Bienen Ensembles

CANCELED: Northwestern University Chamber Orchestra

Her Concertos

Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 7:30pm

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

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

Robert G. Hasty, conductor; Sylvia Wang, piano; Taimur Sullivan, soprano saxophone; Desirée Ruhstrat, violin

The Northwestern University Chamber Orchestra, together with Bienen faculty soloists, celebrates the work of women composers past and present with a piano concerto by Clara Wieck Schumann and saxophone and violin concertos by Jennifer Higdon, 2018 winner of the Bienen School’s Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Music Composition.

Clara Wieck Schumann, Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 7
Jennifer Higdon, Soprano Saxophone Concerto
Jennifer Higdon, Violin Concerto

Tickets are $6 for the general public an $4 for students with valid ID.

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall


50 Arts Cir Dr
Evanston, IL 60208
United States

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Pick-Staiger is a 989-seat hall located in the Arts Circle on the Evanston campus of Northwestern University. The main lobby entrance for concerts is on the west side of the building (revolving and regular doors). Since its inception in 1975, the hall has functioned as both a classroom and performance facility for Bienen School of Music performing ensembles, faculty recitals, festivals, and professional guest artists.