Denis Matsuev

Nov 11

3:00 PM

Beethoven, Rachmaninov, Chopin, Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Denis Matsuev, winner of the 1998 Tchaikovsky Competition, presents a program of varied and expressive works including Rachmaninov’s beguiling Variations on a Theme by Corelli. “Matsuev offered Chicagoans a performance both dreamily shaded and ferocious, gigantic in scale and exhilarating” (Chicago Tribune).

Approximate concert duration: 97 minutes including intermission

Program

Beethoven Sonata in C Major, Op. 2, No. 3
Rachmaninov Variations on a Theme by Corelli
Chopin Ballade No. 4
Tchaikovsky Meditation, Op. 72, No. 5
Prokofiev Sonata No. 7

Liadov A Musical Snuffbox, Op. 32 [ENCORE]
Sibelius Etude in A Minor, Op. 76, No. 2 [ENCORE]
Scriabin Etude in D-sharp Minor, Op. 8, No. 12 [ENCORE]
Matsuev Jazz Improvisation [ENCORE]

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This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.