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Songs of La Belle Époque
Sunday, October 13
5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Museum Members $30; Public $40 Buy tickets
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Experience La Belle Époque, when art nouveau flourished and masterpieces abounded. This special evening features musicians Nathalie Colas, the French-born classical soprano, and Eugenia Cheng, the talented pianist, joining together in a celebration of period French melodies. During the recital, the audience will enjoy Colas and Cheng performing the work of France’s “Beautiful Era’s” most celebrated composers, including Debussy, Faure, Duparc, and Chausson.
Doors open one hour prior to the concert for guests wishing to visit the Museum.
This program is presented in partnership with PianoForte Foundation.
About PianoForte Foundation
PianoForte Foundation (PFF) is dedicated to preserving and promoting the art of the piano in Chicago and creating a vibrant piano community that closely connects audiences and artists. PFF brings excitement and appreciation for piano music to a wide audience through high-quality concerts, festivals, competitions, education, outreach, and public broadcasts. For more information, visit PianoForteFoundation.org.
Image: Eugenia Cheng, left, and Nathalie Colas, right.
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