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Piano Concert: Esther Nyberg on August 7th

Please join us for a special piano concert by Esther Nyberg on Sunday, August 7th, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall.

Esther Nyberg has performed at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall, the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage, Chicago Cultural Center’s Preston Bradley Hall, as well as in Italy at the Giovanni Arvedi Auditorium and in Salzburg at the Mozarteum’s Wiener Saal.

As a concerto soloist, she has appeared with the Chicago College of Performing Arts Symphony, the Skokie Valley Symphony Orchestra, and Portugal’s Orquestra de Camara de Cascais e Oeiras. She has participated in several summer music programs, including the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria, where she received the Outstanding Lieder Collaborative Pianist Award, and has performed in solo and collaborative masterclasses conducted by Martin Katz, Ingrid Fliter, Peter Frankl, Bruno Canino, and Boris Berman, among others.

A native of Chicago, Ms. Nyberg holds a Bachelor of Music degree from The Catholic University of America and a Master of Music degree from Roosevelt University’s Chicago College of Performing Arts. She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at James Madison University under a full teaching assistant-ship. Her teachers include Ivo Kaltchev, Ludmila Lazar, and Gabriel Dobner.

With her many accomplishments and noteworthy talent, we are honored to host Ms. Nyberg for many to enjoy the delightful sounds of Bach, Brahms and Beethoven.


Partita No. 1 in B-flat Major, BMV 825 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Praeludium Sarabande Gigue

Allemande Menuet I

Corrente Menuet II

Three Intermezzi, Op. 117 Johannes Brahms (1833-1896)

I. Andante moderato - Più Adagio - Un poco più Andante

II. Andante non troppo e con molto espressione

III. Andante con moto

Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, Op. 110 Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

I. Moderato cantabile molto espressivo

II. Allegro molto

III. Adagio, ma non troppo - Arioso dolente - Fuga. Allegro, ma non troppo - L’istesso di tempo di arioso - L’inversione della fuga


There will be an opportunity to make a freewill offering to support our renowned Sacred Music program.


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