mallory Thompson, conductor; Caleb Carpenter, alto saxophone W. A. Mozart (arr. Johann Nepomuk Wendt), Overture to Le nozze di Figaro Ingolf Dahl, Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Wind Orchestra Hans G...
MusicOctober 20191571531400
Empress Margarita Teresa

Newberry Consort: The Empress—Margarita Teresa

October 20, 2019
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Evanston
Preconcert lecture, 2:30 p.m. A program of operatic excerpts and instrumental dance suites composed in honor of Empress Margarita Teresa of Spain. A stellar string band and vocal soloists will perfor...
MusicOctober 20191571601600
Jazz ensemble

Jazz Small Ensembles: Señor Blues—The Music of Horace Silver

October 21, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
Victor Goines and Kevin Fort, conductors A prolific composer and the leader of the original Jazz Messengers, Horace Silver has amassed a nearly unrivaled body of work. This concert offers new arrange...
MusicOctober 20191571704200

Sound and the Monument: A Dialogue with Kara Oehler

October 23, 2019
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, Evanston
How are sounds monuments, how are they destinations? Our guest for this event is Kara Oehler, a sound artist who recently produced a special “Sonic Voyages” issue of the New York Times Magazine. A rad...
HumanitiesOctober 20191571862600
Contemporary Music Ensemble

Contemporary Music Ensemble

October 24, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
Ben Bolter, conductor The Contemporary Music Ensemble’s first program of the year features works by three of the world’s preeminent living composers: Timo Andres, Missy Mazzoli, and Felipe Lara. Andr...
MusicOctober 20191571963400
Symphonic Band

Symphonic Band

October 25, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
Shawn Vondran, conductor Ron Nelson, Homage to Pérotin Joel Love, Musica Dei, donum optimi Fisher Tull, Sketches on a Tudor Psalm Carl Orff (trans. John Krance), Carmina Burana
MusicOctober 20191572049800

Pop América, 1965–1975: Exhibition Tours

October 27, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Evanston
Join us for a colorful, new look at Latin American Pop Art. Pop América, 1965–1975 challenges and reframes familiar notions of Pop Art by bringing together artists from North, Central, and South Ameri...
Visual ArtsOctober 20191572195600
Alice Millar Chapel Choir

Hymnfest XVII: “Jerusalem”—Majestic Hymns and Anthems

October 27, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Evanston
Stephen Alltop, conductor; Alice Millar Chapel Choir and Chapel Choir Alumnae; Eric Budzynski, organ; Millar Brass Ensemble The 17th annual Hymnfest offers an uplifting program of congregational hymn...
MusicOctober 20191572220800
Photos of poets Ed Roberson and Tiana Clark

Black Poetics and Environmental Memory: A Reading and Conversation featuring Ed Roberson and Tiana Clark

October 31, 2019
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, Evanston
Black Poetics and Environmental Memory: A Reading and Conversation featuring Ed Roberson and Tiana Clark Modern environmentalism has often struggled to account for histories of racialized dispossessio...
Literary ArtsOctober 20191572543000

Visiting Artist Talk: Hamza Walker

October 31, 2019
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, Evanston
Hamza Walker is the Director of LAXART, an independent nonprofit art space in Los Angeles. From 1994–2016, he was the Director of Education and Associate Curator at the Renaissance Society at the Univ...
Visual ArtsOctober 20191572559200
Nicki Roman

Nicki Roman, saxophone and Casey Dierlam, piano

November 2, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
First prize winner of the North American Saxophone Alliance Solo Competition, Nicki Roman has performed throughout North America, Europe, and Asia at locations including the Krannert Center for Perfor...
MusicNovember 20191572741000
Northwestern University Chamber Orchestra

Northwestern University Chamber Orchestra

November 2, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
Robert G. Hasty, conductor Carl Maria von Weber, Overture to Der Freischütz G. F. Handel, Concerto Grosso in D Minor (Op. 3, No. 5) Jean Sibelius, Valse triste from Kuolema (Death) William Walton, Fa...
MusicNovember 20191572741000
Gail Williams

