Mitsuko Uchida, piano

Thursday, April 02, 2020 - 7:30 pm
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

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About This Performance

Mitsuko Uchida calls Beethoven’s Diabelli Variations “one of the greatest piano pieces ever written.” With its fearsome technical challenges and its remarkable breadth of emotion from the humorous to the visionary, it taps into the piercing clarity and poetic sensitivity of Uchida’s playing, alongside her mesmerizing intensity. “Only a few pianists regularly cross the threshold of mere excellence to transporting brilliance… Uchida can be included in that exclusive handful” (New York Times).

Beethoven: Bagatelles, Op. 126
Beethoven: Diabelli Variations, Op. 120

The Artist(s)

Mitsuko Uchida, piano
Mitsuko Uchida is a performer who brings a deep insight into the music she plays through her own search for truth and beauty. She is renowned for her interpretations of Mozart, Schubert, and Beethoven, both in the concert hall and on CD, but she has also illuminated the music of Berg, Schoenberg, Webern and Boulez for a new generation of listeners.… Read More

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