2013 Concerts

June 9

Oak Park River Forest High School: Lena Schaller graduates

May 31

8:00, DePaul Concert Hall: Berg's Altenberg Lieder, with ensemble 20+ and conductor Michael Lewanski. http://music.depaul.edu/NewsAndEvents/NewsandEventsCalenda/index.asp

April 24

7:30, Ganz Hall: Chicago Chamber Musicians Composer Perspectives series salutes John Corigliano. http://www.chicagochambermusic.org/tickets/2012-13ComposerPerspectives.htm

April 13-14

7:30, Logan Center for the Arts: Contempo presents Jorge Liderman's opera Antigona Furiosa. http://chicagopresents.uchicago.edu/events/20122013/2013-04-14-200000

April 10

8:00, Orchestra Hall: Julia joins The Emerson String Quartet for Berg's Lyric Suite. http://chicagopresents.uchicago.edu/events/20122013/2013-04-14-200000

February 15

8:00, DePaul Concert Hall: New Music DePaul. John Cage's Four Dances for voice, piano and percussion. http://music.depaul.edu/NewsAndEvents/NewsandEventsCalenda/index.asp

January 30 through February 10

concert tour to Paris and Berlin with the New Budapest Orpheum Society (mid-20th-century Jewish cabaret)

January 28

8:00, Live from WFMT broadcast: works from Mexico and Brazil, with Kuang-Hao Huang and the Spektral String Quartet. www.wfmt.com

January 27

3:00, DePaul Concert Hall: Composer Focus Student Showcase: Arnold Schönberg. DePaul News and Events Calendar

January 15

8:00, DePaul Concert Hall: Faculty Recital with pianist Kuang-Hao Huang (Wolf, Berg, Eisler, Schönberg). DePaul News and Events Calendar

2012 Concerts

December 14

7:30, Wellspring Theater, Kalamazoo: Fontana Chamber Arts presents Julia Bentley and pianist Sarah Rothenberg; works to include Schönberg's Book of the Hanging Gardens and Brahms' Opus 91 viola songs. www.fontanachamberarts.org

December 9

2:00, Harold Washington Library Auditorium: The Latino Music Festival presents Julia Bentley, Kuang-Hao Huang and the Spektral Quartet in a program including works by Manuel Ponce, Manuel Zumaya, Chicago's Marcus Balter, Hilda Paredes, and premiered arrangements of works by Camargo Guarnieri and Silvestre Revueltas. www.latinomusicfest.org

November 19

7:00, Fulton Hall: New Budapest Orpheum Society

November 9

7:00, Burchfield-Penney Center, Buffalo: A Musical Feast presents Bentley/Huang, with special guests LehrerDance (Cage, Morawetz, Caplet)

October 27

7:30, Yale Seminary: New Budapest Orpheum Society

October 22

7:30, Fulton Hall: New Budapest Orpheum Society

September 18

1:00: Recital Series for University of Illinois with pianist Kuang-Hao Huang (Ponce, Cage, Wolf, Poulenc)

September 12

4:30 at The National Pastime Theater: The International Beethoven Project presents Bentley/Huang in an all-Cage program.

September 10

7:30, Ganz Hall: Faculty Recital with pianist Kuang-Hao Huang (Wolf, Berg, Eisler, Schönberg: Pierrot Lunaire)

Sunday, May 13

With the Pilgrim Chamber Players: world premiere of Johanna Bruzdowicz's From the Fever-World (http://www.pilgrimplayers.org/concerts/concertinfo.html#may)
3:00 at Highland Park Community House
1991 Sheridan Road, Highland Park

Monday, April 16

11:00 at the Union League for the Musician's Club of Women, with Quintet Attaca: R. Murray Schafer's Minnelieder

Sunday, April 15

With Quintet Attaca: R. Murray Schafer's Minnelieder at 3:00 at Nichols Hall (http://www.musicinst.org/news-events/event/2011/8/quintet-attacca-and-axiom-brass)

Thursday, April 12

The Outside the Box Festival presents Kathleen Ginther's The River Merchant's Wife, with the SIU Concert Choir and Wind Ensemble, 7:30 pm, Shryock Auditorium

Monday, April 9

Outside the Box at Southern Illinois University: Poulenc's La Voix Humaine with Kuang-Hao Huang, piano.

