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EventGerman Masters of the Piano performed by Mark Valenti
PlaceDANK Haus German American Cultural Center
Address4740 N Western Ave

DANK Haus German American Cultural Center presents an evening of six German masters on the grand piano performed by Mark Valenti in the Marunde Ballroom.

Enjoy of the some of the loveliest examples of early German Romanticism.  During the composition of Variations Sé rieuses Felix Mendelssohn remarked to a friend, &ldquo I've never enjoyed myself so much.&rdquo  

We believe you will as well!


The Program

Arabesque, op. 18 (1839)                                                                  Robert Schumann                        

Sonata in G major, Hob. XVI:40 (1784)                       Franz Joseph Hayden

                        I.                      Allegretto e innocente                      

                        II. Presto

Italian Concerto, BWV 971 (1735)                                            J. S. Bach


                      II. Andante                      

                        III. Presto

Four Pieces (1854)                                                                                        Johannes Brahms

                        Romance in F major, op. 118


                      Intermezzo in A major, op. 118                      

                      Ballade in B minor, op. 10 no.3


Sonata in C Major, K. 330 (1778)                                            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

                      Allegro moderato                                           

                      Andante cantabile Allegretto



Variations Sé rieuses, op. 54 (1841)                       Felix Mendelssohn



Tickets range in price from $12.00 to $20.00 in advance and are available for purchase online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/292782  or by phone at 773.561.9181

All tickets at the door are $23.00


This event is Friday, December 7 at 7:00 pm.  Doors open at 6:30 pm.

Wine, beer and soft drinks available for purchase.  Free parking available at MB Financial lot Western & Gunnison.  DANK Haus is located ½ block from the Western Brown Line stop. 

This program is partially supported by a City Arts Program III Grant from the City of Chicago, Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.


About Mark Valenti

Mark Valenti received his Master of Music from Northwestern University, Bachelor of Music from the Philadelphia Musical Academy and has studied with such notable teachers as Benjamin Whitten, Zoltan Kocsis and Mary Sauer. In addition to giving solo recitals in cities throughout the U.S., Mr. Valenti has performed in France, Belgium, Hungary and Luxembourg as well as for former First Lady Barbara Bush in Washington, D.C.

MarkValenti has performed in recital live on WFMT classical radio. He has also done extensive work in the Jazz field including performances with Gregory Hines, Frank Foster and Al Grey and has appeared on television with Joe Sudler's Swing Machine and singer/actor Christopher Durham.

Formerly Professor of Music at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Xavier University in Chicago and the Loire Valley Music Institute in France, Mr. Valenti currently teaches at his studio in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago and is available for lessons for all levels and all styles.

Start DateFriday, December 7, 2012
Start Time7:00 PM
End Time9:00 PM
Web Addresshttp://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/292782

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