American pianist Jeffrey Siegel has been a soloist with the world’s great orchestras and has collaborated with many of the pre-eminent conductors of our time. He has performed his Keyboard Conversations® at the Harris Center every year since the facility opened; the reasons for this are instantly obvious. In presenting these “concerts with lively commentary,” Mr. Siegel offers comments on the work, the composer, even the times in which the work was composed, and then gives a virtuosic performance of a piano masterpiece. A lively Q&A concludes the concert. His presentations enrich the listening experience for the avid music lover as well as provide an inviting, instantly accessible introduction to great music for those new to classical music. “An achievement of a sort seldom heard” (New York Times).
The Splendor of Schubert
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Beloved melodies—Ave Maria, Serenade, the Trout and Sonata in A, D. 664
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
How great composers stunningly dress up familiar tunes! Mendelssohn, Liszt, Chopin, and others.
Keys to the Classics
Sunday, June 25, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Haydn's boisterous, humorous Sonata in D, Mozart's deeply affecting Rondo in A Minor as well as his famous Rondo alla turca, and Beethoven's popular, tempestuous Sonata Pathatique.
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Students with ID $9
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2 hour, 30 minutes; with intermission