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Recurring Event Event Series: 1099 String Quartet – Beethoven Summer

1099 String Quartet – Beethoven Summer

Sunday, June 12, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Wicker Park Advisory Council & Garden Club Working In Partnership with the Chicago Park District are pleased to present the 1099 String Quartet – A Professional String Ensemble!  The Event is part of the Nights Out in the Parks Series

SPONSORS – Thank YOUWicker Park Bucktown Special Service Area #33, Mike Payette & George Mariner, Scuola Italiana Enrico Fermi,  Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber, Chicago Signs & Screens, Chicago Park District.

 BRING a Lawn Chair & Picnic and Enjoy!

1099 String Quartet – A Beethoven Summer

Emily Nash, Violin

Matthew Cataldi, Violin

Bruno Silva, Viola

Dorothy Deen, Cello

Ryan Loeckel, Artistic Director


June 12, 2022    11am – Noon

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

String Quartet No. 1, Op. 18, No. 1

I.    Allegro con brio

II.   Adagio affetuoso ed appassionato

III.  Scherzo

IV.  Allegro


July 17, 2022   11am – Noon

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

String Quartet No. 2, Op. 18, No. 2

I.    Allegro

II.   Adagio cantabile

III.  Scherzo

IV.  Allegro molto quasi presto


August 7, 2022   11am – Noon

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) 

String Quartet No. 3, Op. 18, No. 3

I.    Allegro con brio

II.   Andante con moto

III.  Allegro

IV.  Presto


1099 String Quartet BIOS

Emily Nash, Violin, graduated with her MM in violin performance while studying with Almita and Roland Vamos at Northwestern University, graduating early and with high honors. She received her BM in violin performance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign while studying with Simin Ganatra.  Nash has participated in master classes with the Silk Road Ensemble, the Turtle Island String Quartet, Wendy Sharp, Roland and Almita Vamos, John McGrosso, Kurt Baldwin, Rebecca Henry, and the Parker Quartet. This will be Nash’s sixth season in both the Quad City Symphony Orchestra and the Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra where she is Associate Concertmaster and Assistant Principal Second respectively. Emily also subs with the Milwaukee Symphony, Hawaii Symphony, Chicago Philharmonic, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Illinois Philharmonic, Lake Forest Symphony, and the Midwest Mozart Festival.

Matthew Cataldi, Violin, has performed throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe in a full range of solo, chamber and orchestral works. He has appeared as a soloist with Chicago’s period-instrument orchestra, Baroque Band, as well as the Bensenville, Springfield, and Upper Arlington Symphony Orchestras. Matt received a master’s of music degree in violin performance from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in music from Indiana University in Bloomington.

Bruno Silva, Viola, began studying viola in 2004 in his native Brazil at the Escola de Musica de Brasilia.  After one year, he placed in a solo competition and had the opportunity to perform with the Orquestra Sinfonica da Escola de Musica de Brasilia, performing the G Major Viola Concerto by Telemann.  He graduated from the conservatory in two and a half years, a program which normally takes eight years, and then enrolled in the University of Brasilia. He has worked with the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra, Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Chicago Sinfonietta, Quad City Symphony Orchestra, Northwest Indiana Symphony, Elgin Symphony Orchestra, among others. Bruno completed his undergraduate in music performance at North Park University where he studied with Charles Pikler, Chicago Symphony principal viola and his MM at DePaul University, studying with Rami Solomonow.

Dorothy Deen, Cello, is a native Chicagoan and professional cellist, educator, arts advocate and live music contractor for over 25 years. She received her master’s degree in cello performance and pedagogy from Northern Illinois University and trained for four years under the Chicago Symphony Orchestra training program; the Civic Orchestra performance and Merit Music School education program.

Ryan Loeckel, Artistic Director is an active musician, vocalist and arts administrator, and musician contractor based in Central Florida and Chicago. He has played in Principal positions under conductors and composers such as John Corigliano, Louis Lane, Michael Tilson Thomas, and Krzysztof Penderecki in addition to sharing the stage with various artists including Josh Groban, Idina Menzel, Anne Murray, Ben E. King, Barry Manilow, and Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Ryan’s playing, singing, and musical arrangements have been heard on syndicated National Public Radio broadcasts, aboard five-star Holland America Line ships, and during hundreds of performances at professional Equity theaters throughout the country.


Sunday, June 12, 2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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