Netflix’s House of Cards composer, Emmy Award-winner Jeff Beal, will be in Chicago next week to perform with one of the most legendary musical organizations in the nation, The Apollo Chorus, which will conclude its 145th season of masterful musical composition with its highly anticipated Spring Concert: American Masters, featuring Beal’s The Salvage Men and Poor in Spirit, during which Beal will perform on the trumpet. The season finale performances will be Friday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E Chestnut St., Chicago, and Sunday, May 7 at 3 p.m. at Alice Millar Chapel, 1870 Sheridan Rd., Evanston. Beal will be available for interviews leading up to the performances to discuss this upcoming collaboration and how he uses music as a healing tool to manage his MS:
- Thursday, May 4 (7 – 10 p.m.) Tutti Rehearsal w/ Apollo Chorus at Alice Millar Chapel
- Saturday, May 6 (10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.) discussion at Northwestern
Beal will also host a presentation and discussion at the Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Saturday, May 6. Jeff will discuss and demonstrate his work as a composer for “House of Cards” and many other TV series and feature films. The presentation is open to the public and free of charge.
WHERE: (May 4) 126 E Chestnut St, Chicago, IL 60611
(May 6) 70 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, IL 60208
WHEN: 7 – 10 p.m. Thursday, May 4
10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Saturday, May 6