Gail Williams, horn

November 3, 2019
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Evanston
An internationally recognized hornist and brass pedagogue, Gail Williams has presented concerts, master classes, recitals, and lectures throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Previously associate...
MusicNovember 20191572814800

Northwestern University’s MA in Writing and MFA in Prose & Poetry Programs Present A Faculty and Alumni Reading

November 3, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, Off-Campus
Join us for a lively reading of poetry and prose at Evanston's independent bookstore Bookends & Beginnings.  Three faculty and three recent graduates of Northwestern's MA in Writing/MFA in Prose & Poe...
Literary ArtsNovember 20191572818400

Pop América, 1965–1975: Exhibition Tours

November 5, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Evanston
Join us for a colorful, new look at Latin American Pop Art. Pop América, 1965–1975 challenges and reframes familiar notions of Pop Art by bringing together artists from North, Central, and South Ameri...
Visual ArtsNovember 20191572976800
Northwestern University Jazz Orchestra

Northwestern University Jazz Orchestra: Voices Seldom Heard—The Music of the Women in Jazz

November 5, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
Victor Goines and Joe Clark, conductors Since the beginning of the jazz tradition, the music of women—though seldom given due acknowledgement—has held an essential place in the art form. This perform...
MusicNovember 20191573003800

Warnock Lecture Series: Dell Upton (UCLA)

November 6, 2019
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Evanston
Northwestern University Department of Art History presents the Warnock Lecture Series. Putting Monuments in their Places Recent struggles to remove Confederate monuments from American civic space have...
November 20191573081200
Percussionists

Percussion Ensemble

November 7, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
She-e Wu, director An evening of eclectic rhythms, textures, and timbres for percussion.
MusicNovember 20191573176600

Pop América, 1965–1975: Spanish Language Exhibition Tours

November 9, 2019
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, Evanston
Join us for a colorful, new look at Latin American Pop Art. Pop América, 1965–1975 challenges and reframes familiar notions of Pop Art by bringing together artists from North, Central, and South Ameri...
Visual ArtsNovember 20191573335000
Baroque Music Ensemble

Baroque Music Ensemble: Bach—Vocal Glory

November 10, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
Stephen Alltop, conductor The Baroque Music Ensemble offers a program drawn from the riches of J. S. Bach’s cantatas. Outstanding solo voices will be featured in passages from Cantatas 55, 193, 204, ...
MusicNovember 20191573435800
Brass Ensemble

Evening of Brass

November 11, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
Gail Williams, director A program of varied colors and characters for brass ensemble.
MusicNovember 20191573522200
Trombonists

Trombone Choir

November 14, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
Christopher P. Davis, director Music written and arranged for trombones.
MusicNovember 20191573781400
Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Symphonic Wind Ensemble

November 15, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
Mallory Thompson, conductor David Amram, King Lear Variations Joseph Schwantner, …and the mountains rising nowhere Scott Lindroth, Spin Cycle Verne Reynolds, Scenes
MusicNovember 20191573867800
Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra

Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra

November 16, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
Victor Yampolsky, conductor; Chloé Thominet, viola César Franck, Le chasseur maudit (The Accursed Huntsman) William Walton, Viola Concerto Carl Nielsen, Symphony No. 5
MusicNovember 20191573954200
University Singers

University Singers

November 16, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
A. J. Keller, conductor Choral music from an array of composers and eras.
MusicNovember 20191573954200

National Theatre Live: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

November 17, 2019
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Evanston
By William ShakespeareDirected by Nicholas Hytner Sunday, November 17 at 2PMJosephine Louis Theater20 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston ‘The course of true love never did run smooth.’ A feuding fairy King a...
FilmNovember 20191574020800
Concert Band

Concert Band

November 17, 2019
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Evanston
Daniel J. Farris, conductor Talented students from across the Northwestern campus present a concert of band standards.
MusicNovember 20191574024400
Ilya Kaler and James Giles

Ilya Kaler, violin and James Giles, piano

November 17, 2019
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Evanston
Pianist James Giles regularly performs in the world’s major musical centers, including France’s Nancy Music Festival, Italy’s Accademia Cristofori, Spain’s Gijon Piano Festival, and the Beijing Intern...
MusicNovember 20191574024400
Bienen Contemporary/Early Vocal Ensemble

