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5th annual Franz Liszt birthday gala

The American Liszt Society Chicago/Midwest Chapter will be celebrating Franz Liszt's 204th birthday on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 7:30 pm, Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave. in Evanston.

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 and 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 and staff. Tickets are available online or at the door. 

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