Pianist to perform at Smith Memorial Hall

Ian Hobson, pianist and professor at the University of Illinois, will be performing at Smith Memorial Hall on Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m.

Hobson has played with orchestras all over the world, including the Royal, London and Royal Liverpool Philharmonics and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

In his solo concert Feb. 20, he will play the Complete Solo Piano Works of Robert Schumann.

This concert is part of a series of 10 concerts that Hobson is performing during the 2011-2012 season.

Tickets can be purchased by calling Krannert Center for the Performing Arts at 217-333-6280 or 217/KCPATIX. Tickets cost from $5 to $10.