Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano

Friday, February 23, 2024 - 7:30 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street Learn More

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About This Performance

This concert is supported by Elaine Kligerman.

“A brilliant musician and an extraordinary visionary” (Wall Street Journal), French pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard “always curates his recitals with scholarly devotion” (Washington Classical Review). This fascinating recital program focuses on the fantasia, interspersing works of widely differing character from the modern to the Baroque.

Sweelinck: Echo Fantasia, SwWV. 261
Carter: Night Fantasies
Chopin: Polonaise-Fantaisie in A-flat Major, Op. 61
Mozart: Fantasia in C Minor, K. 475
CPE Bach: Fantasia in C Major, Wq. 59/6
Beethoven: Fantasia, Op. 77
IvesThe Celestial Railroad, Phantasy for Piano

Running time: 1 hour and 45 minutes (including intermission)