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Chamber Music with Robert Chen | Free Concert

October 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
PianoForte Studios
1335 South Michigan Ave
IL 60605
Chamber Music with Robert Chen | Free Concert @ PianoForte Studios

Join Chicago Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Robert Chen and pianist George Vatchnadze for a recital at Pianoforte’s South Loop studios.

The event is free and open to the public. Seating is first come first serve.


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Sonata in B flat Major, K454

Johannes Brahms
Sonata in d minor, Opus 108

Fritz Kriesler 

Maurice Ravel
Sonata in G Major, Tzigane

Robert​ ​Chen​ has been Concertmaster of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra since 1999 and enjoys a global solo career. An avid chamber musician, Chen has performed with Daniel Barenboim, Itzhak Perlman, Pinchas Zukerman, Yo-Yo Ma, Lang Lang, Christoph Eschenbach, Myung-Whun Chung, Emanuel Ax, Mitsuko Uchida, Lynn Harrell, and János Starker. A frequent participant at numerous festivals including the Aspen Music Festival, Santa Fe Music Festival, La Jolla Chamber Music Festival, and the Schloss Moritzburg Festival, he also has toured extensively with Musicians from Marlboro and is a founding member of the Johannes Quartet.

George​ ​Vatchnadze​ ​has appeared with orchestras and in recital throughout the United States, Canada, Great Britain, France, Netherlands, Finland, Italy, Israel, Russia, Japan, Taiwan, Chile and Guatemala. Among others, he has performed at the Hollywood Bowl Festival, Ravinia Festival, Stresa Festival, and Rotterdam Philharmonic’s “Philips Gergiev” Festival. He has also been a frequent guest of St. Petersburg’s “White Nights” and “Mikkeli” (Finland) festivals. He moved to Chicago to join the piano faculty at DePaul University School of Music in 2014.

PianoForte Chicago, Inc. Showroom: 900 N. Michigan Ave, 6th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611 · PianoForte Studios: 1335 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago IL 60605

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