Duke Performances: Simone Dinnerstein, piano < POSTPONED FROM 1/20

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( Fri., Mar. 2, 2012 )

Reynolds Industries Theater, 125 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708


Chopin: Nocturne No. 8 in D-flat Op. 27/2; Daniel Felsenfeld: Cohen Variations; Brahms: Intermezzo in A, Op. 118/2; Bach: Partita No. 2 in C, S.826; Schubert: [4] Impromptus, Op. 90; & Bach: Partita No. 1 in B-Flat, 825. (This is same program originally planned for January.)

Note: "Dinnerstein's second album for Sony Classical — Something Almost Being Said: The Music of Bach and Mozart — has just been released to widespread praise. All tickets for the previous date on January 20 will be honored on March 2. If you are unable to use your tickets due to the schedule change, please contact the University Box Office at or 919-684-4444 to exchange your tickets.  A handful of tickets remain available." 


In her 2011 Duke Performances collaboration with Tift Merritt, the Brooklyn-based pianist Simone Dinnerstein caught Americana partisans off guard with her marvelous solo rendition of a suite by Bach — a composer whose rigorously precise music she plays with accessible clarity.... After rising to prominence via a self-financed recording of the Goldberg Variations, she now records for the eminent Sony Classical label. This year, Dinnerstein steps into the solo spotlight for a full course of piano music, offering two delightful Bach Partitas alongside poetically tender meditations by Brahms and Schubert.


$30, Duke students $5.

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Piano Recital Series


  • Friday, March 2, 2012 at 8:00 PM