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Marc-André Hamelin

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Classical King FM (98.1)

Performance Dates

  • Wed Oct 17 2018 7:30 PM

Venue

Meany Hall – Katharyn Alvord Gerlich Theater

Marc-André Hamelin's unrivaled combination of musicianship and technique has earned him legendary status as a pianist and accolades for his ability to shine both in the exploration of unfamiliar music as well as beloved classic repertoire. Hear why Alex Ross, long-time music critic for The New Yorker, counts Mr. Hamelin's hands "among the wonders of the musical world" when he performs favorites by Chopin alongside lyrical works by Bach, Feinberg, Weissenberg and Castelnuovo-Tedesco.

PROGRAM

J.S. BACH: Chaconne from Violin Partita No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1004

FEINBERG: Piano Sonata No. 3

WEISSENBERG: Six arrangements of songs sung by Charles Trenet

CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO: Cipressi (Cypresses), Op. 17

CHOPIN: Polonaise-fantaisie in A-flat Major, Op. 61

CHOPIN: Scherzo No. 4 in E Major, Op. 54

 

President's Piano Series generously underwritten by
Eric and Margaret Rothchild

Tessitura Event ID

9382

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