Internationally-acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Siegel returns to Scandinavia House for his fifth season at Victor Borge Hall. Beginning each evening with informal commentary on the music and its composers, Keyboard Conversations® offers a full performance of each work, and concludes with a brisk, upbeat question and answer session. The accessible, inviting format enriches audience understanding of classical music for the newcomer and the seasoned listener alike.
Love-inspired music by three romantic composers! Clara Schumann’s Romance Op. 11, No. 2 (dedicated to Robert), her Romance Op. 21, No. 2 (dedicated to Brahms), Robert Schumann’s Novelettes for Clara, and Brahms’ Variations, Op. 18 and Paganini Variations, Op. 35, a gift to Clara.