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Garrick Ohlsson, piano

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 7:30 PM (Add to calendar)

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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  • Garrick Ohlsson - Chopin: Nocturne No. 19 In E Minor

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Acclaimed for interpretations that blend the “gossamer and the athletic” (New York Times), Garrick Ohlsson returns to dazzle us with some of the most impassioned music in the piano repertoire: Brahms’s variations. Experience this modern master as he demonstrates his extraordinary technique in the astonishingly difficult Paganini Variations while shining a light on lesser-known gems such as the Variations on an Original Theme.

Brahms: Eight Pieces, Op. 76
Brahms: Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 21, No. 1
Brahms: Variations on a Hungarian Theme, Op. 21, No. 2
Brahms: Ballades, Op. 10
Brahms: Variations on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 35 (Bk I)

Pre-concert lecture w/ Jeffrey Kallberg at 6:30 pm

 

Garrick Ohlsson, piano

Since his triumph as winner of the 1970 Chopin International Piano Competition, pianist Garrick Ohlsson has established himself worldwide as a musician of magisterial interpretive and technical prowess. Although long regarded as one of the world’s leading exponents of the music of Frédéric Chopin, Mr. Ohlsson commands an enormous repertoire, which ranges over the entire.

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Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Address: 300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

  The Perelman Theater is part of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, located on the southwest corner of Broad and Spruce Streets in Center City Philadelphia. The smaller of the two concert halls in the Kimmel Center, the Perelman Theater is a 627-seat auditorium with seating on the plaza, plaza tier, first balcony, and second balcony levels.…more info