Imogen Cooper, piano

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 6:00 pm
American Philosophical Society

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall,
427 Chestnut Street
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About This Performance

The greatly admired English pianist begins her PCMS recital with an early piece of Schoenberg’s and concludes with compelling works by Lizst and Ravel. The evening, though, is anchored by Schubert’s G Major Sonata, a work of meditative grandeur in which the outward suggestion of a timeless waltz gives way to an expansive and deeply affecting landscape.

Schoenberg: Six Little Pieces, Op. 19
Schubert: Sonata in G Major, D. 894
Liszt: Les jeux d’eaux à la Villa d’Este
Ravel: Jeux d’eau
Ravel: Valses Nobles et Sentimentales
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody in A Minor, No. 13
Liszt: Reminiscences de Lucia di Lammermoor

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This concert sponsored as part of the Elaine Kligerman Piano Series.

The Artist(s)

Imogen Cooper
Imogen Cooper, piano
Regarded as one of the finest interpreters of Classical and Romantic repertoire, Imogen Cooper is internationally renowned for her virtuosity and lyricism. She has a widespread international career and has appeared with the New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia, Boston, Cleveland, Vienna Philharmonic, Royal Concertgebouw, Leipzig Gewandhaus, Budapest Festival, NHK and London Symphony Orchestras. Her recital appearances have included Tokyo,… Read More

Videos

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Imogen Cooper plays Schubert's Hungarian Melody
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