Festivals & Series

The Romantic Connection

Keyboard Conversations

Friday, May 10, 2019 at 7:30pm

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Jeffrey Siegel, piano

Franz Liszt, Robert Schumann, and Frédéric Chopin were born within months of one another and were leading composers of the Romantic period. Hear how, in certain works, one genius inspired another!

Frédéric Chopin, Polonaise in C-sharp Minor, Op. 26, No. 1
Frédéric Chopin, Mazurka in C-sharp Minor, Op. 50, No. 3
Robert Schumann, Fantasie, Op. 17, I: Sempre fantasticamente ed appassionatamente
Franz Liszt, Liebeslied (transcription of Myrthen, Op. 25, No. 1, "Widmung" by Robert Schumann)
Franz Liszt, Consolation No. 3 in D-flat Major, S. 172 ("Lento placido")
Franz Liszt, Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2

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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.