Bienen Ensembles

Guitar Ensemble

Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 7:30pm CST

Galvin Recital Hall

Anne Waller, director

The ensemble celebrates composer, conductor, and classical guitarist Leo Brouwer’s 80th birthday with a performance of Acerca del cielo, el aire y la sonrisa. Their program also features works by Takemitsu, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, and Ponce.

Georg Philipp Telemann, Concerto à 4 Violini, No. 4
Toru Takemitsu, Bad Boy
Manuel Ponce, Scherzino Mexicano and Intermezzo
Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Sonatina Canonica, Op. 196
Dmitri Shostakovich (arr. Benjamin Sullivan), Romanze from The Gadfly
Radamés Gnattali, Allegretto comodo from Sonata for Cello and Guitar
Leo Brouwer, Cuban Landscape with Rumba
Leo Brouwer, Acerca del cielo, el aire y la sonrisa

Tickets are $6 for the general public and $4 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.