Cal Performances Recital: Andras Schiff, Piano
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The last date listed for Andras Schiff, Piano was Sunday October 23, 2005 / 3:00pm.
Currently at Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall:
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For over 250 years, Handel's Messiah has stood as one of the most beloved works in classical music history. This year, the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra honors the joyous holiday season with a performance of this monumental celebration of faith and the human experience. The orchestra will be conducted by Nicholas McGegan, who has beautifully interpreted Handel's Messiah for over 20 years. They'll be joined onstage by the Philharmonia Chorale and distinguished guest soloists, who color Handel's various movements with rich tones and passionate intensity. Experience the true meaning of the season at this uplifting concert as you thrill to the blazing trumpets, thundering timpani and a chorus of heavenly voices. Learn More
Quotes & Highlights
- "Here was an astonishing demonstration of how to hold a capacity audience spellbound simply by applying the purest musicianship to the purest music." - The Daily Telegraph, London
The great Hungarian pianist returns to Cal Performances for a rare recital! Andras Schiff's recent activities include the creation of his own chamber orchestra, the Cappella Andrea Barca, and increased conducting and recording engagements. But it is in concert and recital halls where his true genius shines most brightly. It is here that a rare alchemy is achieved, a true equilibrium among the emotional, intellectual, and physical aspects of playing an instrument. "Here was an astonishing demonstration of how to hold a capacity audience spellbound simply by applying the purest musicianship to the purest music" (The Daily Telegraph, London).
Program: Haydn/Capriccio in G Major on "Acht Sauschneider mussen sein;" Sonata in E Minor; Variations in F Minor; Beethoven/Sonata in G Major, Op 31, No 1; Sonata in C Major, Op. 53, Waldstein
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