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Featuring Guest Artist, Pierre Goy, with Audrey Axinn, Maria Rose and Yi-heng Yang

Date: Sunday, May 27, 2018
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Doctorow Center for the Arts • 7971 Main Street, Village of Hunter

Tickets Purchased Ahead: $25; $20 seniors; $7 students
At the Door: $30; $25 seniors; $7 students

CLICK HERE to purchase tickets, or call 518 263 2063

Romance and Glamour: A 19th-Century Piano Soirée

This concert will feature different pianos, from a late-18th century Viennese piano to French and English pianos from the Romantic era. Works by Frederic Chopin will be performed by Pierre Goy, a specialist in 19th-century performance practice, invoking the intimacy of the Paris salon of Chopin’s time. Also included are works by Mozart, Hélène de Montgeroult and Fanny Mendelssohn.

The concert opens a week-long workshop with masterclasses, lectures, and performances on piano performance practice.

Pierre Goy has become known as a one of the most versatile and thoughtful performers on historical instruments. Having studied with prominent European teachers, including Fausto Zadra, Esther Yellin, and Vlado Perlemuter, he is equally at home playing Romantic virtuoso repertoire as 18th-century music for the harpsichord and clavichord. His discography includes piano music by Chopin, Liszt, and Mozart, as well as harpsichord music by A.L. Couperin.

Audrey Axinn is a faculty member at The Julliard School and The Mannes School of Music. A sensitive and vibrant performer, she has played solo and collaborative recitals at many venues throughout North America and Europe. Ms. Axinn holds a doctorate from The Juilliard School, as well as degrees from Thru Curtis Institute of Music and Manhattan School of Music.

Maria van Epenhuysen Rose, a native of the Netherlands, is an active performer on historical pianos. In addition to performance degrees from the Netherlands and England, she has a PhD in Musicology from New York University and has written many articles on piano performance practice and has recorded many works on period instruments.

Yi-heng Yang is a dynamic and versatile collaborator and soloist on modern and historical keyboards. Ms. Yang holds a doctorate in piano performance from The Juilliard School, where she is on the faculty of the Evening Division. She also holds a Masters of Fortepiano from the Amsterdam Conservatory.

 

 

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