Pianist Garrick Ohlsson has captivated audiences around the globe with his dazzling technique and spellbinding fluidity. In this concert, you'll get the experience why Ohlsson is the first and only American to win the Chopin International Piano Competition. This master manipulator of the keys will take you on a musical journey through one of the most majestic and stirring pieces in the classical repertory: Mussorgsky's showpiece Pictures at an Exhibition. Ohlsson will also be performing Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 31, along with works by Chopin. There will be a pre-concert lecture by Beth Sussman.
BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat major, Op. 110
CHOPIN: Barcarolle in F-sharp major, Op. 60
CHOPIN: Étude Op. 25, No. 5 in E minor
CHOPIN: Étude Op. 25, No. 6 in G-sharp minor
CHOPIN: Nocturne in C minor Op. 48, No. 1
CHOPIN: Ballade in G minor, Op. 23
MUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition