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Bienen School of Music subscription series are back

A diverse lineup of talent from around the world brings eight Northwestern debuts
Yunchan Lim, the youngest ever gold medal recipient of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, will perform Oct. 20 in the Skyline series.

Eight Northwestern University debuts are in store for the 2022-23 season as the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music resumes its four guest artist subscription series showcasing a diverse lineup of talent from around the world.

Entering its seventh season, the Skyline Piano Artist Series Oct. 9, 2022, to May 26, 2023, highlights pianistic virtuosity across six performances. Five of the six featured artists will make Northwestern debuts including the 2021 Jean Gimbel Lane Prize recipient Sir András Schiff and Yunchan Lim, the youngest ever gold medal recipient of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. 

The 26th Winter Chamber Music Festival Jan. 6 to 22, 2023, takes audiences on a journey through past and present chamber music masterpieces over the course of three weekends. Artists debuting at Northwestern are double bassist Xavier Foley, performing with the Calidore String Quartet, Isidore String Quartet and the Horszowski Trio.

The Segovia Classical Guitar Series Nov. 5, 2022, to April 8, 2023, features an array of global sounds from top musicians, this season augmenting its guitar offerings with performances on the lute and a string quartet appearance. Series highlights include a special program with the Bandini-Chiacchiaretta Duo and the Dalí Quartet celebrating the 102nd birthday of Astor Piazzolla.

Through his concerts with commentary, Jeffrey Siegel uncovers the inspiration behind piano masterpieces in a four-part Keyboard Conversations series Sept. 30, 2022, to May 5, 2023.

Subscriptions for each of the four series are now on sale and may be purchased online at, by phone at 847-467-4000 or in person at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, 50 Arts Circle Drive in Evanston, during ticket office hours.

Ticket office hours through Sept. 19 are Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Beginning Sept. 20, ticket office hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday.

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