Nelson Freire: Beloved Brazilian Pianist Performs Live
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The last date listed for Pianist Nelson Freire was Sunday May 8, 2016 / 5:30pm.
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- $25 - $49.50
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- $12.50 - $24.50
Thanks to a recent $8 million renovation, the gorgeous art-deco Bethesda Theatre is now Bethesda… More
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Freire was absolutely phenomenal, piano playing in a grand old style that's rare to hear these days. I especially loved the Mozart piano sonata that he's been playing since he was 5 and played as if for the first time. A once-in-a-lifetime...continued
Quotes & Highlights
• " … in the age … when overt showmanship reaps big rewards and grabs lots of attention, the Brazilian pianist Nelson Freire offers a gentle reminder that decorous piano playing and interpretive depth have an irresistible power all their own." —The New York Times
• “One of the most exciting pianists to emerge in the Rubinstein succession. … This is one of the biggest natural talents for the keyboard.” —Boston Globe
There will be a pre-concert lecture by Dr. Carl Schmidt at 4:30pm in the Clipper Room upstairs from the Shriver hall lobby.
Program is current at time of publication, but subject to change.