The Evanston Township High School 8th Annual Evanston Jazz Festival welcomes Italian bassist Maurizio Rolli, who joins Jeff Lindberg’s Chicago Jazz Orchestra to top off the festival with a tribute performance to the late, legendary bass player Jaco Pastorius.
Presbyterian Homes, in conjunction with the Evanston Symphony Orchestra, will host Musical Insights, a free lecture/recital program open to public at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 28 starting at Presbyterian Homes, 3200 Grant St. in Evanston.
A world premiere by composer Gwyneth Walker and Gustav Mahler’s 4th Symphony highlight the Evanston Symphony Orchestra’s first concert of 2011 at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 30, at Pick-Staiger concert hall in Evanston
Program: world premier of
Laura Elise Schwendinger's
"About a Mountain" with Mary Stolper, flutes
George Crumb's "Madrigals, Books I-IV" with Alison Attar, harp
Mary Stolper, flutes
Collins Trier, contrabass
Dan Davis, percussion
The First Congregational Church of Evanston will hold its annual children’s Christmas pageant at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 12, in its New England meeting house-style sanctuary located at the corner of Hinman Avenue and Grove Street in Evanston.
The public is invited to attend this free event.