Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano

Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 7:30 pm
Tickets:  $40; $10 for patrons 30 years old and younger

Our Beethoven celebration continues when French virtuoso Pierre-Laurent Aimard returns to FCM’s Piano Series. Hailed as a musical visionary and an artist renowned for his revelatory insights, he was awarded the prestigious 2017 International Ernst von Siemens Music Prize in recognition of a life devoted to the service of music.

Aimard is known as “. . .a brilliant musician and an extraordinary visionary”  –The Wall Street Journal

Messian: Catalogue d'Oiseaux

Program

  • Olivier Messiaen: L'alouette-lulu from Catalogue d’oiseaux (Catalog of Birds)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp Minor, Op. 27, no. 2 'Moonlight'
  • Olivier Messiaen: La chouette hulotte from Catalogue d’oiseaux (Catalog of Birds)
  • Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck: Fantasia d3 - a4: Echo, SwWV 260
  • George Benjamin: Shadowlines
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 28 in A major, Op. 101

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