Into the Woods Concert
Dec
22
to Dec 31

Into the Woods Concert

With Full Orchestra

I am so excited to be included in the orchestra for this special event at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston this December. Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Subscribe to 2019 season and see Into the Woods free!

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CSO Cellist Concert
Nov
3
to Nov 4

CSO Cellist Concert

I am so excited to be playing viola for this concert! Please note that I get two half price tickets for either concert. Contact the box office directly at (630) 942-8000 and let them know that I am in the orchestra to get the discount. Also — student ticket prices are available for $10. — Nora Williams

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Highland Park Strings Concert
Oct
21
to Oct 22

Highland Park Strings Concert

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Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto

Highland Park High School
Free Admission, 3 pm

Susan Merdinger will perform the lyrical and virtuosic Concerto No. 1 by Tchaikovsky on piano, and the Highland Park Strings will add the Polonaise from Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin and the Spring Symphony of Schumann.

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Open Studios Event
Sep
14
5:30 PM17:30

Open Studios Event

Chamber Music Performance

Join us on Friday evening, 5:30 to 8:30 pm, for a reading of Terry Riley's minimalist piece, In C. This event is free and open to the public to attend.

If you're an instrumentalist or vocalist and would like to participate in the 45 minute performance, RSVP nora@ossiamf.com for sheet music and instructions.

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Steans Institute at Ravinia
Jun
28
to Jul 20

Steans Institute at Ravinia

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World Class Musicians

The entire Strings/Piano festival is enriching, so consider attending the entire session from June 28th through July 21st. Contact me if you are interested in joining me for: Masterclass, Friday, July 6th, 2 pm, Paul Katz, cello and Piano and Strings Concert XI, Friday, July 20th, 2 pm.

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Open Studio Salon
Jun
8
6:00 PM18:00

Open Studio Salon

Second Fridays

Join us as the Fine Arts Building opens its doors to the public on the Second Friday of the month! Violinist Claire Stroger will be performing Bach Double Concerto and Massenet’s Meditation from ThaÏs from 5:30 to 6. There will be additional informal chamber music from 6:30 to 8.

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Open Studio
Apr
13
6:30 PM18:30

Open Studio

Chamber Music Trio

This month’s Open Studio Salon features a Trio Rehearsal for violin, viola and cello, a great opportunity to experience live chamber music! We are open from 5:30 to 9pm. My adult students will present on open rehearsal of Beethoven's String Trio in E flat major from 6:30 to 8pm. From 8 to 9pm we are adding a flutist to make it a quartet!

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Ravinia Annual Benefit Concert
Feb
11
3:00 PM15:00

Ravinia Annual Benefit Concert

Bennett-Gordon Hall at Ravinia
Annual Benefit

Sponsored by The Negaunee Foundation
3 pm – $40 General Admission
For tickets call 847.831.3622

VITALI
Chaconne in G minor for Violin
Timothy Chooi, Violin
RAVEL
Tzigane for Violin
Timothy Chooi, Violin 
BARBER

Violin Concerto, Op. 14
Nikki Chooi, Violin
MOZART
Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550

“Richly expressive and technically assured” – Calgary Herald

“Vigorous and colorful” – New York Times

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Valentine's Piano
Feb
9
4:00 PM16:00

Valentine's Piano

7:30 pm Concert
6:15 pm pre-concert lecture

The Auditorium at Bethel Church
on Broadway, south of US 30 in Crown Point

BEETHOVEN
Piano Concerto No. 5 - Emperor Concerto
RACHMANINOFF
Symphony No. 2

“The most beloved and ultra-romantic symphony of all time!” -Kirk Muspratt

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Peter Pan
Dec
23
to Jan 1

Peter Pan

Peter and his mischievous fairy sidekick Tinkerbell visit the nursery of the Darling children late one night and, with a sprinkle of pixie dust, begin a magical journey across the stars that none of them (or you) will ever forget. The beloved family classic includes the songs I Gotta CrowI Won’t Grow Up,I’m Flying and Neverland.

With 26-piece orchestra

Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 2 pm
Tuesday, December 26 at 2 pm*
Wednesday, December 27 at 2 pm*
Friday, December 29 at 8 pm
Saturday, December 30 at 2* & 8 pm
Sunday, December 31 (New Year’s Eve) at 2 & 8 pm
Monday, January 1, 2018 at 2 pm

* = Meet the cast after the matinees on December 26, 27 and 30

Tickets start at $34
Age 25 and younger 1/2 price (suitable for 6 and older)

Or call (847) 920-5360

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Highland Park Strings
Dec
10
to Dec 11

Highland Park Strings

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All (Mostly) Strings

Free Admission, 3pm

VIVALDI Concerto for Violin in E Major Spring
from The Four Seasons; Lily Honigberg, Violin
HAYDN Concerto for Cello in D Major; Steven Honigberg, Cello
ALBINONI Adagio in G minor
ROTA Concerto for Strings

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The Emperor Concerto
Oct
22
3:00 PM15:00

The Emperor Concerto

Highland Park Strings
3pm
Free admission

VILLA-LOBOS
Bachianas Brasilieras No. 5
Galina Sakhnovskaya, Soprano
BEETHOVEN
Concerto No. 5 for Piano
in E-flat Major, Op. 73
( the “Emperor”)
Mikhail Yanovitsky, Piano
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 1 in
C Major, Op. 21

“Particularly striking was the sound: big without brutality, rich but always clear in focus”
– New York Times

"Yanovitsky will become one of the great piano talents of our time"
– Duluth News-Tribune

“Galina possesses a most glorious soprano voice…a great singer and performer.”
– John Shirley-Quirk, Baltimore, MD

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Gypsy
Aug
19
to Aug 27

Gypsy

See Gypsy with Nora Williams on viola in the 25-piece orchestra at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston. Half price tickets are available for the following dates:

Saturday, August 19th, 8pm press opening
Sunday, August 20th, 2pm
Wednesday, August 23rd, 2pm
Thursday, August 24th, 2pm
Friday, August 25th, 8pm

Click here to order tickets online or call (847) 920-5360 to order. Use coupon code rose to get half off the price of your tickets for the above dates (discount code is valid for advance tickets on the above dates only).

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