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Sir András Schiff, piano

Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 8:00 PM (Add to calendar)

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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Sir András Schiff commands international respect as a paragon of refinement and musical integrity. PCMS is thrilled to welcome back this renowned master pianist as he performs a varied and rich program exploring the expressive possibilities of the keyboard. Last season, the San Francisco Classical Voice called Schiff’s recital “among the most memorable in recent SF Symphony offerings … elegant, intimate, playful, dramatic, always sincere and honest.”

Schumann: Theme and Variations in E-flat Major, WoO 24
Brahms: Tre Intermezzi, Op. 117
Mozart: Rondo in A Minor, K. 511
Brahms: Six Piano Pieces, Op. 118
Bach: Prelude and Fugue in B Minor, BWV 869
Brahms: Four Piano Pieces, Op. 119
Beethoven: Piano Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 81a, Les Adieux

 

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

András Schiff, piano

András Schiff is world-renowned and critically acclaimed as a pianist, conductor, pedagogue and lecturer. Born in Budapest, Hungary in 1953, Mr. Schiff started piano lessons at age five with Elisabeth Vadász. He continued his musical studies at the Ferenc Liszt Academy with Professor Pál Kadosa, György Kurtág and Ferenc Rados, and in London with George.

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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