Bienen Contemporary/Early Vocal Ensemble: Evensong

November 17, 2019
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, Evanston
Donald Nally, conductor; Fuse Saxophone Quartet (Julian Velasco, soprano; Joe Connor, alto; Chris Forbes, tenor; David Schreck, baritone); Eric Budzynski, organ The annual concert based on the ancien...
MusicNovember 20191574031600
Jazz ensemble

Jazz Small Ensembles: Contrafacts

November 18, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
A contrafact is a new musical composition built from a preexisting one, most often a new melody overlaid onto a previously devised harmonic structure. Contrafacts have served an extraordinary purpose ...
MusicNovember 20191574127000
Dover Quartet

Bienen School of Music Quartet-in-Residence: Dover Quartet

November 20, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
Joel Link and Bryan Lee, violin; Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, viola; Camden Shaw, cello Winner of a Cleveland Quartet Award, an Avery Fisher Career Grant, and the 2013 Banff International String Quart...
MusicNovember 20191574299800
Jeffrey Siegel

Warm Romantic Music from the Cold Far North

November 22, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
Jeffrey Siegel, piano A smorgasbord of musical delights! Stave off November’s chill with uplifting music of Grieg, Tchaikovsky, and Sibelius. Carl Nielsen, Festive Prelude, The Dream of Merry Christma...
MusicNovember 20191574472600
Robert Morgan and Gail Williams

Robert Morgan, oboe and Gail Williams, horn

November 23, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
Steven Cohen, clarinet; Jonathan Sherwin, bassoon; Kay Kim, piano Solo English horn and assistant principal oboe for the Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra, Robert Morgan is also principal oboist for M...
MusicNovember 20191574559000

National Theater Live: The Lehman Trilogy

November 24, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Evanston
National Theatre Live: The Lehman TrilogyBy Stefano MassiniAdapted by Ben PowerDirected by Sam Mendes Sunday, November 24 at 2pmJosephine Louis Theater 20 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston The story of a fa...
FilmNovember 20191574625600
Harpist

Harp Studio and Ensemble

November 24, 2019
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Evanston
Marguerite Lynn Williams, director A variety of repertoire for harp solo and ensemble.
MusicNovember 20191574629200
Northwestern Camerata

Northwestern Camerata

November 24, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
Jeremy Edelstein, conductor Treble-voice works by an eclectic group of composers in a variety of genres.
MusicNovember 20191574645400
Philharmonia

Philharmonia

November 24, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
Robert G. Hasty, conductor; Xuedan Du, graduate assistant conductor; Daniel Kim, violin Tomáš Svoboda, Overture of the Season Johannes Brahms, Violin Concerto in D Major Gabriel Fauré, Masques et be...
MusicNovember 20191574645400

Pop América, 1965–1975: Exhibition Tours

December 3, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Evanston
Join us for a colorful, new look at Latin American Pop Art. Pop América, 1965–1975 challenges and reframes familiar notions of Pop Art by bringing together artists from North, Central, and South Ameri...
Visual ArtsDecember 20191575396000
Northwestern University Chamber Orchestra

Northwestern University Chamber Orchestra

December 5, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
Robert G. Hasty, conductor Giuseppe Torelli, Concerto Grosso for Two Violins in G Minor (“Christmas Concerto”) W. A. Mozart, Symphony No. 36 in C Major (“Linz”) J. S. Bach (orch. Stokowski), “Sheep m...
MusicDecember 20191575595800
Northwestern University Jazz Orchestra

Northwestern University Jazz Orchestra: Bring in the Holiday Swingin’!

