Festivals & Series

Nelson Freire

Skyline Piano Artist Series

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 7:30pm

Galvin Recital Hall

Brazilian pianist Nelson Freire is a universally acclaimed artist who has received awards in numerous countries and regularly collaborates with top orchestras, conductors, and artists at recital halls worldwide. Having performed in over 70 countries, Nelson has been rewarded with the Diapason d'Or, Grand Prix du Disque, a Gramophone Award, and a 2013 Latin Grammy for his album Nelson Freire Brasileiro. He is regularly invited to adjudicate prominent piano competitions, including the Chopin, Tchaikovsky, and Van Cliburn. 

W. A. Mozart, 10 Variations on "Unser dummer Pöbel meint"
Robert Schumann, Fantasie in C Major
Frédéric Chopin, Impromptu No. 2 in F-sharp Major
Frédéric Chopin, Ballade No. 3 in A-flat Major
Heitor Villa-Lobos, Prelude from Bachianas Brasileiras No. 4
Heitor Villa-Lobos, selections from A prole do bebê

$30 general public/$10 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.