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      Mulberry Concerts: 5-Concert Season Pass for 2019-2020 in Chicago

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      September 28, 2019 - May 24, 2020

      Saturday   7:45 PM - Sunday 9:15 PM

      1128 W. Columbia Avenue
      Chicago, Illinois 60626

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      Mulberry Concerts: 5-Concert Season Pass for 2019-2020

      Kenneth Grigg, piano, performs five spectacular concerts in an intimate setting. Mr. Grigg's unusual style emphasizes fluid virtuosity, beauty and variety of tone, and the aesthetic and emotional response of each listener in his audience All Mulberry Concerts are limited-seating events in our gracious Prairie Style home. Tickets include a post-concert wine and dessert reception. It is now no longer possible to order a 5-concert series package, but you can still order tickets to either of the remaining two concerts. Date and time change: Sunday, March 29, 2020, 7:15 PM: "Sonatinas and Sonatas"

      These musical forms have probably produced more masterpieces from more great composers than any other in existence; the program for this recital includes:
      • Beethoven, Sonatine Opus 79
      • Berg Sonata Opus 1
      • Ravel Sonatine
      • Gnattali Sonatina for Flute and Piano
      • selected Scarlatti Sonatas
      • Chopin B minor Sonata.
      Flutist Jennifer Gosack Darwell, a sought-after teacher and performer in the Chicago area, will be our guest artist in the Gnattali Sonatina. (Order tickets to just this concert here.)
      Sunday, May 24, 2020, 7:15 PM: "La Salle intime: Chamber Music"
      Details of this program will be announced as plans are finalized. (Order tickets to just this concert .)
      ===================== Previous 2019-2020 Concerts Saturday, September 28, 2019, 7:45 PM: "Hommages and Liaisons"
      The first half of the program includes:
      • a group of Trois Hommages by Paul Dukas, Arthur Honegger, and Claude Debussy
      • Edvard Grieg's Suite from Holberg's Time
      • Samuel Barber's Nocturne (Homage to John Field) and
      • Poul Rovsing-Olsen's Hommage a Chopin
      The second half of this program is all selected from Liaisons: Reimagining Sondheim From The Piano. Included are eight songs from Liaisons including:
      • "Send in the Clowns"
      • "You Could Drive a Person Crazy" and
      • "No One Is Alone"
      Sunday, November 24, 2019, 7:15 PM: "Music from the United States"
      This program includes:
      • the Aaron Copland Piano Variations (considered epochal and completely unheard-of at the time of its composition)
      • two songs by Mary Lou Williams
      • the Three Preludes and Sonata of Charles Griffes (a neglected genius)
      • the Sonata for Piano by Samuel Barber
      • songs by Kenneth Grigg
      Saturday, January 18, 2020, 7:45 PM: "Words and Music"
      • Ravel, Gaspard de la Nuit
      • Scriabin, Sonata no. 5, Opus 53
      • Michaelides, Scenes from an Enchanted Forest: Four Nocturnes for Piano
      • Ellington, selected songs
      • Liszt, from the AnnĂ©es de Pelerinage: Eglogue, Canzonetta del Salvator Rosa, Sonetto 104 del Petrarca, Au bord d'une source
      • Cage, 4:33
      ===================== Kenneth Grigg has concertized throughout the United States, Australia, Canada, and Italy; he attended the North Carolina School of the Arts, attended Oberlin College from which he received bachelor's degrees in piano and English (with a minor in history), and holds a master's degree in piano from the University of Texas, where he completed all course work for a DMA. Mr. Grigg is active as recitalist, coach, teacher, chamber musician, collaborative pianist, and clinician; he is a member of the duo Senza Misura (with Catherine LeGrand). Mr. Grigg has toured with the Oberlin Choir, the Arius Chamber Players, the Virginia Opera, Eurythmy, and has prepared projects ranging from Peter Brook's Marat/Sade (the Governor's School of North Carolina) to Arnold Schoenberg's Moses und Aron (Opera de Lyon). Mr. Grigg's professional travels have taken him to Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, England, France, Gibraltar, Greece, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Portugal, Scotland, Spain, Thailand, Uruguay, and Wales.

      Cost: 200.00

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