Select Engagements

Wednesday, August 7, 12:15-1 pm  
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series 
Music of Monteverdi, Bellini, Verdi, Strozzi and Pasculli

Alex Liedtke, oboe & Dana Brown, piano 

Seventeenth Church of Christ Scientist
55 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago 

Broadcast live on WFMT, 98.7 

Free admission 

Saturday, September 14 and 21, 7 pm 
Songs from Spoon River
Bellissima Opera

Childhood home (Hyde Park neighborhood, Chicago) of Edgar Lee Masters, author of  Spoon River Anthology 


Saturday and Sunday, October 26 & 27, 2-5 pm 
Operafest 2024
An afternoon of opera one-acts and opera improv 

Roosevelt University
430 S Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 

Free admission

January 2025 (date TBA) 
"Romantic Adventures"
A Faculty Solo Piano Recital 

Music of Chopin, Grieg, Clara Schumann and Enrique Granados Rudolph Ganz Memorial Recital Hall 

Roosevelt University, 7th floor
430 S Michigan Avenue , Chicago, IL 

Free admission

Thursday, July 18, 8-9:15 pm
"The" Dakota Boys

Music of Bizet, Schubert, Gershwin and others 

Matthew Lorenz and Dana Brown, piano four-hands 

Davenport’s Cabaret and Piano Bar
1383 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago 

Tuesday, June 18, 5:45-6:30 pm
Grant Park Vocal Fellows & Dana Brown
Rush Hour Concerts

St. James Cathedral, Chicago
65 E. Huron Street

Free admission
Broadcast live on WFMT, 98. 7

Saturday, May 18, 2024
A Solo Recital

Private home, Los Angeles

December 2, 10am, 2023
The Chicago District Metropolitan Opera Auditions

Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University

November 11, 2pm & November 12, 2pm, 2023
Operafest 2023

Operafest takes place at Roosevelt University, 430 S Michigan, 10th floor library
Works by Handel, Massenet, Giannini and Michael Ching
(same program both days)

September 17, 5pm, 2023
Were I With Thee and Beyond
Michelle Areyzaga, soprano

Canterbury Concert Series,
Dixon, IL

Saturday, February 12, 2022 at 6:30 PM
Embraceable You
Project 88 Concert Series

Dana Brown, piano

Piano transcriptions of Rachmaninov and Gershwin by Earl Wild.

Unity Lutheran Church of Berwyn
6720 W 31st St, Berwyn, IL

Freewill donation / Proof of vaccination required

Saturday, December 11, 6:30pm
Songs of Sorrow and Hope
Project 88 Concert Series

Justin Adair, baritone / Dana Brown, piano

Unity Lutheran Church of Berwyn
6720 W 31st St, Berwyn, IL

Freewill donation / Proof of vaccination required

Sunday, November 14, 2021, 3pm
The Killer B’s
Brahms, Barber, Bernstein and Beyond

Michelle Areyzaga, soprano / Dana Brown, piano

Saturday, October 30, 2021, 2-5:30pm
CCPA/Roosevelt University

Murray-Green Library, 10th floor Roosevelt University
430 S Michigan, Chicago IL 60605

Free admission / ID required at security

Sunday, September 19, 2021
World premiere of Andrea Clearfield’s “A Brush With Our Time”
Fourth Coast Ensemble

Dana Brown, piano

Libretto by Doreen Rao
Painting by Kaz Tanahashi

Newberry Library, Chicago