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October 2020

Isabelle Olivier: SMILE

October 22, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
PianoForte Studios, 1335 South Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
$15

French Harpist and Composer Isabelle Olivier is starting a new 2-year project, called “SMILE”. For our Fall Series at Pianoforte, she will welcome you into her composing, improvising and performing process. This concert will be at the crossroad of classical, jazz, traditional, and world music, featuring pieces from various composers, as well as originals. Isabelle Olivier is thrilled to perform Thursday October 22, 6:30 PM. She will share with you her warmest vibes, and welcoming spirit. Seating will be limited…

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PianoForte LIVE Series: Anthony Molinaro

October 29, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
PianoForte Studios, 1335 South Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
$20

Anthony Molinaro is the 1997 winner of the prestigious Naumburg International Piano Competition and one of the most versatile pianists of his generation. Acclaimed for his "edge-of-the-seat brilliance" and "musically imaginative mind," Mr. Molinaro has appeared as soloist with over fifty symphony orchestras, headlined at major jazz clubs throughout the world, and composed and arranged music in both the classical and jazz genres. PianoForte LIVE brings our recital series into your home, virtually, through Facebook and Youtube. Limited in-person tickets…

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PianoForte LIVE Series: Anthony Molinaro

October 31, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
PianoForte Studios, 1335 South Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
$20

Anthony Molinaro is the 1997 winner of the prestigious Naumburg International Piano Competition and one of the most versatile pianists of his generation. Acclaimed for his "edge-of-the-seat brilliance" and "musically imaginative mind," Mr. Molinaro has appeared as soloist with over fifty symphony orchestras, headlined at major jazz clubs throughout the world, and composed and arranged music in both the classical and jazz genres. PianoForte LIVE brings our recital series into your home, virtually, through Facebook and Youtube. Limited in-person tickets…

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December 2020

Livestream Concert: Andrea Silvestrelli, basso, Ola Rafalo, soprano, Andrew Anderson, bass, and Irina Feoktistova, piano

December 14, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Free

Andrea Silvestrelli, Ola Rafalo, Andrew Anderson, and Irina Feoktistova present a live stream concert. Visit pianofortechicago.com/live or our YouTube page to view the concert. Andrea Silvestrelli Andrea Silvestrelli has quickly become one of the most sought-after ‘bassi profondi’ on the international opera scene. Garnering critical acclaim for his debut at the Lyric Opera of Chicago in Rigoletto, the Chicago Sun-Times reported, “There were wild cheers for Andrea Silvestrelli …who brought a terrifying, sepulchral tone to the assassin Sparafucile.” The Chicago…

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January 2021

Daniel Baer performs the music of Carlos Chavez, Frederic Chopin, and Chris Castro

January 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Watch the free live stream of this event by Clicking Here. If you're interested in sponsoring this event, visit the Eventbrite page and purchase a ticket. Program: Chopin: 4 impromptus Chris Castro: Piano Sonata Carlos Chavez: 10 Preludes The New York Times has hailed Daniel Baer as a pianist who plays with “fluidity, warmth, and sparkle” who “achieved the often elusive…goal of putting virtuosity at the service of bigger ideas.” He has performed across the United States and Europe, including…

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February 2021

The Orion Ensemble – Live & Livestream Concert

February 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
PianoForte Studios, 1335 South Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605 United States

Program: Johannes Brahms' Trio No. 1 in B Major for Violin, Cello and Piano, Op. 8, composed in 1853-54 and revised 35 years later, is a deep and mature work that nonetheless exudes youthful energy. Suite for Violin, Clarinet and Piano (1992) by Alexander Arutiunian contains moods ranging from emotionally tense to lyrical. The Verdehr Trio commissioned the piece and describes its final movement as "containing elements of Armenian dance rhythms with their capricious pulse and unexpected irregularities in a…

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Cello Recital with Christopher Ferrer and Eric Weimer – Camerata Chicago Chamber Music Series

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
PianoForte Studios, 1335 South Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
$10 – $75

Camerata Chicago Presents: Cellist Christopher Ferrer and pianist Eric Weiner present an evening of wonderful cello chamber music including Bach, Schumann, Debussy, Dutilleux and Piazzola. A total of 26 in-person tickets will be available. To purchase, visit: https://cameratachicago.ticketleap.com/20210219-chicago/details Livestream only tickets are also available here: https://cameratachicago.ticketleap.com/20210219-livestream/details Program: Bach Sonata No. 1 for Cello and Piano S.1027 Schumann's Fantasiestucke Op. 73 Dutilleux Sarabande et Cortege Debussy Cello Sonata Piazzola "Le Grand Tango" Cellist Christopher Ferrer is Principal Cellist of Camerata Chicago…

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2021 Stars of Tomorrow! Benefit Gala Concert

February 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
PianoForte Studios, 1335 South Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605 United States

This year’s annual Arkady Fomin Scholarship Fund Gala will be held in-person (limited seating) at PianoForte Chicago and by livestream internationally on The Violin Channel. Everyone will receive complimentary access to enjoy this year’s Gala performances! Since 2015, the North Shore Chamber Music Festival has been thrilled to award scholarships to over 40 talented young artists from around the world, all thanks to the generosity of many wonderful individual supporters and sponsors. The AFSF was created by the North Shore…

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Chopin In The City Festival: Matt Gold Trio

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Livestream Concert featuring the Matt Gold Trio: Matt Gold – guitar, Katie Ernst – bass, voice, Greg Artry – drums View the live stream here:

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Chopin In The City Festival: Grazyna Auguscik Group

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Livestream Concert featuring the Grazyna Auguscik Group: Grazyna Auguscik – vocal, John Kregor – guitar, Matt Ulery – bass, Jon Deitemyer – drums, Paul Bedal – piano View the livestream here:

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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:

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.

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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.

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