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Bernard Rands 85th Birthday Concert

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm CST

Free
Bernard Rands

UPDATE: All seats are now taken but you can still live stream the concert!

Join us in Guarneri Hall for a concert and party for Pulitzer- and Grammy-award winning composer Bernard Rands, a major figure in contemporary music who will celebrate his 85th birthday in March. Pianist Adam Neiman and English hornist Robert Walters will each make their Guarneri Hall debut appearances, joining Stefan Hersh, Gabriela Lara, Roger Chase, and Julian Hersh in a program that will feature two special works by Rands along with works of Mozart and Debussy.

After the concert, the birthday party begins! Enjoy refreshments and meet the composer and the artists.

Space is limited, so we ask that you RSVP for this event as soon as possible using the form below on this page. There is no charge for admission but donations are welcome, with a suggested amount of $40 (students $10). Your donation may be made at the door, or on the website in advance. Donations will be used to help defray the expenses of concerts, other public events, and programs Guarneri Hall sponsors. Note that the RSVP must be made separately from the donation.

Artists

Roger Chase, viola
Julian Hersh, cello
Stefan Hersh, violin
Gabriela Lara, violin
Adam Neiman, piano
Robert Walters, English horn

Read the composer’s and performers’ bios

Program

Mozart: Adagio for English Horn and String Quartet

Bernard Rands: Music for Shoko – AUBADE

Debussy: Violin Sonata

Debussy: Images, Book II

Debussy: D’un cahier d’esquisses

Debussy: L’isle joyeuse

Bernard Rands: String Quartet No. 2

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Details

Date:
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm CST
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Guarneri Hall
11 East Adams, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
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Phone:
847.780.6720

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