Festivals & Series

Juho Pohjonen, piano

Part of the Skyline Piano Artist Series

Friday, April 22, 2022 at 7:30pm CDT

Galvin Recital Hall

"Pearly touch, singing tone and sensitivity.... [Pohjonen] demonstrated his elegant musicianship throughout the program." —New York Times

Awarded the 2009 Klavier Festival Ruhr Scholarship by Sir András Schiff, Juho Pohjonen is a pianist of international renown in Europe, Asia, and North America. His growing repertoire showcases an array of Scandinavian music as well as works of composers from his home country of Finland, including Esa-Pekka Salonen, Kaija Saariaho, and Jean Sibelius. As a soloist, Pohjonen has performed on stages across the world, with ensembles including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, Danish National Symphony, Finnish Radio Symphony, and Helsinki Philharmonic orchestras, and the Philharmonia Orchestra of London. This season continues Pohjonen’s long-standing relationship with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center with two performances at Alice Tully Hall, and also sees engagements with the Colorado Symphony and Minnesota Orchestra.

W.A. Mozart, Fantasia in C Minor, K. 475 
W.A. Mozart, Sonata in C Minor, K. 457 
Sergei Prokofiev, Dumka in A Minor 
Sergei Prokofiev, Piano Sonata No. 6 

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.

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