Concerts & Events

Wednesday, October 30, 2019  ·  8:30 PM CDT

Giovanni Seneca & Andreas Kapsalis

World Music Wednesday

4545 N Lincoln Ave · The Myron R. Szold Music & Dance Hall · 773.728.6000

World Music Wednesdays

A weekly showcase of world music and dance featuring the best local and touring talent! Most shows are Wednesday nights at 8:30 PM.

Most World Music Wednesday concerts are free with a $10 suggested donation. TO GUARANTEE YOUR ENTRY MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS IN ADVANCE EITHER ONLINE OR BY CALLING THE BOX OFFICE AT 773.728.6000. Reservations unclaimed 10 minutes before showtime will be released to waiting patrons.

Giovanni Seneca

Giovanni Seneca's solo project is in pure equilibrium between classical and popular styles. Classicism, folklore, and modernity come together and entwine in a fascinating and poetic blend in search of the popular soul of the music. The concert features original compositions by Giovanni Seneca as well as arrangements from traditional Mediterranean music. In each composition, popular rhythms melt together with traditional, classical, and contemporary musical elements. Of particular interest is his use of an Italian traditional instrument the “battente” guitar, an ancient instrument of southern Italian tradition (Campania, Puglia, Calabria).

Acoustic guitar innovator Andreas Kapsalis' unique ten finger-style technique has brought him in front of audiences across the globe, appearing in festivals throughout North America, Europe, and Asia.

This Chicago native is currently touring the United States promoting his third independent solo release "Tributes", which features his arrangements of songs by Queen, Pink Floyd, The Rolling Stones, Santana, The Beatles, Bob Marley, Ennio Morricone, and many more.