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Concerts & Music Programs

  • Join us for a wide variety of concerts and musical events, including our popular Parisian Salon Concerts on the first Friday of every month at 7:30 pm.

    Enjoy our time-lapse video of the Library's piano being disassembled, moved to the 3rd floor, and then reassembled:

  • Parisian Salon Concert
    Friday, September 5, 2014 - 7:30pm
    MultiMedia Department

    After the spectacular audiences gathering for our summer months programs we are now looking to the brilliant start of the 2014-2015 season, our 16th! In September we will welcome not just one, but two Divas! Soprano Genevieve Thiers and mezzo soprano Katherine Calcamuggio, accompanied by pianist Saori Chiba, offering a very romantic recital of arias by Czech composers.

    PROGRAMME

    ART SONGS

    1. Navzdy, Kapralova
    Navzdy
    Cim je muj zal
    Ruce
    Genevieve Thiers

    2. Muzikanti, co děláte?, Folk song
    Katie Calcamuggio

    3. Ukolebavka, Kapralova
    Genevieve Thiers

    4. Sbohem a šáteček, Kapralova
    Katie Calcamuggio

    ARIAS

    5. Za stihlou gazelou, Dvorak, Armida
    Genevieve Thiers

    6. Ah! I am worn with my sorrow, Tchikovsky, The Queen of Spades
    Genevieve Thiers

    7. Dobru noc, Dvorak
    Katie Calcamuggio

    8. Och jaky zal, Smetana, The Bartered Bride
    Genevieve Thiers

    9. This was my mother’s room, Jenufa, Janacek
    Genevieve Thiers

    10. Vám vocích divny zárse zrac, Dvorak
    Katie Calcamuggio

    Soprano: Genevieve Thiers
    Soprano: Katie Calcamuggio
    Pianist: Saori Chiba

  • Parisian Salon Concert - Winston Choi
    Friday, October 3, 2014 - 7:30pm
    MultiMedia Department

    Our annual Piano Showcase Recital presented by virtuoso Winston Choi of Roosevelt University's Chicago College of Performing Arts, one of the most attended evenings at the Parisian Salon Concerts series!

  • Concert and Commentary with Jim Kendros
    Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 7:00pm
    MultiMedia Department

    Pre-concert lecturer Jim Kendros will discuss the Northbrook Symphony's upcoming October 19 concert - a unique take on Vivaldi's Four Seasons, featuring orchestral showpieces by four different composers, one for each season. Jim will highlight what to listen for and delve into the lives of the composers and their times. He will conclude with a mini concert on one of his unusual string instruments.