Festivals & Series

Paul O’Dette and Ronn McFarlane, lute

Segovia Classical Guitar Series

Friday, April 26, 2019 at 7:30pm

Galvin Recital Hall

“Simply dazzling” –Chicago Classical Review

Lutenist Paul O’Dette, winner of a Grammy Award and the Diapason d’Or, has performed at major international festivals throughout the US, Europe, and Australia. He has appeared with respected conductors and ensembles including Jordi Savall, Gustav Leonhardt, Tafelmusik, The Parley of Instruments, and Tragicomedia, and recorded for the Harmonia Mundi, Philips, Decca, Sony, and Hyperion labels, among others. Grammy-nominated lutenist Ronn McFarlane is a founding member of Ayreheart and the Baltimore Consort. He has toured throughout the US and Europe, including appearances with Apollo’s Fire, The Bach Sinfonia, Houston Grand Opera, the Oregon Symphony, and the Portland and Indianapolis Baroque Orchestras. Together, O’Dette and McFarlane present a rare duo lute performance not to be missed, featuring music of Dalza, da Milano, Galilei, Merulo, Piccinini, Dowland, Danyel, and Johnson.

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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.