Internationally-acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Siegel returns for his sixth season at Scandinavia House. Each evening is comprised of informal commentary on the music and its composers, a full performance of each work, and concludes with a short Q & A session
The accessible format enriches audience understanding of classical music for the newcomer and seasoned listener alike.
Schubert in the Age of the Sound Byte
In the computerized (and often impersonal) age of today, the glorious music melodies and incandescent harmonies of Franz Schubert’s compositions have a more profound effect than ever. written 6 weeks before the composer’s death.
The program includes the fiery Impromptu in E flat major, the demonic Impromptu in F minor, Liszt’s arrangement of Serenade – Schubert’s most recognized piece – and the Sonata in B flat,