( Thu., Jun. 5, 2014 - Sat., Jun. 7, 2014 )
UNCG Tew Recital Hall, 100 McIver St., Greensboro, NC 27412
UNCG's biennial Focus on Piano Literature is devoted this year to celebrating the 300th anniversary of the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach's most famous son, Carl Philipp Emanuel (1714-1788), along with his three composer brothers Wilhelm Friedemann (1710-1784), Johann Christian (1735-1782), and Johann Christoph Friedrich (1732-1795).
Scheduled events include two lectures by Christoph Wolff of Harvard University, a lecture-recital by David Schulenberg of the Juilliard School, and a recital by Jacques Ogg of The Royal Conservatory of The Hague; performances by UNCG keyboard faculty John Salmon, Joseph Di Piazza, André Lash, Andrew Willis and James Douglass along with UNCG faculty Ashley Barret, oboe and Abigail Pack, horn, and guests Omri Shimron, piano (Elon University); Gesa Kordes, violin; Stephanie Vial, ‘cello; Jacquie Carrasco, violin; Evan Richey, ‘cello; and Catherine Creasy, horn. Karl Schleunes, UNCG emeritus German professor, will also lecture. Additional events include a master class by Jacques Ogg, a panel discussion with audience participation, and a recital by young North Carolina pianists.
Evening concerts June 5-7 at 8:00 PM. For more details, search "Focus on Piano Literature" on CNVC or click here for a downloadable, detailed schedule of the entire symposium.
Registration: Adults $150, Students $85 (includes three evening concerts)