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Joyous Beethoven: Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel, At Scandinavia House
Thursday March 14, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm$20 – $25
Internationally acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Siegel celebrates the tenth season of his ever-popular Keyboard Conversations® series at Scandinavia House. Each evening comprises an informal commentary on the music and its composers, a full performance of each work, and a short Q & A session. The accessible format enables audiences to build an understanding of classical music whether newcomer or seasoned listener.
This season includes concerts on Thursday, March 14 and Thursday, May 2, 2019.
In tonight’s performance, Siegel presents some of Beethoven’s most personal and uplifting compositions, including the rousing Polonaise, Opus 89; the virtuoso Rage Over a Lost Penny; the “Theresa” Sonata, Opus 78; and the Farewell Sonata, Opus 81a. Find out about the stories behind the compositions and what they meant to Beethoven.