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Mulberry Concerts: 3-Concert Season Passs for 2018-2019
Salle Pleyel
Chicago, IL
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Kenneth Grigg, piano, performs a total of 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's not longer possible to order a 3-concert series, but you can get tickets to the remaining two concerts of the season. See below.

4. Sunday, March 24, 2018, 7:15 PM: "Music by Women"
A small sampling, across several centuries and nationalities, of the art music produced by women (currently said to be 49.6 percent of the world's population--and in many countries constituting the majority.)

You'll hear works by:
  • Marianna d'Auenbrugg: Sonata per il Clavicembalo o il Forte piano
  • Teresa CarreƱo: Une revue a Prague
  • Margaret Bonds: Troubled Water
  • Sofia Gubaidulina
  • et aliae
Order tickets to just this concert here.

5. Sunday, May 19, 2019, 7:15 PM: "Musique de chambre: La Salle intime"
  • Details of this program of chamber music will be announced as plans are finalized.
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Previous 2018-2019 Season Concerts
1. Sunday, September 23, 2018, 7:15 PM: "The Rest of the Piece"
Have you ever heard a piece of music--such as Clair de Lune--familiar to the point of universality, and wondered what its context might be? "The Rest of The Piece" explores entire works known mainly through their one famous section or movement.
  • Beethoven, Sonata in C-sharp minor, Opus 27, no. 2
  • Chopin, Impromptus
  • Debussy, Suite bergamasque
  • Gershwin, Preludes
  • Rachmaninov, Five Pieces, Opus 3

2. Sunday, November 18, 2018, 7:15 PM: "Etudes"
Etudes by great composers are for virtuosi with finished techniques, and are everything but teaching pieces.
  • Liszt, Feux follets, Harmonies du soir, La campanella
  • Thomson, Parallel Chords (Tango), Tenor Lead (Madrigal), Ragtime Bass;
  • Schulhoff, Cinq Etudes de Jazz (Charleston, Blues, Chanson, Tango, Toccata sur "Kitten on the Keys"
  • Debussy, Douze Etudes

3. Sunday, January 20, 2019, 7:15 PM: "A Mulberry Olio "
Obscure masterpieces, startling juxtapositions, and music that you'll want to hear again.
  • "The Water-Bug: A Pianologue"
  • Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Cipressi
  • Ravel: Miroirs
  • Mozart: Rondo in A minor
  • Tunes by great jazzer Bill Evans, including Time Remembered
  • Chopin: Ballade in A-flat major, Opus 47, and Ballade in F minor, Opus 52
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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.
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Location

Salle Pleyel (View)
1128 W. Columbia Avenue
Chicago, IL 60626
United States

Categories

Arts > Performance
Music > Classical

Minimum Age: 12
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: No

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