2018-2019 Piano Masters Series
The Robert and Marianne Denes Concert
Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 8:00 PM | Chenery Auditorium, Kalamazoo
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2010 Gilmore Artist Kirill Gerstein displays a masterful technique, discerning intelligence, and a musical curiosity that has led him to explore repertoire spanning centuries and styles. A local audience favorite, he has proven to be one of today’s most intriguing and versatile musicians.
His recent performances with the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall have received broad acclaim, and his solo recital this past February at Wigmore Hall drew high praise for this "enviably complete musician" (Classical Source).
|F. LISZT||From: Transcendental Études S.139, No. 7 in E-flat Major (“Eroica”)|
|L.v. BEETHOVEN||Fifteen Variations and a Fugue on an Original Theme in E-flat Major, Op. 35 (“Eroica Variations”)|
|L. JANÁČEK||Piano Sonata 1.X.1905 (“From the Street”)|
|F. LISZT||From: Harmonies poétiques et religieuses, S173 (Poetic and Religious Harmonies), No. 7 Funérailles|
|T. ADÈS||Berceuse from “The Exterminating Angel” for Kirill Gerstein|
|C. DEBUSSY||Élégie L.138|
|Les soirs illuminés par l'ardeur du charbon|
|KOMITAS||From: Six Folk Dances, No.4 Shushiki Vagarshapat, No. 2 Unabi of Shushi. Grave et gracieux|
|M. RAVEL||Le Tombeau de Couperin|
All performances, programs, and performance dates and times are subject to change.
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 8:00 PM
Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 4:00 PM
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