Past Performances, Andrew Lidgus Salon Series Seasons 3

ONE OF A KIND PERFORMANCE: May 1st, 2015. Paul Hamilton is a career pianist, composer, musical director, opera coach and collaborator. Some of his favorite career venues have been Glinka Hall, St. Petersburg, Russia; Tsuda Hall, Tokyo; Carnegie Hall, New York; Galways Music Festival Galway, Ireland; Ravinia Festival; Goodman Theatre, Chicago. Jennet Ingle is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music. In 2003 she finished as a semi-finalist in the Tokyo International Oboe Competition, an event that is only held every three years, and only 50 oboists are invited. Jennet is principal oboist for the South Bend Symphony, and professor of oboe studies at Valparaiso University. Tony Richards, a versatile guitarist, and an exciting new voice in Chicago music scene. He performed on the soundtrack of “Koentopp,” a documentary film featured at the Chicago International Movies and Music Festival, 2014.

February 12, 2015, Patrick Gemkow, well known singer/songwriter whose powerful compositions and superb vocals have been recognized over the last decade, teams up with Tony Richards, a Chicago guitarist and arranger who has just returned home from a musical tour in Sweden.

12 musicians bring you to a place of “Comfort and Joy” on Tuesday, December 16, 2014. Nine chorus members from acclaimed Bella Voce, cello, piano, all under the direction of Andrew Lewis. Sammi Block (alto), Gina Hilse (soprano), Keith Murphy (tenor), Cynthia Spiegel (soprano), Lyon Stewart (tenor),Natalie Warden (alto), Mark Winston (Bass), Ed Frazier Davis (baritone), Gary Stucka (cello), and Andrew Lidgus (piano).

September 25, 2014, The Callipygian Players, an ensemble of Chicago’s finest period instrument musicians and singers under the leadership of Director and Baroque Violinist Martin Davids, present an innovative and exciting concert of music from the Baroque era. Featuring Martin Davids (violin), Allison Edberg (violin), Craig Trompeter (cello), David Schrader (harpsichord), and Julia Davids (soprano soloist).

Andy Brown, nationally known guitarist is bringing his trio to the Andrew Lidgus Salon Series on July 10, 2014 for a summer jazz and great American songbook event. See this fabulous talent before he appears at the Chicago Jazz Festival at Millennium Park. He has performed world-wide and has worked with many top musicians (including Barbra Streisand).

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Callipygian Players

Callipygian Players