Catch some young international rising stars in downtown Chicago at the Nexus Chamber Festival, August 28th through September 6th. Alex Hersh, cellist, is the co- Artistic Director of this festival and the son of one of Red Riding Hood Quartet’s regular members, Roberta Freier. This is a chance to hear fabulous talent in the very intimate Guarneri Hall at 11 W Adams in downtown Chicago. Stream live or buy tickets at guarnerihall.org/events
Summer Chamber Music Session
The Ossia Musical Forum Summer Chamber Music Session runs through September. To apply for this transformative opportunity, or for more information on this or future sessions, please visit ossiamf.com/instruction or contact Nora Williams.
with Pianist Winston Choi
Belushi Performance Hall, McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage, Fawell and Park Boulevards, Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137, Saturday and Sunday, April 13/14th
Kirk Muspratt, Music Director and Conductor, Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No. 2, Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2
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
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for sheet music and instructions.
String Technique Workshop
Join fellow chamber musicians this summer as we focus on string technique practice in bucolic Three Oaks Michigan this summer! We’re also offering a mini retreat on Saturday, August 4th. Click here to apply, or contact Nora to learn more. Click here for the itinerary
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.
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.