Music

Steinway Artist - Xiayin Wang in Concert

On Tuesday, February 23, at 7:30 pm, classical enthusiasts will find themselves “transported” by a dazzling performance from young Chinese pianist, Xiayin Wang, as she makes her Illinois debut at Nichols Hall in Evanston. Tickets ($20/adults, $15 seniors, $7/students) can be reserved ahead of time by calling 1-800-595-4848, or by visiting www.tix.com.

Billy Jonas Family Fun-raising Concert

Children's songster Billy Jonas will be in town for a rare concert appearance. His album "What Kind of Cat Are You?" keeps kids of all ages singing and clapping. Kids and adults will get swept into joyous participation. Don't miss it! Doors open at 3:30PM Concert at 4:00PM.

Musical Insights, Evanston Symphony's pre-concert program

Enhance your concert experience with music education like you’ve never experienced before. Don Cagen, Evanston Symphony Orchestra principal trumpet and soloist in Sunday's concert, joins Maestro Lawrence Eckerling and General Manager David Ellis for an exciting concert preview. You'll learn a wealth of information about the composers featured in Sunday's ESO concert and their works.

MIC Duo-Piano Mini-Fest: Mack sisters

The Music Institute of Chicago presents Japanese-born Yuki and Tomoko Mack, prize-winners at the Fourth International Piano Duo Competition in Tokyo and the Dranoff International Two-Piano Competition. Their debut at Nichols Concert Hall will include a stunning program of works by Piazzola, Lutoslawski, and Gershwin. Tickets are $20/adults, $15/seniors, and $7/students.

Evanston Symphony - Russian Folkfest, featuring Irina Muresanu, violin

Irina Muresanu’s ESO debut two years ago was so successful that she is returning in Tchaikovsky’s dazzling concerto. We finish the season with Petrushka, a popular favorite since its 1911 premiere by the Ballet Russes. The Russian folk tunes that permeate its four scenes will be contrasted with the Romantic folksong arrangements of Liadov.

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