Friday, March 24, 2023

Ravinia on Tour: Alumni from the Steans Music Institute

Gates Open:
6:30 PM
Concert Starts:
7:30 PM
Spring Tour Supported by The Negaunee Foundation


Reserved Seats: $15

No Lawn tickets are offered for this event.

FREE Parking

Public parking is FREE for BGH concerts and is available in our South Parking Lot located at 201 St. Johns Ave. Parking opens 30 minutes prior to gate opening. The West Parking Lot is closed for this event. 

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Spring Tour

Will you or your friends be in the New York City or Washington, DC, areas in late March? Catch this program live at Carnegie Hall on March 28 or the Kennedy Center on March 30. 

More info on East Coast dates

About the Artist

On the eve of a national tour, five Steans Program alumni return to Ravinia with music of intense contrasts. The folk-like patter and coiled-spring harmonies of Bartók are a prelude to Mendelssohn’s last quartet and the quaking agony of sudden loss that filled what became one of his final works. Alongside violinist Miriam Fried, entering her 30th year as director of the Program for Piano & Strings, they also perform music from Mozart and Jessie Montgomery, the resident composer at Steans this summer who holds that same role with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra through 2024.


Miriam Fried, violin and program director
Geneva Lewis, violin
Maria Ioudenitch, violin
Zhanbo Zheng, viola
Gabriel Martins, cello
Sahun Sam Hong, piano



Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Quartet in G minor, K. 478
Béla Bartók: String Quartet No. 2, BB 75
Jessie Montgomery: Break Away
Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 6 in F minor, op. 80

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