Festivals & Series

Stewart Goodyear, piano

Part of the Skyline Piano Artist Series

Friday, May 26, 2023 at 7:30pm CDT

Galvin Recital Hall

"One of the best pianists of his generation" –Philadelphia Inquirer

Stewart Goodyear is an accomplished concert pianist, improviser, and composer. His Rachmaninov recording received a Juno nomination for Best Classical Album for Soloist and Large Ensemble Accompaniment, and a recording of his own transcription of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker was chosen by the New York Times as one of the best classical music recordings of 2015. Highlights of the 2021-22 season included his first performance at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, return engagements at the Chamber Music Society of Detroit and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, and his debut with the National Symphony Orchestra (Washington, DC). 

Stewart Goodyear, Acabris! Acabras! Acabram!
Joseph Bologne de Saint-Georges, Adagio in F Minor
Johann Sebastian Bach, French Suite No. 5 in G Major, BWV 816
Ludwig van Beethoven, 33 Variations on a waltz by Anton Diabelli, Op. 120

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Single tickets are $30 for the general public and $10 for 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.