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Ieva Jokubaviciute, piano

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 8:00 PM (Add to calendar)

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall
427 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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“However impressive Jokubaviciute’s fingers were in the music’s execution, it is her brain that is most entrancing,” stated the Philadelphia Inquirer after the Lithuanian pianist’s last solo recital with PCMS. Her elegant and engaging playing exudes a signature blend of “essential beauty, balance, and haunting allure” (Washington Post), all of which are sure to be enhanced by this program devoted to the exploration of sound landscapes and fantasy. Of particular note is Icelandic composer Anna Thorvaldsdottir’s Scape, a work performed in total darkness that demands extensive playing inside the instrument.

Mazzoli: Orizzonte
Janáček: In the Mists
Thorvaldsdottir: Scape [Philadelphia Premiere]
Scriabin: Sonata-Fantasie No. 2, Op. 19
Šerkšnytė: Fantasia [Philadelphia Premiere]
Schumann: Fantasy in C Major, Op. 17

Ieva Jokubaviciute, piano

Lithuanian pianist Ieva Jokubaviciute’s intricately crafted performances and ability to communicate the essential substance of a work has led critics to describe her as possessing ‘razor-sharp intelligence and wit’ (The Washington Post) and as ‘an artist of commanding technique, refined temperament and persuasive insight’ (The New York Times).  In 2006, she was honored as a.

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American Philosophical Society

Address: Benjamin Franklin Hall
427 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Concerts at the American Philosophical SocietyBenjamin Franklin Hall is a 375 seat auditorium offering plaza level and balcony seating.  All concerts at this venue are general admission seating.  Doors open 30 minutes prior to the performance. There are many historic elements to the building.  Designed in the Italianate style, it features a visually striking white marble façade and an impressive collection of paintings.…more info