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      Artists from Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute

      Artists from Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute

      Artists from Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute

      Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute is Ravinia’s summer conservatory, bringing together each summer talented young musicians from around the world to make music
      together under the supervision of an internationally renowned faculty.

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      The Lincoln Trio

      The Lincoln Trio

      The Lincoln Trio

      Formed in 2003, the Lincoln Trio takes its name from their home, the heartland of the United States, the land of Lincoln. Praised for its polished presentations of well-known chamber works and its ability to forge new paths with contemporary repertoire, the trio’s reputation as a first-rate ensemble draws an eclectic audience of sophisticated music lovers, young admirers of contemporary programs and students discovering chamber music for the first time.

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      Saar Ahuvia and Stephanie Ho

      Saar Ahuvia and Stephanie Ho

      Stephanie Ho and Saar Ahuvia, piano

      Pianists Stephanie Ho and Saar Ahuvia collaborate as DUO Stephanie and Saar in performances noted for their versatility, elegance and intellectual curiosity.

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      Gregory Partain

      Gregory Partain

      Gregory Partain, piano

      In his twenty-eight years on the concert stage, Gregory Partain has performed as piano recitalist, concerto soloist, and chamber music collaborator throughout the United States, as well as in Germany, Poland, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Russia, and Greece. He has garnered consistent critical acclaim in the U.S. and abroad for his live and CD recordings of a wide-ranging repertoire: “…

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      Weiwen Ma

      Weiwen Ma

      Weiwen Ma, piano

      Program: Frédéric Chopin Polonaise in F sharp minor op.44 Etude op.10 No.5 Etude op.25 No.6 Etude op.25 No.7 Etude op.25 No.10 Mazurka in g sharp minor op.33 No.1 Mazurka in D Major op.33 No.2 Mazurka in C Major op.33 No.3 Mazurka in B minor op.33 No.4 Scherzo No.4 in E Major op.54  Weiwen Ma, pianist, […]

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      Matthew Hagle

      Matthew Hagle

      Matthew Hagle, piano

      Program: Beethoven: Sonata Op. 27#1 Debussy: Images, Book 2 Chopin: Barcarolle Liszt: Tarantella from “Venezia e Napoli”  Pianist Matthew Hagle is a musician of great versatility and depth, whose performances are a rare mixture of musical understanding, imaginative programming, pianistic mastery and beauty of sound. In solo recitals he often explores the boundaries of the […]

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      Yana Reznik

      Yana Reznik

      Yana Reznik, piano

      Program: Enrique Granados “Allegro de Concierto” Bach/ Siloti Chaconne Chopin Ballade no.1 Rachmaninoff Moment Musical in E minor op.16 no. 4 Etude-Tableau in G minor op.33 no. 8 Prelude in B-flat major op.23 no. 2 With charm and elegance, Russian-born Yana Reznik is not only a pianist, but an ambassador and entrepreneur with an inspiring […]

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      Ieva Jokubaviciute

      Ieva Jokubaviciute

      Ieva Jokubaviciute, piano

      J.S. Bach: Chorale preludes transcribed for piano by F. Busoni Ich rufe zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639  Leos Janacek: Piano sonata 1.X.1905 Predtucha – Foreboding Smrt – Death  Tristan Murail:  “Cloches d’adieu, et un sourire”  J. Brahms: from Fantasien, Op 116 Capriccio in D minor Intermezzo in A minor Capriccio in G minor […]

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      iAN&ANi Duo

      iAN&ANi Duo

      Ian Maksin, cello and Ani Gogova, piano

      Shchedrin In the Style of Albeniz (3:35) Ravel Pièce en forme de Habanera (3:08) iAN&ANi duo Ian Maksin It’s not the Wind (variations on a Russian theme) (9:27) Ian Maksin, cello  Shostakovich Three Fantastic Dances, Op. 5 (3:35) March in C major Waltz in G major Polka in C major Medtner Fairytale in A minor, […]

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      Yiming Zhang

      Yiming Zhang

      Yiming Zhang, piano

      Program: Albeniz, Issac (1860-1909) “Triana” from Iberia Book II Beethoven (1770-1827) Piano Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57, “Appassionata” I. Allegro assai II. Andante con moto III. Allegro ma non troppo-Presto Wang, Lisan (1933-2013) Fantasy-Sonata “Black Soil-The Memory of Er-Ren-Zhuan” (2007) Born in Shanghai where, from age 4, he studied the piano privately […]

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      Winston Choi

      Winston Choi

      Winston Choi, piano

      Winner of the 2002 Orléans Concours International and Laureate of the 2003 Honens International Piano Competition, Canadian pianist Winston Choi is an inquisitive performer whose fresh approach to standard repertory, and masterful understanding, performance and commitment to works by living composers, make him one of today’s most dynamic young concert artists.

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      Miki Aoki

      Miki Aoki

      Miki Aoki, piano

      Miki Aoki plays music by Mozart, Chopin, and Gershwin.

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      Jeeyoon Kim

      Jeeyoon Kim

      Jeeyoon Kim , piano

      Program: Kreisleriana, op. 16 by Robert Schumann I. Äußerst bewegt II. Sehr innig und nicht zu rasch III. Sehr aufgeregt IV. Sehr langsam V. Sehr lebhaft VI.Sehr langsam VII. Sehr rasch VIII. Schnell und spielend Reflections in the water by Claude Debussy Movement by Claude Debussy Impromptu in G-flat major op. 90, no. 3 by […]

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      Winston Choi and Sebastian Huydts, piano

      Program: Winston Choi Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) Contrapuncti Nos. I, IV, V, VI, IX, XI from the Art of the Fugue BWV 1080 Sebastian Huydts Padre Antonio Soler (1729-1783) Sonata in C sharp minor R.356 Sonata in D flat Major R.417 (ca. 1772) Manuel de Falla (1876-1946) Fantasia Baetica (1919) Canadian pianist Winston Choi is […]

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      Roger McVey

      Roger McVey

      Roger McVey, piano

      Program: Sonata in C major, K.330 – W. A. Mozart (1756-1791) I. Allegro moderato II. Andante cantabile III. Allegretto Etude no. 2: Defensive Chili – Marc Mellits (b. 1966) Waiting for the Aeroplane – John Psathas (b. 1966) Sonata no. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 36 (rev.1931) – Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) I. Allegro agitato II. […]

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