Evgeny Kissin

May 13

3:00 PM

Beethoven, Rachmaninov

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Russian superstar pianist Evgeny Kissin makes his highly anticipated return to the SCP Piano series. A performer of magisterial virtuosity and probing intelligence, Kissin makes each of his Chicago appearances a celebrated event. “Inevitably a torrent of applause ensued, swelling to thunderous rhythmic clapping by the time the pianist had served up three encores” (Chicago Tribune).

Program

Beethoven Sonata in B-flat Major, Op. 106 (Hammerklavier)
Rachmaninov Prelude in C-sharp Minor, Op. 3, No. 2
Rachmaninov Selected Preludes from Op. 23
Rachmaninov Selected Preludes from Op. 32

Performers

Sponsors

The appearance of Evgeny Kissin is generously supported by the JS Charitable Trust.