American Liszt Society Chicago to Celebrate 5th Annual Franz Liszt Birthday Gala, 10/24
The American Liszt Society Chicago/Midwest Chapter will be celebrating Franz Liszt's 204th birthday with a grand evening of his music performed by some of the Midwest's finest pianists! The event is set for Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 7:30 pm, Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave., Evanston, IL.
Composer Franz Liszt (1811-1886) is known for his virtuosic pianism and his forward-looking piano compositions. Many of Liszt's compositions and transcriptions are among the most challenging pieces in the piano repertoire. This year's theme is Years of Pilgrimage, and will feature selections from Liszt's Années de Pèlerinage.
Performers include: Duo pianists Claire Aebersold & Ralph Neiweem, Alexander Djordjevic, Young Rising Star Andrew Guo, Daniel Paul Horn, Brian Lee, George Radosavljevic, Nicholas Roth and Aaron Stampfl.
Tickets: $15 General Admission, $10 for American Liszt Society Members, $5 for Children 17 and under, and FREE for Music Institute of Chicago Students/Staff. Tickets are available online at LisztChicago.tix.com or at the door.