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January 2014
$10 - $20

Zoran Dukic at Lutkin Hall 3pm

January 19, 2014 @ 3:00 pm
Lutkin Hall, 700 university place
Evanston, 60201 United States
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February 2014
$10 - $24

Eliot Fisk with cellist Yehuda Hanani

February 2, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, 50 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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Hailed by the New Yorker as “the king of the American classical guitar,” Eliot Fisk is known worldwide for his compelling performances and adventurous repertoire. He has performed with prominent orchestras and has collaborated with such artists as Paco Peña, Bill Frisell, and the Miró Quartet. Yehuda Hanani has appeared with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and numerous other prestigious ensembles, winning great acclaim for his charismatic playing and profound interpretations. Together the duo will perform a veritable…

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April 2014
$10 - $22

Dublin Guitar Quartet

April 3, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, 50 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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Dubbed a “quartet with a difference” by the Irish Times, the trailblazing Dublin Guitar Quartet is devoted exclusively to contemporary music. The group has singlehandedly transported the classical guitar canon well into the future with inventive and approachable arrangements of modern masterpieces by Steve Reich, Philip Glass, and Arvo Pärt. Hear works by Glass, Reich, Brouwer, Pärt, and Ligeti as you've never heard them before. Leo Brouwer, Cuban Landscape with Rain Philip Glass, String Quartet No. 4, "Buczak" (Movements I…

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Wu Man with percussionist Robert Schulz

April 9, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, 50 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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Grammy-nominated Chinese pipa prodigy Wu Man has been hailed as a “one-woman force of nature” by Gramophone magazine and was named 2013 Instrumentalist of the Year by Musical America. Her remarkable virtuosity has brought new life to the 2,000-year-old pipa. In collaborations with the Kronos Quartet and the Silk Road Project and through commissions from Tan Dun and Philip Glass, Man has given the ancient instrument a vital and dynamic role in the new millennium. She will offer an eclectic…

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Rovshan Mamedkuliev

April 13, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lutkin Hall, 700 university place
Evanston, 60201 United States
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Winner of 23 international competitions, including the 2012 Guitar Foundation of America prize, Azerbaijani virtuoso Rovshan Mamedkuliev has stunned the guitar world with his exceptional technique and introspective interpretations of the classics. A passionate advocate for contemporary music, he has commissioned a number of works from Philippe Lemaigre and other prominent composers. Mamedkuliev’s program will include works by Leo Brouwer, Joaquín Turina, Francisco Tárrega, and others. Tickets are $20 for the general public and $10 for students. Subscriptions for the…

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November 2014

Fall Evaluated Recital

November 2, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
DePaul Recital hall, 804 w. belden ave
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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$10 - $18

Russian Guitar Quartet

November 13, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lutkin Hall, 700 university place
Evanston, 60201 United States
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The Russian Guitar Quartet

The remarkable Russian Guitar Quartet is devoted to preserving the rare seven-string Russian guitar. Virtually no music for this instrument has survived, so the group has based its repertoire on transcriptions and paraphrases of orchestral, operatic, and piano music. Founder Oleg Timofeyev has focused his research, recordings, concerts, and festivals on "Moguchaia Kuchka" (The Mighty Handful), the influential "Russian Five" composers Mussorgsky, Borodin, Cui, Rimsky-Korsakov, and Balakirev. Enjoy an unforgettable program of solos, duets, and quartets highlighting the riches of…

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CCGS Holiday Event

November 30, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave, Evanston, IL 60201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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January 2015

Ana Vidovic

January 31, 2015
Lutkin Hall, 700 university place
Evanston, 60201 United States
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January 31, 2015, 7:30 Croatian virtuoso Ana Vidović has been praised by the Baltimore Sun for her "finely honed technique and a remarkable stylistic sensitivity" that have sent her career to incredible heights early in life. Her competition wins have included New York's Young Concert Artists International Auditions and Rome's Fernando Sor Competition. Boasting a recorded repertoire ranging from Bach violin sonatas to Piazzolla tangos, she continues to captivate audiences across Europe and the United States.

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February 2015

Anton Baranov

February 14, 2015
Lutkin Hall, 700 university place
Evanston, 60201 United States
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February 14, 2015, 7:30 Known for his daring interpretations and innovative programming, Anton Baranov has cemented his place among classical guitar's international talents with wins in more than 15 prestigious international guitar competitions, including the Andrés Segovia, Agustín Barrios, and Pittaluga Guitar Competitions. Baranov has performed throughout the United States, Mexico, Canada, and Brazil and has just completed his first recording on the Naxos label. This season his dazzling program includes works by Luigi Legnani, Agustín Barrios, Antón Abril, and…

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