Shai Wosner, piano

Friday, December 02, 2022 - 7:30 pm
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street Learn More

$30.00 per ticket

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About This Performance

This concert is supported by Elaine Kligerman, with additional support from Marsha Gray and the Adele and John Gray Fund in honor of Gideon Paz.

Hailed for his “heartfelt, communicative artistry” (Classics Today), Shai Wosner connects Beethoven with newly commissioned works in a recital of variations written 200 years apart. Exploring themes of transformation, this recital is “a showcase for Wosner’s variety of touch at the keyboard, and for the different musical worlds he creates” (NPR).

Beethoven: Sonatina in G Major, Op. 79
Variations on a Theme of FDR (Phila Premieres/PCMS Co-Commissions):
Derek Bermel: Little Memories
John Harbison: Passage
Wang Lu: Lacuna
Vijay Iyer: Plinth (for Kwame Ture)
Beethoven: Bagatelle, Op. 126, No. 5
Beethoven: 33 Variations on a Waltz by Diabelli, Op. 120

The Artist(s)

Shai Wosner, piano
Pianist Shai Wosner has attracted international recognition for his exceptional artistry, musical integrity, and creative insight. His performances of a broad range of repertoire—from Beethoven and Schubert to Ligeti and the music of today—reflect a degree of virtuosity and intellectual curiosity that has made him a favorite among audiences and critics, who note his “keen musical mind and deep musical soul” (NPR’s All Things Considered).… Read More

Videos

Shai Wosner Plays Schubert
Shai Wosner | PCMS Q&A and mini-performance
WHAT YOU'LL HEAR