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Memorial Weekend Special: Guitarist Daniel Lippel Performance

May 25 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Start your Memorial Weekend with a special museum visit featuring live classical guitar music!

Don’t miss our Memorial Weekend special! Visit the museum and enjoy a classical guitar performance!

Guitarist Daniel Lippel will perform a concert of contemporary works for nylon string guitar that integrate new directions in composition into the fabric of the instrument’s repertoire.

Featuring works by Yi-Ting Lu, Reiko Füting, and Nils Vigeland, Lippel’s program will balance vanguard techniques with approaches to the guitar that highlight its captivating qualities of resonance, color, and lyrical intimacy.

About the Artist:

Guitarist Daniel Lippel, called an “exciting soloist” (New York Times) and “precise
and sensitive” (Boston Globe) is active as a soloist, chamber musician, recording
artist, and collaborator in diverse contexts. Recent solo performances include the
National University of Colombia in Bogota, Sinus Ton Festival in Germany, Le
Poisson Rouge (New York), University of Texas at San Antonio, UC Davis,
Lawrence University (Wisconsin), the Cleveland (CIM) and Connecticut guitar
festivals, and the New York,Triangle (N.C.), and US Classic Guitar guitar

He has been the guitarist for counter)induction ensemble since 2019
and the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) since 2005. As a chamber
musician, Lippel has performed at the Macau Music Festival (China), Teatro
Amazonas (Manaus, Brazil), Dutch National Opera, Ojai Festival, Acht Brücken
Festival (Cologne, Germany), Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center, Guitar
Foundation of American conference, and as a guest with the St. Paul Chamber
Orchestra, New York New Music Ensemble, and Talea Ensemble, among others.
Lippel is co-founder and director of New Focus Recordings, and has also
recorded for Sony Japan, Bridge, Kairos, Wergo, Innova, Albany, Starkland, and

General Admission $20

Student Admission $10

Admission at the door $25

Free for IMSS Members


Accessible accommodations include a ramp entrance and elevator. If you need additional accessibility options or wheelchair seating, please contact us at info@imss.org.

Parking and Directions can be found here: https://imss.org/plan-your-visit/

This project is partially supported by a Chicago Arts Recovery Program grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events.

About the Multidisciplinary Recovery Series: The International Museum of Surgical Science supports a commitment to contemporary art and artists through exhibitions and programs that use the frame of contemporary artistic practice to examine new perspectives in medical and surgical science and our relationship to the body. The Museum continuously seeks artist performance and workshop proposals for its contemporary art program. Performing artists can be within the category of visual art, poetry, music, and experimental, among others.

This project is partially supported by a CityArts Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events.

This project is supported, in whole or in part, by federal assistance listing number, 21.027 awarded to the International Museum of Surgical Science by the US Treasury through the American Rescue Plan Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds in the amount of $125,000.00, representing 83% of total project funding.

This project is partially supported by a Chicago Arts Recovery Program grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events.

The International Museum of SurgicalScience acknowledges support from the Illinois Arts Council.


International Museum of Surgical Science
1524 North Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60610 United States


International Museum of Surgical Science
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