Concerts & Events

Apr 15, 2020 7:30pm

CANCELED: David Portillo, tenor and Yasuko Oura, piano

Galvin Recital Hall

Apr 24, 2020 7:30pm

CANCELED: Arditti Quartet

Galvin Recital Hall

Apr 28, 2020 7:30pm

CANCELED: Jennifer Higdon: A Chamber Music Portrait

Galvin Recital Hall

Apr 30, 2020 7:30pm

CANCELED: Northwestern University Chamber Orchestra

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

May 1, 2020 7:30pm

CANCELED: José Ramón Méndez, piano

Galvin Recital Hall

May 8, 2020 7:30pm

CANCELED: Fascinatin’ Rhythms

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

May 9, 2020 7:30pm

CANCELED: An Tran, guitar

Galvin Recital Hall

May 21, 2020 7:30pm - May 24, 2020 3:00pm

CANCELED: Monteverdi's L'Orfeo

Cahn Auditorium

Upcoming Events

Apr 8, 2020 7:30pm

CANCELED: Alberto Bocini, double bass

McClintock Choral and Recital Room

Apr 15, 2020 7:30pm

CANCELED: David Portillo, tenor and Yasuko Oura, piano

Galvin Recital Hall

Apr 17, 2020 7:30pm

CANCELED: Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

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Ryan Center for the Musical Arts

Named one of the most impressive performance spaces in Chicago, the Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall features excellent acoustics and views.

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Ryan Center for the Musical Arts

The Ryan Center for the Musical Arts sit at the southeast corner of campus, adjacent to the Bienen School's other music facilities.

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Ryan Center for the Musical Arts

Opened in 2015, the Ryan Center for the Musical Arts features three state-of-the-art performances venues.

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Bienen News

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Enjoy Northwestern arts from home

March 31, 2020

Social distancing and shelter-at-home requirements have curtailed spring’s in-person music, art and theater offerings, but Northwestern and Chicago audiences have a wide variety of options to enjoy Northwestern University’s vibrant arts scene from their living rooms.

Cellist Sihao He selected as Bowers Program Artist

March 30, 2020

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS) has selected Sihao He (MM18), a doctoral cello student of Hans Jørgen Jensen, as one of five artists for the Bowers Program.

Alumnus Nicholas Swett named Gates Cambridge Scholar

March 5, 2020

Bienen School alumnus Nicholas Swett has been awarded a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship for his doctoral studies in music at the University of Cambridge.

Strauss’ ‘Die Fledermaus’ is a comic operetta for our time

February 19, 2020

“Die Fledermaus” runs Feb. 27 to March 1 at Cahn Auditorium. Bienen Director of Opera Joachim Schamberger directs and guest artist John Baril will conduct the Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra. 

Symphonic Band selected to perform at CBDNA divisional conference

February 18, 2020

The Northwestern University Symphonic Band will perform at the North Central Division Conference of the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) on Saturday, February 22.

Bienen School presents Strauss’ sparkling musical cocktail ‘Die Fledermaus’

January 30, 2020

The Bienen School of Music presents Johann Strauss’ high-spirited operetta of frivolity, festivities and a practical joke gone awry, “Die Fledermaus,” from Feb. 27 to March 1 in Cahn Auditorium.

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