Recitals & Visiting Artists

CANCELED: Marguerite Lynn Williams, harp

Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 2:00pm

Galvin Recital Hall

For the health and safety of the Bienen School community and our valued patrons, this event has been canceled.

Principal harpist of the Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra, Marguerite Lynn Williams is a founding member of the Chicago Harp Quartet, International Chamber Artists, and the harp and flute ensemble La Folia. She has performed at such distinguished venues as the Berliner Philharmonie, New York’s Carnegie Hall, Beijing’s  National Centre for the Performing Arts, the Philharmonie de Paris, London’s Royal Albert Hall, and Chicago’s Symphony Center. A featured performer and lecturer at American Harp Society conventions and the World Harp Congress in Vancouver, she has served as judge for the American Harp Society and Young Artist’s Harp Competitions.

Félix Godefroid, La danse des Sylphes
Antoine Francisque (arr. Marcel Grandjany), Three Lute Dances from Le trésor d’Orphée
Marjan Mozetich, Songs of Nymphs
George Frideric Handel (arr. Marcel Grandjany), Prelude and Toccata in C Minor
Michael Mauldin, Birds in Winter: Six Preludes for Harp
Edmund Schuëcker, Romance and Mazurka

Tickets are $8 for the general public and $5 for students with valid ID.

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.