Simone Dinnerstein, piano
Awadagin Pratt, piano

Wednesday, February 05, 2025 - 7:30 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street Learn More

This concert is part of the Elaine Kligerman Piano Recital Series and the Ensemble Arts Master Artists Series. You can subscribe to these series, Build Your Own subscription, or purchase a Season Pass. Individual tickets go on sale August 1.

About This Performance

American pianists Simone Dinnerstein and Awadagin Pratt have long garnered individual praise for their originality and astounding technical prowess. This recital brings together these two exceptional artists in an exciting four-hand piano program that concludes with an immensely challenging arrangement of Beethoven’s great and inspiring Pastoral Symphony.

Mozart: Sonata for Two Pianos in D Major, K. 448
Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56b
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, Op. 68, Pastoral (Arr. Bagge)

The Artist(s)

Simone Dinnerstein
Simone Dinnerstein, piano
Simone Dinnerstein is an American pianist with a distinctive musical voice. The Washington Post has called her “an artist of strikingly original ideas and irrefutable integrity.” She first came to wider public attention in 2007 through her recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations, reflecting an aesthetic that was both deeply rooted in the score and profoundly idiosyncratic.… Read More
Awadagin Pratt
Awadagin Pratt, piano
Among his generation of concert artists, pianist Awadagin Pratt is acclaimed for his musical insight and intensely involving performances in recital and with symphony orchestras. Born in Pittsburgh, Awadagin Pratt began studying piano and violin at an early age. At the age of 16 he entered the University of Illinois where he studied piano, violin, and conducting.… Read More


Simone Dinnerstein | Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 11 in A major, K. 331
Awadagin Pratt | Franck: Prelude, Fugue And Variation, Op. 18