Christian Zacharias, piano

Friday, October 16, 2020 - 7:30 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

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This concert is part of the Kligerman Piano Series. You can also Build Your Own Subscription or purchase a Season Pass. Individual tickets go on sale September 8.

About This Performance

Amidst his busy schedule as a lecturer, conductor, and orchestral soloist, Christian Zacharias performs a select few recitals each year. Hailed as “a pianist of ideas” and “a performer who is suited for the world stage” (The New Yorker), he offers a program that includes Haydn’s final piano sonata, which is widely considered his finest, and Beethoven’s first two piano sonatas, which begin his involvement with a genre that he would go on to revolutionize.

Haydn: Sonata in C Major, Hob. XVI:48
Beethoven: Sonata in F Minor, Op. 2, No. 1
Haydn: Sonata in E-flat Major, Hob. XVI:49
Beethoven: 12 Variations from Das Waldmädchen, WoO 71
Haydn: Sonata in D Major, Hob. XVI:51
Beethoven: Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 7

The Artist(s)

Christian Zacharias, piano
The qualities that make Christian Zacharias one of the world’s most celebrated pianists have also enabled him to make his mark as a conductor, festival director, musical thinker, writer, and broadcaster: integrity married to individualism; deep musical insight matched by a sure poetic instinct; a brilliance in communication; a charismatic and commanding platform manner. He first made his name as a pianist,… Read More


Christian Zacharias Lecture-Recital at Wigmore Hall
Christian Zacharias