Poets of the Piano - IV. Songs of Night, Love and Morning

  • Wallace Memorial Church 1146 Greentree Rd Pittsburgh, PA, 15220 United States

SECOND FRIDAY SERENADES: Nathan's 'Poets of the Piano' series now has a reprise performance on the Second Friday of each month at Wallace Memorial Presbyterian Church in the South Hills. These concerts are free and open to the public. Donations benefit the Wallace Music Program.

 

A pre-concert talk begins at 12.30 pm, followed by a break at 1, and the concert begins at 1.10 pm. Come to either or both!

 

Poets of the Piano is a piano recital series in four parts devoted to the pianist as 'reciter' and composer as 'poet' of music. The fourth and final concert presents music of the night (nocturnes), love (serenades) and morning (aubades). 

 

Chopin - Berceuse, op.57

Schubert-Liszt - Ständchen (from Schwanengesang)

Debussy - Serenade for the Doll (from Children's Corner)

Chopin - Three Nocturnes, op.9

Grieg - Morning Mood, from Peer Gynt (transcribed by Grigory Ginzburg)

Medtner - Canzona matinata, op.39 no.4

Ravel - Alborado del gracioso (from Miroirs)