Monday, March 19

11:00 am, Musicians Club of Women series concert at Union League (65 W. Jackson): Die Sonnette an Orpheus, by Marta Ptaszynska, with pianist Philip Morehead

Sunday, March 18

A Musical Feast series concert (Buffalo, NY): world premiere of Descriptions of the Moon by Nathan Heidelberger with pianist Eric Huebner, and memo 7 by Bernard Rands

Sunday, March 11

Nichols Hall
FourScore Festival: Copland Emily Dickinson Songs, Davidovsky Romancero

Friday, Feb. 17

8:00 pm, New Music DePaul, DePaul Concert Hall
World premiere of Kurt Westerberg's Vision and Prayer Parts One and Two

Thursday, February 9

7:30 Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL
Chicago College of Performing Arts Recital with pianist Kuang-Hao Huang (www.khpiano.net)

January 28

3:15 Studio 801 of the Fine Arts Building
Students of Julia Bentley present a program of Lieder for the Pianoforte Foundation Schubertiade

January 13

8:00 DePaul Concert Hall
La Voix Humaine by Francis Poulenc, with pianist Kuang-Hao Huang

2011 Concerts

December 18

5:00 at Concordia Chapel: Amahl and the Night Visitors. A sing-along, concert performance of Giancarlo Menotti's charming family opera, with duo pianists, professional soloists, and holiday treats.

Sunday, December 11

4:00 with the Dayton Philharmonic: Handel's Messiah

December 4

7:30 at Rockefeller Chapel (5850 South Woodlawn Avenue): Bach's Christmas Oratorio and the premiere of Robert Kyr's Journey of Journeys

December 3

8:00 at Har Zion (1040 Harlem, River Forest): New Budapest Orpheum Society

December 1

5:00 at Fulton Hall (University of Chicago, Goodspeed Hall) New Budapest Orpheum Society (Jewish Cabaret)

November 21

8:00-10:00 p.m.: Live from WFMT (98.7), Russian chamber works (as above, plus the lovely Jennifer Clippert on flute)

November 20

7:00 at Concordia Chapel (7400 Augusta, RIver Forest): recital of Russian works with Kuang-Hao Huang, piano, and Blaise Magniere and Cheng-Hou Lee of the Avalon Quartet

Sunday, November 20

2:00 at Lyon & Healy Hall (168 North Ogden Avenue): Pinotage plays voice-flute-harp trios by Britten, Ptaszynska and Martin

May 29

3:00 Symphony Center: Civic Orchestra
Canteloube: Songs of the Auvergne

April 23

7:00 Fulton Hall: New Budapest Orpheum Society

April 11

4:00 Mills Hall, University of Wisconsin/Madison
Contemporary Chamber Ensemble

April 9

8:00 Mills Hall, University of Wisconsin/Madison
Recital with pianist Kuang-Hao Huang

March 22

7:30 Harris Theater: Fulcrum Point
World Premiere of Geoffrey Gordon’s Tiger Psalms

March 21

11:00 Union League Club: Musician’s Club of Women Concert
Garrop: from The Book of American Poetry

March 13

3:00 Nichols Concert Hall: Four Score Festival
works by Chen Yi and Zhou Long

March 4

8:00 DePaul Concert Hall: Ensemble 20+
Kurt Westerberg: Nomads

March 4

12:15 Sherwood Community Music School: Pianoforte Recital
with pianist Kuang-Hao Huang
works by Poulenc, Caplet, Canteloube

March 3

7:30 Ganz Hall: Faculty Composition Recital
Garrop: from The Book of American Poetry

February 18

8:00 DePaul Concert Hall: New Music DePaul
Claude Vivier: Bouchara; Kurt Westerberg: Nomads

February 16

7:30 Eaton Chapel, Beloit College: New Budapest Orpheum Society
Weill: Seven Deadly Sins, Eisler, Holländer

February 12

9:00-4:00 WFMT All-day Immersion: Art Song

February 10

7:30 Gottlieb Hall: Avalon String Quartet
Schubert: Death and the Maiden, Berg: Lyric Suite

January 24

8:00 Live from WFMT: Happy Birthday, Pat Morehead! including Alaska Songs and music for an abandoned warehouse

January 16

8:00 DePaul Concert Hall: Composer Focus Student Concert, including the World Premiere of Kurt Westerberg’s Nomads, Berio Folksongs for voice and piano, Sequenza III, and Chamber Music; Crumb The Sleeper and Federico’s Little Songs for Children; and John Cage’s Aria with Fontana Mix

January 10

8:00 Live from WFMT, 98.7: Extend yourself extended

January 9

3:00 Ganz Hall: Contempo series concert, including George Crumb’s Night of the Four Moons

January 8

7:30 Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago: Extend yourself again

January 8

12:00 DePaul Recital Hall: Master Class on works of Berio, Crumb, and Cage featuring students from the DePaul School of Music