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Rembrandt Chamber Musicians Present: All Mozart
Mozart reputedly once said, “Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love—that is the soul of genius.” Rembrandt opens its season by presenting three brilliant works from the genius himself. Program: MOZART: Violin Sonata in E Minor, K. 304 MOZART: Piano Quartet in G Minor, K. 478 MOZART: Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K. 581 Founded in the fall of 1990, Rembrandt Chamber Musicians features three of the most highly accomplished…Find out more »
Suggested Donation of $10 “Across Frontiers: Our Lives, Our Loves” Saudade for piano solo Alexandra Mascolo-David (b. 1962- ) Works of Portuguese poet Yvette K. Centeno (b. 1940-) set to newly commissioned works for piano and mezzo-soprano by young contemporary Portuguese composers* Mulher (Woman) Sofia Sousa Rocha (b. 1986- ) Lua Cheia (Full moon) Sara Ross (b. 1989- ) A Montanha e o Mar (The Mountain and the Sea) Francisco Fontes (b. 1993- ) Separação (Separation) Fátima Fonte (b. 1983- ) Six Appalachian Nursery Rhymes* Jay…Find out more »
Peruvian Music in the 1800’s
Voice, Piano and Guitar Recital Rafael Vivanco started playing the guitar at the age of 11 in Peru. He went on to complete his Bachelor of Music degree in classical guitar performance at the University of British Columbia in Canada, and his Master's at Roosevelt University in Chicago. Rafael was sponsored to perform and teach in the US for over 10 years by Jim Scoglieti of Sherry Brener, the Spanish guitar importer and Guitarra Magazine editor that collaborated with icons such as Andres Segovia. Rafael has…Find out more »
Keymore Festival: Inaugural Concert
Program: Aeryn Jade Santillan: weathering. (world premiere) *2022 Keymore Commissioned Work* Shi-An Costello: Piano Parents (2022) for piano and recorded voices Shi-An Costello: encores for piano (2020) Performers: Shi-An Costello, piano Francis Yun, piano About the works: Aeryn Jade Santillan’s new work, weathering. will incorporate themes of nature, pollution and the idea of home. Santillan’s new work marks the Festival’s very first Keymore Commissioned Work. Shi-An Costello’s Piano Parents (2022) features voice memo recordings of parents reflecting on the experience…Find out more »
Neoclassical Piano Evening w/Candace Nicol
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 »
Benjamin Gamze Piano Recital
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 »
Julia Siciliano Piano Recital
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 »
Directly From Buenos Aires: The Legendary Tanguera Christine Brebes to Tango with Winnie
The US Debut Concert of this goddess of tango Christine Brebes & Tango with Winnie cannot be too far from Winnie’s favourite piano in the world, Pianoforte’s Fazioli, affectionately named “Fazi”. Winnie & Fazi have bonded since the epic concert with Ben Bogart - Ben & Winnie - in 2019, right before the pandemic. Now with Christine, Tango is more alive than ever. We will premiere many previously unheard tangos written especially for violin-piano, followed by some traditional tangos performed with Winnie’s…Find out more »
Ulli Meta | Piano
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 »
“Benefit Piano Concert” tribute to Astor Piazzolla by Julieta Iglesias
Argentine pianist Julieta Iglesias will be performing a tribute to Astor Piazzolla at PianoForte Chicago. As part of her tour in the US, Julieta will be making a very special stop in Chicago to help children in Argentina. All proceeds from the piano concert will be going to the Argentina Chicago Foundation to help finance educational projects in disadvantaged schools in Argentina during the period 2023-2024. Julieta Iglesias, Pianist Julieta is an Argentine pianist based in London. She started her…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.