The Glessners and Music
Date: Sat. July 16, 2011
Time: 10:00 pm
Program: Adult Summer Learning Challenge
About this event:
John and Frances Glessner were early supporters of the Chicago Symphony and close friends with its first conductor, Theodore Thomas. William Tyre, executive director and curator, leads an exclusive tour, featuring the original Steinway grand piano and mementos from famous musicians including Paderewski, Percy Grainger, Caruso and others.
Registration Required: Presented in collaboration with the Glessner House Museum. Registration required as space is limited. Call (312) 326-1480 to register.
Note Location: This event will be held at the Glessner House Museum, 1800 S. Prairie Ave.