Benjamin Beilman with The Chicago Consort
The Western Springs School of Talent Education and Naperville Suzuki School are thrilled to welcome back alumnus Benjamin Beilman for a collaborative concert benefiting the Music Fund at the First Congregational Church of Western Springs.
About Benjamin Beilman
Violinist Benjamin Beilman's "handsome technique, burnished sound and quiet confidence showed why he has come so far so fast" (The New York Times). He is the recipient of both a 2012 Avery Fisher Career Grant and a 2012 London Music Masters Award. This season, Mr. Beilman makes his Carnegie Hall concerto debut with the New York Youth Symphony in Stern Auditorium; additional concerto debuts this season include appearances with the London Philharmonic at Royal Festival Hall, the Los Angeles and Indianapolis Chamber Orchestras, the Buffalo and Chicago Philharmonics, and the Fort Worth and Greenville Symphonies. He also makes his Carnegie Hall recital debut at Weill Hall in a program that includes the premiere of a new work by David Ludwig, commissioned by Carnegie Hall.
About The Chicago Consort
The Chicago Consort is comprised of the most advanced violin students at the Western Springs School of Talent Education and Naperville Suzuki School, and is widely considered one of the country's premier student performing ensembles. Since its founding in 1983, The Chicago Consort has performed extensively on the world stage. Under the musical direction of Thomas Wermuth, the group has performed concerts and workshops throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, South America, and China. The Chicago Consort has released four CDs, all available for purchase.
A Benefit Concert for the First Congregational Church of Western Springs' Music Fund
Saturday, May 10th, 7:30PM | Park Junior High, 325 North Park Road, La Grange Park, Illinois (map)
Concerto in D minor for Two Violins: Presto J.S. Bach | The Prayer, C.B. Seger featuring Claire Roesler and Vera Masterson
Toxic Britney Spears, arr. Oates | Mountain Spring D. Marshall featuring Anna Smith and Aditi Prakash | Leibesfreud F. Kresiler
The Four Seasons A. Vivaldi featuring Benjamin Beilman