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ORIGIN: An evening of Greek, Norwegian, Irish & American Art Song, featuring Melanie Burbules, Soprano and Sarah Jenks, Piano
A vocal and piano recital presented by Melanie Burbules, soprano, and Sarah Jenks, piano. This event is free and open to the public.Find out more »
"I’ve heard her perform in public many times, and each time the audience reacted as I’ve not heard since Horowitz took the stage. Had Ketevan Kartvelishvili lived in any era, she would have been hailed as a keyboard giant.” — PAUL HARVEY, JR. Ketevan Kartvelishvili was born to a family of physicists in Tbilisi, Georgia. Her extraordinary talent was recognized at the age of five. When she was twelve, she made her debut performance with the Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra. Ketevan…Find out more »
Welcome to Jazz You Can Feel! Award-winning singer/songwriter Eugenie Jones brings her acclaimed talent and music from her chart-topping new release to Chicago's exquisite PianoForte Studios Eugenie is a fabulous vocal artist, gifted contemporary music composer, and lyricist who crosses all music idioms. DownBeat, JazzTimes & JazzIz applaud this recording/performing artist, described as possessing a "voice that covers words like silk covering precious stones." Her current CD - PLAYERS - peaked at #7 on Jazz Week. Her warm and…Find out more »
The Orion Ensemble will perform along with guest artist Stephen Boe, viola. Program Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart QUARTET in B-flat Major for Clarinet, Violin, Viola, and Cello (after KV 317D) Peter Schickele QUARTET for Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Piano (1982) Robert Schumann QUARTET for Violin, Viola, Cello, and Piano in E-flat Major, Op. 47 Recognized as one of Chicago’s finest chamber music groups, the ORION ENSEMBLE has been performing since 1992. John von Rhein of the Chicago Tribune calls Orion “one…Find out more »
The Music of Howard Savage & Launch of Lorna Book Series: Runaway SleighFind out more »
Piano recital with works by: Granados, Debussy, Lecuona, Chopin and Ginastera. https://anafaupianist.com/ American-Argentine pianist Ana Fau is a graduate of the Rimsky Korsakov state Conservatory of Saint Petersburg, Russia. Her music career started at age 18, performing at the San Martín Cultural Center of Buenos Aires, and the National Radio of Argentina. Her international tours include the Chopin Festival of Corpus Christy, Texas,USA, the Ateneo Theater of Madrid, the Grieg International Festival of Norway, the Velia Festival of Italy, and…Find out more »
Classical & Hispanic Music. Sindy Gutierrez - Soprano. Sarai Buchanan - Piano Sarai Buchanan - Piano Sarai Buchanan has performed around the world as a soloist and collaborative artist. She has appeared at numerous international music festivals, including the International Music Academies in Cremona, Italy and Regensburg, Germany; the Orfeo Music Festival in Vipiteno, Italy; and the American Fine Arts Festival in the Republic of Georgia. In 2016 she formed Duo Raíz with Mexican-born guitarist Andrea Salcedo, and held their…Find out more »
The Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago presents a CineConcert featuring the groundbreaking 1911 silent film L’Inferno, accompanied live by Stefano Maccagno (piano) and Furio Di Castri (double bass) on the mesmerizing musical score composed by Maestro Maccagno.Find out more »
Program F. Chopin, Nocturnes Op. 9 No. 1 and 2 F. Chopin, Ballade Op. 23 F. Chopin, Fantaisie - Impromptu --- C. Debussy, Estampes (Pagodes, Le soirée dans Grenade, Jardins sous la pluie) S. Prokofiev, Sonata Op. 14 (Allegro ma non troppo, Scherzo, Andante, Vivace) Giuliano Adorno, who graduated in Piano under the guidance of Maestro Antonio Di Cristofano, specialized in Paris at the Ecole Normale "A. Cortot ”and later in Madrid with Maestro Leonel Morales. He has obtained…Find out more »
Isabelle Olivier just released a solo album ‘Smile’, and celebrates her 30 years of performing. Isabelle Olivier is a jazzwoman and harpist with a strong musical personality. She brings a wave of freshness and novelty to the international artistic world with her surprising and unique instrument. She has composed, arranged, and recorded eleven albums and a DVD and managed to develop a very distinctive style with her research based on combining acoustic and electronic sounds. Her musical identity revolves around…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.