Live events are on hiatus due to COVID-19, but we hope to “see” you at the exciting virtual events we are offering! Sign up to receive event reminders.
Loading Events

« All Events

Oliver Knussen Tribute

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 @ 7:30 pm CDT

$10 – $40
Oliver Knussen

The official grand opening concert for Guarneri Hall will be a tribute to British composer Oliver Knussen, a towering giant of music in our time who passed away last July. Renowned composer Augusta Read Thomas will be the host for an evening of music by Knussen and key composers who influenced him, with a roster of performers from Chicago and beyond.

The event will be live streamed on this website for those who cannot attend in person.

Read artist bios

Concert Program

Anton Webern: Langsamer Satz (1905)
Gabriela Lara and Stefan Hersh, violins; Roger Chase, viola; Julian Hersh, cello

Oliver Knussen: Prayer Bell Sketch (1997)
Oliver Knussen: Ophelia’s Last Dance (2010)
Daniel Pesca, piano

Screening of Revue Z (a short film by Claudia Lee, written and performed by Zoë Martlew)

Oliver Knussen: Secret Psalm (1990)
Stefan Hersh, violin

Igor Stravinsky: three Pieces for String Quartet (1914)
Stefan Hersh and Gabriela Lara, violins; Roger Chase, viola; Julian Hersh, cello

Claude Debussy: Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp (1915)
Rachel Blumenthal, flute; Roger Chase, viola; Michael Maganuco, harp

Tickets

The numbers below include tickets for this event already in your cart. Clicking "Get Tickets" will allow you to edit any existing attendee information as well as change ticket quantities.
Tickets are no longer available

Details

Date:
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm CDT
Cost:
$10 – $40
Event Category:

Venue

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

In normal times, we livestream most of our live concerts. In these times, out of concern for our audiences and artists, all Guarneri Hall events are virtual. Find details on how to access each event on its event page.