December 5, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
Joe Clark, conductor Bells will be ringing as the Northwestern University Jazz Orchestra brings in the holiday season swinging with arrangements of festive classics. Come “Deck the Halls” and enjoy “...
MusicDecember 20191575595800
Symphonic Band

Symphonic Band

December 6, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
Shawn Vondran, conductor Omar Thomas, A Mother of a Revolution!  Aaron Perrine, In the Open Air, in the Silent Lines Sergei Prokofiev, Athletic Festival March Brett William Dietz, Saisei Fanfare Carlo...
MusicDecember 20191575682200
University Chorale

University Chorale: The Arc in the Sky

December 6, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
Donald Nally, conductor A program exploring various perspectives on living life—from the simple to the complex. Anchored by movements of Kile Smith’s 2018 The Arc in the Sky, the concert includes mus...
MusicDecember 20191575682200
Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra

Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra

December 7, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
Victor Yampolsky, conductor; Saetbyeol Kim, piano Jules Massenet, Overture to Phèdre Camille Saint-Saëns, Piano Concerto No. 5 in F Major (“Egyptian”) Maurice Ravel, Valses nobles et sentimentales an...
MusicDecember 20191575768600
Alice Millar Chapel Choir

A Festival of Lessons and Carols

December 8, 2019
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Evanston
Actual event start time is 10:40 a.m. Stephen Alltop, conductor; Alice Millar Chapel Choir, Philharmonia, and Millar Brass Ensemble This beloved holiday tradition combines readings and musical gems ...
MusicDecember 20191575822600

National Theatre Live Encore: One Man, Two Guvnors

December 8, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM, Evanston
National Theatre Live Encore: One Man, Two GuvnorsBy Richard BeanBased on 'The Servant of Two Masters' by Carlo Goldoni, with songs by Grant OldingDirected by Nicholas Hytner Sunday, December 8 at 2pm...
FilmDecember 20191575835200
James Ehnes and Andrew Armstrong

James Ehnes, violin and Andrew Armstrong, piano

January 10, 2020
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
“Violinist James Ehnes and pianist Andrew Armstrong play together with an easy spark and suppleness that only old friends really can.”—The Guardian James Ehnes and Andrew Armstrong conclude their surv...
MusicJanuary 20201578706200
James Ehnes and Andrew Armstrong

James Ehnes, violin and Andrew Armstrong, piano

January 12, 2020
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
“Violinist James Ehnes and pianist Andrew Armstrong play together with an easy spark and suppleness that only old friends really can.”—The Guardian James Ehnes and Andrew Armstrong conclude their surv...
MusicJanuary 20201578879000
Aizuri Quartet

Aizuri Quartet

January 17, 2020
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
“These limber and luminous performances by the Aizuri Quartet, in music written specifically for the group by young composers, proves that the 250-year-old string quartet formula remains vibrant and v...
MusicJanuary 20201579311000

National Theatre Live: Small Island

January 19, 2020
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Evanston
National Theatre Live: Small IslandAdapted by Helen EdmundsonBased on the novel by Andrea LevyDirected by Rufus Norris Sunday, January 19 at 2pmJosephine Louis Theater 20 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston A...
FilmJanuary 20201579464000
Dudok Quartet Amsterdam

Dudok Quartet Amsterdam

January 19, 2020
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
“Light, silvery sonority and graceful style…clearly a talented ensemble on the rise.”—Chicago Classical Review The Dudok Quartet Amsterdam is the recipient of a 2018 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award, the ...
MusicJanuary 20201579483800

Bienen Faculty and Guests

January 24, 2020
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
Alexander Kerr, violin; Helen Callus, viola; Stephen Balderston, cello; Andrew Raciti, double bass; Kay Kim and José Ramón Méndez, piano; Steven Cohen, clarinet; Gail Williams, horn; Lewis Kirk, basso...
MusicJanuary 20201579915800
Awadagin Pratt

Awadagin Pratt, piano

January 25, 2020
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
1992 Naumburg International Piano Competition winner and recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant, pianist Awadagin Pratt is acclaimed for his musical insight and intensely involving performances. He...
MusicJanuary 20201580002200
American String Quartet

American String Quartet with Stephanie Blythe, mezzo-soprano

January 26, 2020
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
“Luxurious, beautifully sculptured performances”—New York Times Celebrating its 45th anniversary in 2019, the American String Quartet began its career winning both the Coleman Competition and the Naum...
MusicJanuary 20201580088600
Stephanie Blythe

