Marcantonio Barone, piano

Sunday, December 13, 2020 - 3:00 PM
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

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This concert is part of the Musical Fund Society Series. You can also Build Your Own Subscription or purchase a Season Pass. Individual tickets go on sale September 8.

About This Performance

We are delighted to welcome back to our series a pianist well known for his consummate musicianship and brilliant technique. Marcantonio Barone’s recital features the world premiere of George Crumb’s Metamorphoses (Book II), a work written specifically for him that offers a broad palette of coloristic effects along with Crumb’s unmistakable musical gestures, and an inherent sense of drama coupled with a magical, suspenseful atmosphere.

Mozart: Sonata in D Major, K. 311
Bartók: Suite, Op. 14
Crumb: Metamorphoses, Book II [World Premiere]

The Artist(s)

Marcantonio Barone
Marcantonio Barone, piano
Born in 1962, American pianist Marcantonio Barone made his debut at the age of ten at a Philadelphia Orchestra children's concert. He returned in 1990 as soloist on the Orchestra's subscription series under the direction of William Smith. He has also performed as soloist with the Saint Louis and Houston Symphony Orchestras, the Moscow Symphony Orchestra,… Read More


Eine Kleine Mitternachtmusik: IV. Cobweb and Peaseblossom (Scherzo)
Rehearsal clip for W.A. Mozart, Piano Concerto in E flat Major, K. 449