Schedule

Pianist George Lepauw’s 2010-2011 Season:

2011

Sunday January 16th, 3pm, Chicago Cultural Center: The Beethoven Project Players, with George Lepauw – piano; Sang Mee Lee – violin; Frank Babbitt – viola; and Patrick Jee – cello. Piano quartet in g minor by Mozart, piano quartet in c minor by Brahms and piano quartet in C Major by Beethoven.  FREE.

Tuesday, January 25th, all day, Saint-Regis High School, Aurora, Colorado: The Beethoven Project Players, George Lepauw – piano and Sang Mee Lee, violin, present Beethoven in music and words.

Saturday, February 26th, 6:30pm, at the private home of Herve and Isabelle de la Vauvre in Evanston, Illinois: George Lepauw performs a recital of works by Beethoven and Liszt.  The evening includes a luxurious five-course dinner prepared by chef Dominique Tougne. $120. For more info, please email mayeuldlv @ hotmail.com or call 708 239 2309.

2010

Saturday, October 16th, Nichols Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Avenue in Evanston, IL. Fundraiser for the International Center on Deafness and the Arts (ICODA). Peformance of the 1st movement of Beethoven’s Emperor Piano Concerto with String Quintet (the Beethoven Project Players).

Friday, November 5th, 2010, at the Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook, IL, 7:30 pm. Performing for the 12th anniversary of the Parisian Salon Series: Collaborating on some Faure songs with singer Claudia Hommel; performing some solo Chopin, and finishing off with a complete performance of Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto with the Beethoven Project Players. FREE

Wednesday, December 1st, 3pm: Live on WFMT Radio 98.7 fm Chicago or at http://www.WFMT.com, or even on the free iPhone App (WFMT) listen to George perform Beethoven’s 1st Piano Sonata live.

Saturday, December 4th, 6:30pm, at the beautiful home of HERVE and ISABELLE de la VAUVRE, in Evanston, IL. Includes beautiful gourmet French dinner and wines cooked by French chef Dominique Tougne (of Bistro 110).  Performance includes Bach and Chopin. $120 per person. Funds benefit the programs of the Alliance Francaise of Chicago. Email mayeuldlv@hotmail.com for reservation.

-Thursday, December 16th, 6:30pm: Beethoven’s 240th Birthday Concert and Celebration with George Lepauw and members of the International Beethoven Project. At the PianoForte Salon, Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL. Free concert (donations suggested at the door) but space is very limited so please RSVP by leaving a message at 312-772-5821 or by email at InternationalBeethovenProject at gmail dot com

-Saturday, December 18th, 7pm: Inaugural Concert and Reception for the brand new recital hall at Grand Piano Haus, 3640 W. Dempster, Skokie, IL.  George performs, Beethoven’s Waldstein Sonata, Bach’s French Suite Number 5 and a selection of Chopin Waltzes and Mazurkas. Free with RSVP: 847-679-9160 or info@grandpianohaus.com

-Tuesday, December 21st, 10am: Live on WFMT Radio 98.7 fm Chicago or at http://www.WFMT.com, or even on the free iPhone App (WFMT) listen to George perform Beethoven’s 21st (Waldstein) Piano Sonata live.

Past concerts:

2009-2010

Friday, October 2, Northbrook Public Library:

1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook, IL

George performs Gershwins’ Rhapsody in Blue accompanied by a second piano.  FREE CONCERT!

Saturday, October 17, 7pm:

George performs Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue with the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Stephen Alltop.  For tickets and information

http://www.elmhurstsymphony.org/Concert-Seasons/Events/default.aspx?EventID=12

Friday, November 6, noon:

at Sherwood Conservatory of Columbia College, 1312 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, FREE concert on the Pianoforte Salon Series

And live on WFMT radio 98.7 fm or www.wfmt.com

Brahms and Dvoràk piano quintets with David Taylor and Sang Mee Lee, violins, Li-Kuo Chang, viola, Paula Kosower, cello, and George on the piano.  Not to be missed!

Sunday, November 8th at 7pm :

At Lily Reid Holt Memorial Chapel, Lake Forest College, 555 N. Sheridan Rd., Lake Forest, Illinois

With the Beethoven Project Chamber Players (Sang Mee Lee, violin – Li-Ku0 Chang, viola – Paula Kosower, cello – George Lepauw, piano) in the Schumann Piano Quartet in E Flat Major opus 47 and Brahms Piano Quartet Opus 60 in c minor.  $20 donation suggested.

-Saturday, November 14th, 6:30pm:

International Beethoven Project fundraiser at the home of Herve and Isabelle de la Vauvre in Evanston.  Dinner, concert, art, great conversations and many surprises!  $150 per person, completely tax deductible.  For more information, visit www.InternationalBeethovenProject.com

-Monday, November 16, 7pm:

At the Pianoforte Foundation, the Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan Avenue, Suite 825. A solo piano recital by George Lepauw in works by Scarlatti, Bach, Debussy and Gershwin.  $25 per person.  RSVP to manu@ufechicago.org or call 312-291-0291.

-Friday, December 4, Northbrook Public Library, 7:30 pm:

1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook, IL

George performs a segment on this series: Beethoven.  FREE CONCERT!

Saturday, December 5, 6:30pm:

Private recital at the home of Hervé and Isabelle de la Vauvre in Evanston, under the aegis of The Alliance Française de Chicago and of the Consul General of France, Jean-Baptiste de Boissière.

