Festivals & Series

Awadagin Pratt, piano

Skyline Piano Artist Series

Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 7:30pm CST

Galvin Recital Hall

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 has played numerous recitals throughout the United States, including performances at Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, Chicago’s Orchestra Hall, and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. His many orchestral performances include appearances with the New York Philharmonic, Minnesota Orchestra, and the Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Baltimore, St. Louis, National, Detroit, and New Jersey symphonies, among many others. Pratt has performed three times at the White House during the Clinton and Obama administrations.

Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Sonata No. 31, Op. 110
César Franck, Prelude, Chorale and Fugue
Franz Liszt, Piano Sonata in B Minor

Due to overwhelming demand, Skyline Piano Artist Series subscriptions are sold out. Single tickets are $30 for the general public and $10 for students with valid ID.

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Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall


70 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
United States

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Located in the Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, this 400-seat hall features a 40-foot glass wall offering views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline. Undulating walls of Forest Stewardship Council–certified wood, covered with a thin layer of African moabi wood, provide optimal acoustics, and the hall is equipped with state-of-the-art sound and video equipment for recording.