Recitals & Visiting Artists

Guitar Workshop Opening Recital

Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 7:30pm

Galvin Recital Hall

In the opening concert of the Bienen School’s summer Guitar Workshop, guest artist Raphaella Smits, Bienen School faculty member Anne Waller, DePaul University guitar studies coordinator Mark Maxwell, and Northeastern Illinois University guitar program director Brian Torosian perform music of Bach and Schumann, as well as opera transcriptions of Bellini and Rossini by Mertz and Giuliani.

Robert Schumann (arr. Anne Waller and Mark Maxwell), Kinderszenen (Scenes from Childhood), Op. 15
Gioachino Rossini (arr. Mauro Giuliani), Sinfonia nell'Opera L'Elisabetta, regina e'Inghilterra
Gioachino Rossini (arr. Mauro Giuliani), Overture to The Barber of Seville
J. K. Mertz, Air de l'opera Sonnambula de Bellini
J. K. Mertz, Air de l'opera I Puritani de Bellini
Manuel Ponce, Suite en la menor
J. S. Bach, Chaconne from Partita BWV 1004

Free Event

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.