Poets of the Piano - I. Ballads, Tales and Lays

  • 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. This first program focuses on story-telling music, or those telling the story (Minstrels).

 

Schubert - Impromptu no.1 in c minor, D 899

Medtner - Russian Folktale, op.42 no.1

Rachmaninoff - Etude-Tableau in D major, op.39 no.9

Quentin Kim - Lilies: A Ballad-Fantasie

Debussy - The Girl with the Flaxen Hair / Minstrels

Chopin - Ballade no.1 in g minor, op.23