The Wacker Consort, a quartet of outstanding string bassists from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, will collaborate with Northwestern University School of Music faculty and students for an evening of quartet combinations.Continue reading on Northwestern Now
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September 24, 2013
A two-day celebration of composer Ned Rorem’s 90th birthday, a guest conducting appearance by Alarm Will Sound co-founder Alan Pierson and performances by Ensemble Recherche are among the Institute for New Music’s fall season offerings.
November 30, 2012
The New Century Chamber Orchestra with violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, A Far Cry and two stellar string quartets -- the Calder and the Escher -- are among the leading chamber ensembles and artists featured in Northwestern University’s 17th annual Winter Chamber Music Festival (WCMF).
February 17, 2012
Sitar player Anoushka Shankar, pianist Gabriela Montero, guitarist Sharon Isbin, legendary trumpeter Arturo Sandoval and other virtuosos from around the globe will make guest appearances during Northwestern University’s 2012 spring festival, “Soundings: Celebrating Singular Voices in Music.”
January 16, 2012
Music for this Sunday’s program includes selections from Liszt, Penderecki, Kodaly, Respighi, Tchaikovsky, and Victor Goines.
November 17, 2011
The artistry of Lynn Harrell, internationally acclaimed string ensembles and leading musicians from the CSO and Bienen School of Music draws Chicago area and North Shore classical music fans to Northwestern’s Evanston campus each January.
March 28, 2011
Three continuous hours of live music will be performed by Northwestern University students and faculty from the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music and special guests during an Evanston campus fundraising event for disaster relief in Japan. Proceeds will go to the American Red Cross.
January 6, 2011
An international line-up of guitar virtuosos, a cutting-edge saxophone quartet, Chicago Symphony Orchestra musicians and the 2010 winner of the $50,000 Jean Gimbel Lane Prize in Piano Performance are among the winter guest artists appearing at Northwestern University’s Henry and Leigh Bienen Scho
November 12, 2010
World famous violinists Arnold Steinhardt and Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, as well as the renowned Jupiter String Quartet, Philharmonia Quartett Berlin and New Century Chamber Orchestra, are part of the stellar line-up of guest artists in Northwestern University’s month-long chamber music celebratio
November 16, 2009
Internationally renowned cellist Lynn Harrell and violinist Ilya Kaler, Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) Concertmaster Violinist Robert Chen and CSO Assistant Principal Cellist Ken Olsen will be among the featured artists during the 2010 Winter Chamber Music Festival.
February 12, 2009
The world premiere of a new horn sonata by John Stevens and a rarely performed satirical piece by Richard Strauss are among the works featured in three winter recitals presented by faculty members of Northwestern University's Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music.