Allaert Auditorium, Galvin Fine Arts Center
Frank Almond, concertmaster of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Marian Lee, piano professor at St. Ambrose University, will perform a violin/piano recital featuring works from Almond's recently released CD "A Violin's Life."
Cost: Free and open to the public
More info: Frank Almond website
Mr. Almond is a faculty member at Northwestern University a past Tchaikovsky Competition prizewinner. He will perform playing his 1715 "Lipiński" Stradivarius violin and pieces will include the popular Franck Violin Sonata.
A Juilliard School and Peabody Conservatory graduate, Dr. Lee was awarded a Fulbright grant for studies at the Moscow Conservatory. She made her New York City debut at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall as a winner of the Artists International Award and has performed as a soloist around the world.
Mr. Almond will teach a Masterclass to the Quad City Youth Symphony Orchestra at 5 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 8, in Madsen Hall located in the Galvin Fine Arts Center.
Both events are free and open to the public.
The Galvin Fine Arts Center is located on Gaines Street between Locust and Lombard streets.