Jewel Box Series brings pianist Sergio Monteiro to Northeastern

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Accomplished Brazilian pianist Sergio Monteiro will perform at Northeastern Illinois University on Sept. 18.

Monteiro, who has won numerous piano competitions, including the second annual Martha Argerich International Piano Competition in Buenos Aires, began studying piano at the age of 4. Awarded a scholarship by Brazil’s Ministry of Culture, he earned a Doctor of Musical Arts from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y.

Works selected for performance include:

  • “Mozart: 9 Variations on a Minuet by Duport”
  • “Schumann: 2 Noveletten”
  • “Albéniz: Suite Iberia (Book 1)”
  • “Oswald: 6 Pieces Op. 33 and Op. 36”
  • “Liszt/Klauser: Les Preludes”

Monteiro will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall at 3701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Tickets are $25, $17.50 and $5 and can be purchased at neiu.edu/tickets or by calling (773) 442-4636.

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