Stephanie Blythe Vocal Master Class

January 27, 2020
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Evanston
Stephanie Blythe’s performances are “so powerful and so artful that she made the term ‘commanding the stage’ seem completely inadequate,” raves the Seattle Times. The acclaimed mezzo-soprano is the re...
MusicJanuary 20201580173200
Nikolai Lugansky

Nikolai Lugansky, piano

February 8, 2020
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
“His performances were exemplary in tonal clarity, textural richness, and what George Bernard Shaw used to call 'marksmanship.'”— Seattle Times Described by Gramophone as "the most trailblazing and me...
MusicFebruary 20201581211800
Brasil Guitar Duo

Brasil Guitar Duo

February 9, 2020
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
“…Gorgeous tone, rock-solid rhythm, beautiful phrasing, and no identifiable technical flaws. This is great playing.”—American Record Guide João Luiz and Douglas Lora, guitar The Brasil Guitar Duo, a 2...
MusicFebruary 20201581298200
Jeffrey Siegel

Mistresses and Masterpieces

February 14, 2020
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
Jeffrey Siegel, piano A Valentine’s Day program showcasing heartfelt music by Chopin, Schumann, Liszt, and Bartók. Celebrate with music of passion, love, and longing inspired by the composers' signifi...
MusicFebruary 20201581730200
Philippe Bianconi

Philippe Bianconi, piano

March 6, 2020
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
“An extraordinary exhibition of musicianship, technical control and good taste which lent the music a freshness, immediacy and conviction one all too seldom encounters” —The London Times Since winning...
MusicMarch 20201583544600
Raphaël Feuillâtre

Raphaël Feuillâtre, guitar

March 13, 2020
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
Winner of the 2018 Guitar Foundation of America (GFA) Competition, French guitarist Raphaël Feuillâtre has studied with Roland Dyens and Tristan Manoukian at the Paris National Superior Conservatory o...
MusicMarch 20201584145800
Andreas Haefliger

Andreas Haefliger, piano

April 3, 2020
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
“One of the most serious, questing pianists on the circuit today…breathtaking virtuosity…a complete Beethovenian”—Telegraph (London) Raised in Germany and a graduate of the Juilliard School, Andreas H...
MusicApril 20201585960200
Robert Barto

Robert Barto, lute

April 4, 2020
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
Award-winning lutenist Robert Barto studied historical lute performance at the University of California-San Diego before continuing his studies with Michael Schaeffer in Cologne and Eugen Dombois in B...
MusicApril 20201586046600
José Ramón Méndez

José Ramón Méndez, piano

May 1, 2020
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
"The Spanish pianist of his generation"—Hoja del Lunes de Madrid José Ramón Méndez’s career gained international recognition when he performed Liszt's first piano concerto under the direction of Sergi...
MusicMay 20201588379400
Jeffrey Siegel

Fascinatin' Rhythms

May 8, 2020
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
Jeffrey Siegel, piano In this season's spirited conclusion, hear jazz and ragtime music of Gershwin and Joplin; waltzes, polkas, and the popular tango "Por una Cabeza"; the pulsating Toccata from Gina...
MusicMay 20201588984200
An Tran

An Tran, guitar

May 9, 2020
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Evanston
Born and raised in Hanoi, Vietnam, An Tran is a “Vietnamese guitar virtuoso” according to Austin Classical Guitar. After winning first prize in the Vietnam National Guitar Competition at the age of 12...
MusicMay 20201589070600
Madame de Pompadour

Newberry Consort: The Mistress—Madame de Pompadour

May 10, 2020
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Evanston
Preconcert lecture, 2:30 p.m. While Madame de Pompadour is best known as mistress to Louis XV, she was no mere vixen. Mesmerizing, fiercely clever, beautiful, and a relentless social climber, de Pomp...
MusicMay 20201589140800
Matthew Polenzani

Matthew Polenzani Vocal Master Class

May 12, 2020
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Evanston
The Phoenix declares, “Polenzani has perhaps the finest tenor voice of his generation, and he sang with aristocratic elegance and potency.” The tenor’s 2018-19 season included a return to Lyric Opera ...
MusicMay 20201589328000