Cynthia Raim, piano

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 7:30 pm
American Philosophical Society

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall,
427 Chestnut Street
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$20.00 per ticket

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About This Performance

We proudly open our 34th Season with a world-class artist making her 42nd appearance on our series. Cynthia Raim’s wonderfully-crafted recital concludes with Schumann’s early masterpiece: Carnaval, Op. 9, a colorful suite that Franz Liszt assessed as “one of the greatest works I know.”

Beethoven: Six Variations in F Major, Op. 34
Debussy: Children’s Corner
Brahms: Seven Fantasies, Op. 116
Schumann: Carnaval, Op. 9

The Artist(s)

Cynthia Raim, piano
Cynthia Raim came to international attention when she was unanimously chosen as the First Prize Winner of the 1979 Clara Haskil International Piano Competition in Switzerland, after winning First Prizes in the 1977 Three Rivers National Piano Competition in Pittsburgh and the J. S. Bach International Piano Competition in Washington DC. She has been acclaimed for her concerto,… Read More


Cynthia Raim and Natalie Zhu rehearse Mozart K 365
Sergei Rachmaninoff "Suite No. 2 for 2 Pianos, Op. 17" - Pianists David Allen Wehr & Cynthia Raim
Social Series

This concert is part of the Social Series. Click here to learn more about the free tasting paired with this concert.