International Artists Perform in UIC’s Free ‘Tuesday-at-1’ Concerts

The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Tuesday-at-1 concert series brings artists from around the world and from UIC to perform in a wide range of musical styles. All concerts take place in Recital Hall L060 on the lower level of the Education, Performing Arts and Social Work Building at 1040 W. Harrison St. Admission is free and open to the public.

Sept. 11: Elbio Barilari Sextet. Composer, clarinetist and saxophonist Barilari will perform a memorial to 9/11. Barilari is host of WFMT’s “Fiesta” and a UIC lecturer. His compositions have been played at Ravinia, the Lyric Opera, and in theater productions around the U.S. and South America.

Sept. 18: Julia Bentley, mezzo-soprano; Kuang-Hao, piano. Bentley performs with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Lyric Opera, Orion Ensemble, Newberry Consort and others. Huang-Kao collaborates with instrumentalists of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and singers of the Lyric Opera, and is a regular guest of the Chicago Chamber Musicians.

Sept. 25: Anthony Molinaro, jazz and classical piano. Molinaro has performed with harmonica virtuoso Howard Levy and the Chicago Jazz Orchestra, and has won critical praise in the New York Times and the Chicago Tribune.

Oct. 2: UIC Jazz Ensemble.

Oct. 9: Andreas Klein, classical piano. Klein has played at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, and Berlin’s Philharmonic Hall. The New York Times called him “a fascinating artist with all the indispensable qualities: temperament, taste, touch, tone, the four Ts of pianism.”

Oct. 16: Nancy Steltmen, cello; Mary Louise Veltrano, piano. Steltman is principal cellist with the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra. Veltrano has played with chamber groups throughout the U.S. and Europe.

Oct. 23: UIC String Orchestra.

Oct. 30: Peter and Kathleen Van De Graaf, opera workshop. Bass-baritone Peter Van de Graaf is host of the national Beethoven Satellite Network. He has performed throughout the U.S. and Europe, often with soprano Kathleen Van De Graaf.

Nov. 6: UIC jazz faculty concert.

Nov. 13: Paulinho Garcia, voice and guitar, Brazilian music. Garcia performs at jazz festivals and clubs around the world. He has taught at the Old Town School of Folk Music and at Northwestern and Roosevelt universities.

Nov. 20: Victoria Moreira, violin; Rick Ferguson, piano. Moreira and Ferguson have played classical and Latin American music around the world, including WFMT live broadcasts, Chicago’s Pritzker Pavilion and Harris Theatre, the United Nations, and the National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing.

Nov. 27: UIC student concert.

Dec. 4: UIC Jazz Combos.

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