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The Gilded Age with Rachmaninoff and His Contemporaries
Monday, February 24
Adults $35; Students $10
Inspired by Tiffany’s iconic works on view at the Museum this season, Rembrandt Chamber Players brings you compositions from late 19th century composers, like Benjamin Britten, Charles Griffes, Leo Ornstein, and Sergei Rachmaninoff, who were also inspired by the cultural milieu of the Gilded Age.
Throughout the evening guests will enjoy the following works:
Charles GRIFFES Poem for flute and piano
Britten Six Metamorphoses for oboe
RACHMANINOFF Vocalise for cello and piano
SAINT-SAËNS Sonata for oboe and piano
Leo ORNSTEIN Preludes for cello and piano
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for guests wishing to visit the Museum.
Seating is limited. To reserve, please contact Rembrandt Chamber Players, 312 360 3145, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the Rembrandt Chamber Players, please visit RembrandtChamberPlayers.org.
Image: Image courtesy of Rembrandt Chamber Players.
Please note that in exchange for your reservation and/or ticket, you have authorized the Driehaus Museum to photograph, record, film, video tape, or otherwise use your likeness, performance, image, and/or voice for use in general and/or program-related Driehaus Museum promotional materials. If for any reason, you do not wish to be photographed, please provide your name(s) at registration that evening.
Book Club: The Picture of Dorian Gray
Saturday, October 11
Discuss Gilded Age fiction, biography, and history with the authors and historians. Join us for a lively discussion of Oscar Wilde’s only published novel. Read more
Gypsy Jazz: Swing Gitan
Friday, October 17
Back by popular demand! Chicago's premiere gypsy-jazz band, Swing Gitan, led by Alfonso Ponticello returns to the Museum for an evening of foot-tappin' swing played on acoustic instruments in the 1930's-style music of guitarist Django Reinhardt. Read more
Nickerson Lecture: Gardens for a Beautiful America
Thursday, October 30
Gilded Age industrialism brought a new prosperity, but at the price of once pristine forests, rivers, and blue skies, devastated by continental railroad building and factory pollution. This lecture will explore the work of wealthy women and landscape architects to green America. Read more
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