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An evening of original works by Candace Nicol that embody the peaceful, neoclassical style of piano playing. Introduced to piano at the age of 7, Candace immediately took to the classical world of Sonatinas and composers like Kuhlau and Beethoven. As the years went on, her playing interests expanded to the more contemporary, neoclassical styles of Dirk Maassen, Ludovico Einaudi, and others. She largely kept piano to herself as a private passion and source of release until 2019 after reconnecting…Find out more »
Program: Partita in C Minor, BWV 826 - J.S. Bach Sonetto 104 del Petrarca - Franz Liszt Ballade - Claude Debussy Sonata No. 27 in E Minor, Op. 90 - Ludwig van Beethoven Two Rhapsodies, Op. 79 - Johannes BrahmsFind out more »
PROGRAM: Suite (Arranged and Completed by Logan Skelton & Hyun Jung Won) by Mozart Overture Allemande Courante Sarabande Menuett and Trio Gavotte Gigue Impromptu No. 2 in F# Major, Op.36 by Chopin Impromptu No. 1, Op.25 by Fauré Impromptu by José Maria Usandizaga Intermission Four Impromptus, D.935 by Schubert No.1 in f minor, Allegro Moderato No.2 in A flat major, Allegretto No.3 in B flat Major, Andante No.4 in f minor, Allegro Ballade No.4 in F minor, Op. 52 by…Find out more »
Constellation (Sound Voices with Ulli Meta Piano) Constellation is Sound Voices' debut concert in which Ulli invites you to transcend your everyday world by entering a meditative healing space. She creates music with her unique collection of instruments, piano, voice, drums and singing bowls. Audiences often find that Ulli's energetic spaces enable them to touch new feelings and to constellate new insights. She leads you on a path that is not defined by space, but by the energy of the…Find out more »
Pianist Kariné Poghosyan has performed in noted venues including Musikverein in Vienna, and released two important recordings with works by Khachaturian on Naxos, and Rachmaninoff & Stravinsky on Centaur Records. During the pandemic, Ms. Poghosyan launched and performed 100 free weekly virtual concerts, garnering a loyal world-wide following and acclaim from the press. On March 30th, 2023, Ms. Poghosyan returns to Pianoforte Chicago in a special CD release concert with the program of her new “Folk Themes” recording on Navona…Find out more »
PianoForte Studios is located at 1335 South Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605.
The easiest way to find parking near us is by using SpotHero. Click on their logo below to be redirected to their website.
If you prefer to go directly to a garage or lot, here is a list of a few in the area:
- 1234 S Michigan Avenue Garage - ParkMichigan Self Park Garage - Entrance on Michigan Avenue - Credit Card Only
- 1255 S Michigan Avenue Garage - Sky55 - Entrance on S 13th St - Credit Card Only
- 1408 S Wabash Avenue - Open Air Lot - Entrance on Wabash Avenue
Street parking on our block is unmetered, but finding a spot can be difficult at most times of the day. One block south of us there is metered street parking. We recommend having a backup plan if you decide to try to park on the street.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where are you located?
We are located on the east side of Michigan Avenue two blocks south of Roosevelt Rd. The address is 1335 South Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605. Our concert hall is on the 2nd Floor.
Where should I park?
Please see the Parking Section above.
Is there handicap access?
We have an elevator in the back of our building. The elevator is keyed and will require a staff member to escort you. If you aren't able to take the stairs please enter the front door of the building and ring the doorbell directly ahead of you in the entry area. One of our staff will be down shortly to help.
How many seats are in the hall? Is seating assigned or general?
Our concert hall seats a maximum of 100 people. We generally have chairs set up for 65 to 80 depending on the event. All of our concerts are general admission unless otherwise noted in the event description.
Can I buy tickets at the door?
Generally, yes. Unless a concert is extremely popular we will have tickets available at the door. You can pay either by cash or card.
How early should I arrive? What time will doors open?
The door open time depends on the artists and how long they feel they need to rehearse before the concert. In general doors will open 15 to 30 minutes before the event start time. We recommend arriving 10 to 20 minutes before the concert start time to get a seat and settle in before the show starts.
Do you have any recommendations on places to stay if we're visiting from out of town?
We have a partnership with the Best Western Grant Park Hotel at 1100 S Michigan Avenue. You can book through this link (Best Western) for a discounted rate.