Champagne reception upon arrival

Recital of works of Beethoven and some surprises

Four course dinner specially prepared by Chef Dominique Tougne of Bistro 110 accompanied by French wines

A unique experience, $120 per person.  For reservations and inquiries, please email glconcerts at yahoo.com.

The three concerts listed below are part of the annual subscription series at the home of the President of the Alliance Française of Chicago, on Evanston’s lakefront. Individual evenings can be purchased ($120) or a subscription to all three ($300):

-Saturday, January 23, 6:30pm:

Private recital at the home of Hervé and Isabelle de la Vauvre in Evanston, under the aegis of The Alliance Française de Chicago and of the Consul General of France, Jean-Baptiste de Boissière.

Champagne reception upon arrival

Recital of works of Scarlatti, Bach, and Beethoven.

Four course dinner specially prepared by Chef Dominique Tougne of Bistro 110 accompanied by French wines

A unique experience, $120 per person (or $300 for a group of three in the series: 1/23 – 3/20 – 5/1).  For reservations and inquiries, please email glconcerts at yahoo.com.

-Saturday, March 20, 6:30pm:

Private recital at the home of Hervé and Isabelle de la Vauvre in Evanston, under the aegis of The Alliance Française de Chicago and of the Consul General of France, Jean-Baptiste de Boissière.

Champagne reception upon arrival

Recital of works by Chopin and Beethoven

Four course dinner specially prepared by Chef Dominique Tougne of Bistro 110 accompanied by French wines

A unique experience, $120 per person. For reservations and inquiries, please email glconcerts at yahoo.com.

-Saturday, May 1, 6:30pm:

Private recital at the home of Hervé and Isabelle de la Vauvre in Evanston, under the aegis of The Alliance Française de Chicago and of the Consul General of France, Jean-Baptiste de Boissière.

Champagne reception upon arrival

Recital of works by Schumann and Beethoven

Four course dinner specially prepared by Chef Dominique Tougne of Bistro 110 accompanied by French wines

A unique experience, $120 per person. For reservations and inquiries, please email glconcerts at yahoo.com.

The following listings are part of the International Beethoven Project‘s events:

To reserve seats, please call 312-772-5821 and leave your name and number for us to call you back, or email us your contact information at InternationalBeethovenProject at gmail dot com.

The Beethoven Project Trio performs the complete Beethoven Piano Trios this year in three concerts at the Fine Arts Building, PianoForte Foundation salon. If you wish to attend all three concerts, you can purchase tickets to all three at a 20% discount ($120 for all three). Seats are extremely limited.  All other details follow.

Part I: Wednesday, February 10, 2010, 6:30 pm:

The Beethoven Project Trio performs the complete Piano Trios by Beethoven in three concerts.  This is Part I: 1790-1800. Venue: the intimate salon of the PianoForte Foundation, Suite 825, the Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago.  Tickets: $50 ($20 for students).  Complimentary reception after the concert.

Part II: Wednesday, March 3, 2010, 6:30 pm:

The Beethoven Project Trio performs the complete Piano Trios by Beethoven in three concerts.  This is Part II: 1801-1806. Venue: the intimate salon of the PianoForte Foundation, Suite 825, the Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago.  Tickets: $50 ($20 for students). Complimentary reception after the concert.

Part III: Wednesday, April 7, 2010, 6:30 pm:

The Beethoven Project Trio performs the complete Piano Trios by Beethoven in three concerts. This is Part III: 1807-1827. Venue: the intimate salon of the PianoForte Foundation, Suite 825, the Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago. Tickets: $50 ($20 for students). Complimentary reception after the concert.

Friday, March 26, 2010, 7 pm:

A grand Beethoven celebration on the occasion of the 183rd anniversary of his death on March 26, 1827 in Vienna.  The program will feature the Beethoven Project Chamber Orchestra, the Beethoven Project Chamber Players, and the Beethoven Project Chamber Singers.  Venue: The beautiful Nichols Concert Hall of the Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Avenue in Evanston, Illinois.

Tickets are $50 (VIP Reserved limited prime seating on Main Floor ) – $30 (regular open seating on two levels) – $20 for seniors (regular open seating on two levels) – $10 for students and children.  International Beethoven Project member discounts apply.  Please check membership section of this website.

To reserve now, please call 312-772-5821 and leave your name and number for us to call you back, or email us your contact information at InternationalBeethovenProject at gmail dot com.

-Thursday May 6, and Friday May 7, both at 7 pm:

The Beethoven Project Trio’s Debut CD release concert events!  The group performs the major piano trios of Beethoven, including the newly premiered piano trios, as well as the beloved Ghost and Archduke Trios, performed by the Beethoven Project Trio, George Lepauw, piano, Sang Mee Lee, violin, Wendy Warner, cello.  Reserve early!

Venue: The beautiful Nichols Concert Hall of the Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Avenue in Evanston, Illinois.

Tickets are $50 (VIP Reserved limited prime seating on Main Floor ) – $30 (regular open seating on two levels) – $20 for seniors (regular open seating on two levels) – $10 for students and children.  International Beethoven Project member discounts apply.  Please check membership page on this website.

To reserve now, please call 312-772-5821 and leave your name and number for us to call you back, or email us your contact information at InternationalBeethovenProject at gmail dot com.

NEW YORK Debut!  Tuesday, May 18, 2010, 8 pm:

The Beethoven Project Trio perform the recently discovered Beethoven Piano Trios they recorded for Cedille Records, giving the East Coast Premiere of these pieces for their New York City debut. Venue: Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City.  Box Office opens February 18th.

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