Germán López with timple

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Esteemed timple player Germán López will perform on Sept. 16 as part of Northeastern Illinois University’s Jewel Box Series. The performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall on the Main Campus, 3701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.

From Gran Canaria, an island making up an archipelago off the coast of Africa, pertaining to the nation of Spain, López has been performing publicly since the age of 10. He has collaborated with the symphony orchestra of Gran Canaria, and performed at festivals such as WOMAD, Circuits INJUVE and Expozaragoza, among others. As a conservatory-trained musician, López blends the ancient traditions of the Canary Islands with musical virtuosity.

This performance is a part of the Jewel Box Series, an eight-concert professional performing arts series presented by Northeastern’s Office of Cultural Events.

Tickets are $25, $17.50 and $5 and can be purchased at or by calling (773) 442-4636. Complimentary parking will be available in Lot F and on levels 4 and 5 of the Parking Facility.