Keyboard Conversations: Virtuoso Variations


Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, $30/10 

Jeffrey Siegel, piano 

Beethoven’s imaginative treatment of “God Save the King,” Mendelssohn’s “serious” variations, and the 17-year-old Chopin’s stunning variations on a Mozart aria, as well as works by Liszt and the late Chicago composer Sheldon Shkolnik. 

Ludwig van Beethoven, Variations on “God Save the King”
Felix Mendelssohn, Variations sérieuses
Sheldon Shkolnik, Theme and Variations
Franz Liszt, Variations on a Theme of Bach: “Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen”
Frédéric Chopin, Variations on “Là ci darem la mano” from Mozart’s Don Giovanni

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