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Paul Lewis, piano

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 8:00 PM (Add to calendar)

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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  • Paul Lewis - Schubert

$30.00

A great piano recital is chamber music in its purest form, intimate yet universal. In the hands of a master such as Paul Lewis, it can be a transcendent experience and a personal sharing of ideas and emotions. A protégé of Alfred Brendel, Lewis shares his mentor’s affinity for Austro-German repertoire, revealing melancholy beauty and emotional ambiguity with a “fine balance of Olympian poise and emotional engagement” (Chicago Tribune). His keen musical sensitivity and profound interpretive finesse ensure a solo recital that is not to be missed.

Beethoven: Eleven Bagatelles, Op. 119
Haydn: Piano Sonata in E-flat Major, Hob. XVI:49
Haydn: Piano Sonata in B Minor, Hob. XVI:32
Brahms: 4 Klavierstücke, Op. 119

 

This performance features a free pre-concert lecture starting at 6:45 PM with Jeffrey Kallberg

Paul Lewis, piano

Paul Lewis is internationally recognized as one of the leading pianists of his generation. His many awards have included the Royal Philharmonic Society’s Instrumentalist of the Year Award, the South Bank Show Classical Music Award, the Diapason d’or de l’annee, two successive Edison awards, the 25th Premio Internazionale Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena, the "Preis Der.

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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.  All…more info