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Composer and performer Joan La Barbara will visit the Bienen School of Music for an Institute for New Music residency Oct. 21–29.
Bienen ensembles perform works by Nemmers Prize winner William Bolcom
April 5, 2022
This April, the Bienen School of Music will feature three performances of works by William Bolcom, the 2021 Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Music Composition winner.
Alumni Spotlight: Elizabeth Bennett
October 30, 2020
Elizabeth Bennett ‘04, director of orchestras at Buffalo Grove High School, was one of 10 finalists for the 2020 Music Educator Grammy Award. Learn more in this Alumni Spotlight feature.
Alumni Spotlight: Kangmin Justin Kim
October 8, 2020
Kangmin Justin Kim ’11 made history in 2019 by becoming the first male singer to play the role of Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro at London’s Royal Opera House. Learn more in this Alumni Spotlight feature.
British chamber music rounds out Bienen’s December offerings
November 22, 2016
New professor of viola makes Northwestern debut as Chamber Orchestra soloist
Bienen School Hosts Spring Orchestra Concerts
April 26, 2016
The majestic sounds of classical and modern works for strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion will be performed by several student ensembles, including the Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra, Northwestern University Chamber Orchestra and Philharmonia.
Bienen School of Music to Host Orchestra Concerts This Winter
February 5, 2016
Performances by Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra, the Northwestern University Chamber Orchestra and Philharmonia are among the winter line-up of orchestral concerts performed on the Evanston campus.
Bienen Students Showcased at Kennedy Center Feb. 16
February 2, 2016
Four students from Northwestern University’s Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music will perform in the semi-annual special concert at The John F.
Northwestern serves up enjoyable G&S rarity with “Ruddigore”
May 22, 2015
The lesser-known but top quality Gilbert and Sullivan operetta Ruddigore received a sparklingly inventive performance Thursday night at Cahn Auditorium by the young artists of the Northwestern University Opera Theater.
Bienen School of Music to Present Three Operas
November 17, 2014
Popular works by a prolific classical era composer, the Chicago-area premiere of a gritty contemporary opera about life, death row and social justice, and a light-hearted work by Gilbert and Sullivan, are among the varied opera productions to be staged during Northwestern University’s 2014-15 per