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Shai Wosner, piano

Friday, May 01, 2015 - 8:00 PM

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall
427 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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  • Beethoven: Piano Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 31, No. 3 - iv. Presto con fuoco

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Known for his “keen musical mind and deep musical soul” (NPR), Shai Wosner has been heard in past seasons collaborating with violinist Jennifer Koh and the Miró Quartet. Now he returns to the Philosophical Society for a PCMS recital debut that is sure to offer interpretations of vitality and insight.

Schubert: Four Impromptus, D. 935
Chopin: Impromptu in A-flat Major, Op. 29
Chopin: Impromptu in G-flat Major, Op. 51
Ligeti: Capriccios Nos. 1 and 2
Haydn: Capriccio in G Major, Hob. XVII/1
Haydn: Capriccio in C Major, Hob. XVII/4
Beethoven: Sonata in C Major, Op. 2, No. 3

Shai Wosner, piano

Pianist Shai Wosner has attracted international recognition for his exceptional artistry, musical integrity, and insightful performances of a broad repertoire—from Beethoven and Schubert to the music of today. A frequent recitalist, concerto soloist, and chamber musician, Mr. Wosner is known for imaginative programming that links music of the past and present, for instance the pairing.

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American Philosophical Society

Address: Benjamin Franklin Hall
427 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Concerts at the American Philosophical SocietyBenjamin Franklin Hall is a 375 seat auditorium offering plaza level and balcony seating.  All concerts at this venue are general admission seating.  Doors open 30 minutes prior to the performance. There are many historic elements to the building.  Designed in the Italianate style, it features a visually striking white marble façade and an impressive collection of paintings.…more info