THU—March 9—7:30 PM
$25 ($20 ASF Members)
Series Pass (4 concerts) $80 ($64 ASF Members)
Internationally acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Siegel returns for his ever-popular Keyboard Conversations® series at Scandinavia House. In a brilliantly polished concert-with-commentary format, entertaining and illuminating remarks precede dynamic performances of piano masterpieces. New listeners discover an inviting, accessible introduction to musical masterworks, and seasoned music lovers enjoy an enriched, more focused listening experience. The program concludes with a brisk Q & A. All questions welcome!
Tonight’s performance “Immortal Impromptus” features beloved works by Chopin, Schubert and Sibelius.
Keyboard Conversations® will continue with “Chopin and Grieg: A Musical Kinship” on April 27, 2023.
“An achievement of a sort seldom heard” (New York Times).
About Jeffrey Siegel
Jeffrey Siegel has been soloist with the world’s great orchestras. Abroad, these have included the Berlin Philharmonic; London Symphony; Royal Philharmonic; the Philharmonia; BBC Orchestra; Moscow State Symphony; Munich’s Bayerischer Rundfunk; Amsterdam’s Concertgebow; Oslo Philharmonic; Royal Stockholm Philharmonic; Tokyo’s NHK Symphony Orchestra; and Milan’s Orchestra of La Scala. In the United States, engagements have included the New York Philharmonic; Los Angeles Philharmonic; The Philadelphia Orchestra; The Cleveland Orchestra; Boston Symphony Orchestra; and Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Siegel has collaborated in concerts with many of the preeminent conductors of our time, as well as legendary maestros of the past, including Claudio Abbado, Pierre Boulez, Sir Andrew Davis, Charles Dutoit, Neeme Järvi, James Levine, Lorin Maazel, Zubin Mehta, Eugene Ormandy, Leonard Slatkin, Sir Georg Solti, William Steinberg, Yevgeny Svetlanov, Klaus Tennstedt, Michael Tilson Thomas, and David Zinman.
A passionate communicator as well as performer, Mr. Siegel also presents ongoing series of his celebrated Keyboard Conversations® in major cities across the United States, including New York, Chicago, Cleveland, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Phoenix, Palm Springs, Denver, Dallas, and Washington, D. C.
Born into a musical family, Siegel has studied with Rudolf Ganz in his native Chicago, with the legendary Rosina Lhévinne at the Juilliard School and, as a Fulbright Scholar, with Ilona Kabos in London. He and his wife live in New York City.
Tickets to this event must be purchased in advance online at the link above. All attendees are required to follow all Scandinavia House safety protocols, including observing social distancing rules in signage. Please read our full safety protocols here.
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