Duke Performances: Richard Goode

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( Thu., Apr. 19, 2012 )

Page Auditorium, 402 Chapel Drive, Durham, NC 27708


Schumann: Kinderszenen, Op. 15, "Scenes from Childhood," & Kreisleriana, Op. 16, "Phantasien für das Pianoforte"; & Chopin: Nocturne in E-flat, Op. 55/2, Scherzo No. 3 in C-sharp Minor, Op. 39, Waltzes in A-flat, C-sharp Minor, & F, Opp. 64/3, 64/2, & 34/3, & Ballade No. 3 in A-flat Major, Op. 47 (Note: the previously-announcecd Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, Op. 58, will not be performed.)


With his authority and superhuman capacity for insight, Richard Goode may be the definitive classical pianist of the last half-century. The Grammy and Avery Fisher Prize winner sets a new standard of excellence for the complete Beethoven sonatas with his acclaimed recording for Nonesuch, and currently serves as the co-artistic director of the prestigious Marlboro Music School. For Duke Performances, Goode brings ... a program including Schumann's Kreisleriana— a wonderfully dramatic work dedicated to Chopin — and Chopin's final piano sonata, his most ambitious attempt at the form.

Related event: A conversation between Richard Goode and Duke professor R. Larry Todd on Wednesday, April 18, at 6:30 pm at the First Presbyterian Church at 305 E. Main Street in downtown Durham.  Free.


$46, $38, $22, Duke students $5.

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Piano Recital Series


  • Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 8:00 PM