Brazilian guitar virtuosos Sergio and Odair Assad, Spanish guitarist Paco Pena and his fiery Flamenco Dance Company, Uruguayan guitarist Alvaro Pierri, Alabama-born alto saxophonist and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra member Sherman Irby and Australian violinist Graeme Jennings are among the international array performing at Northwestern University this winter. Israeli-born violinist Shmuel Ashkenasi will also visit campus to lead a chamber music master class for Bienen School students.Continue reading on Northwestern Now
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April 29, 2019
The Bienen School of Music will begin its 2019-2020 subscription season in September with four concert series, offering 21 performances that showcase award-winning virtuosity.
May 16, 2018
The Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music’s 2018-2019 subscription season begins this fall, with four concert series offering award-winning virtuosity and artistry from around the globe.
January 16, 2018
Northwestern University’s Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music resumes the 2017/2018 Segovia Classical Guitar Series, featuring four guitar virtuosos performing up-close within the exquisite acoustics of the Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall.
January 27, 2017
A showcase of international guitar virtuosos will take center stage during Northwestern University’s Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music and the Chicago Classical Guitar Society’s 22nd annual Segovia Classical Guitar Series.
November 13, 2015
Established international artists, including Eduardo Fernández and Paul O’Dette and rising star Ekachai Jearakul, are among the performers who will bring Northwestern University’s annual Segovia Classical Guitar Series to life during the 2015-16 season, which begins Nov. 21.
March 17, 2015
The Canadian Guitar Quartet, Israeli-born acoustic and electric cellist Maya Beiser and the Norwegian Brass Ensemble are among the array of guest artists from around the globe who will appear on Northwestern University stages this spring.
January 29, 2015
Northwestern University’s 2014-15 Segovia Classical Guitar Series, which showcases some of the world’s top artists, honors Andres Segovia, who is considered to be one of the greatest classical guitarists of the 20th century.
January 15, 2015
The New York-based contemporary music ensemble loadbang; the International Contemporary Ensemble, also known as ICE; and the traditional Irish group Danú, are among the variety of guest ensembles who will take the stage to perform for Northwestern University audiences this winter.
November 7, 2014
Northwestern University’s 2014-15 Segovia Classical Guitar Series will spotlight Russian repertoire, a blend of American and Brazilian jazz, and performances that explore the colorful sounds and international styles of the guitar. The series begins Nov. 13 and runs through April 4.
January 15, 2014
Classical guitarists Zoran Dukic and Eliot Fisk, soprano Amanda Majeski, West African superstar Habib Koite, pianist Murray Perahia, and mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato are among the guest artists who will appear on Northwestern University stages this winter.