Rudolph Ganz Festival: Music By Ganz and Friends

Sunday  24 February  2019  2:30 PM    Sunday  24 February  2019 4:30 PM
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2:30 p.m. recital; 4 p.m. reception
• Michelle Areyzaga, soprano
• Justin Horvath-Adair, baritone
• MingHuan Xu, violin
• Dana Brown, Winston Choi, and Kuang-Hao Huang, piano
• Charles Tomlinson Griffes: Four Roman Sketches, Op. 7
• Maurice Ravel: Histoires naturelles
Rudolph Ganz: If Roses Never Bloomed Again (dedicated to Esther LaBerge-Ganz)
Rudolph Ganz: Three Songs
• Claude Debussy: Sonata for Violin and Piano in G Minor, L. 140
• Béla Bartók: Four Slovak Folk Songs
Join us as we celebrate the musical legacy and contributions of Rudolph Ganz (1877-1972). This performance, featuring Chicago College of Performing Arts faculty and alumni, is the first in a series of three concerts scheduled to take place this spring.
This event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required but seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Guests without a Roosevelt ID will need to show a photo ID to enter campus. For more information or questions, call 312-341-2352.
** More about the three-concert series **
Recitals will feature Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, and Contemporary music, including pieces by Rudolph Ganz, some of which have never been recorded commercially and are seldom performed. Other composers featured are contemporaries of Rudolph Ganz and those he knew personally, including Maurice Ravel, Claude Debussy, Béla Bartók, Frank Martin, and Cécile Chaminade.
Invited performers are donating their talents to this project and include students of Rudolph Ganz, contemporary students in piano, vocal, and instrumental chamber music.
Subsequent performances will be at the Newberry Library on Saturday, March 23 at 2:30 p.m., and at PianoForte Studios on Sunday, April 28 at 2:30 p.m. This series is a collaboration among Roosevelt University's Chicago College of Performing Arts, the Newberry Library, and the PianoForte Foundation, and is made possible, in part, through the support of the Ganz Family and a generous grant from the Swiss Benevolent Society of Chicago. For additional information about the entire Rudolph Ganz Festival 2019, visit

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Ganz Hall @ Roosevelt University
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Ganz Hall @ Roosevelt University
East Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America