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From Stockholm to Chicago

March 3, 2019 @ 1:00 pm

An immigrant’s journey in music
Bach+Beethoven Experience

A first ever foray into the Sweden for the BBE, this program begins in the heart of the motherland, featuring the court music of “Sweden’s Handel” Johan Helmich Roman, Anders von Duben, and Sweden’s folk traditions. The program culminates with a performance of Dr. Kurt Westerberg’s Swedes in Chicago, a musical biography of his immigrant grandfather’s journey from Sweden to Chicago where he eventually settled in the Andersonville/Edgewater neighborhoods.

Brandi Berry Benson, baroque violin
Patrick O’ Malley, recorder
Kate Shuldiner, viola da gamba
David Schrader, harpsichord

Suggested donation $10 to support the Museum


March 3, 2019
1:00 pm


Swedish American Museum
5211 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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