Transfigurations: Cellist Sophie Shao and Friends
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th, 2019
8:00 PM — 10:00 PM
UConn cello professor Sophie Shao performs a program of remarkable sextets with chamber music legends Jennifer Frautschi and Zachary DePue, violins; Che-Yen Chen and Paul Neubauer, violas; and Fred Sherry, cello. The program includes fantasias by Orlando Gibbons, Arnold Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht, and Johannes Brahms’s Sextet No. 1 in B-flat Major, Op. 18.
Shai Wosner, Piano Masterclass and Heilig Concert
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18th, 2019
8pm Heilig Concert
Pianist Shai Wosner has attracted international recognition for his exceptional artistry, musical integrity, and creative insight. His performances of a broad range of repertoire—from Beethoven and Schubert to Ligeti and the music of today—reflect a degree of virtuosity and intellectual curiosity that has made him a favorite among audiences and critics, who note his “keen musical mind and deep musical soul” (NPR’s All Things Considered).
UConn Piano Day 2019
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26th, 2019
12pm – 10:30pm
Renowned pianists Jerome Lowenthal and Ursula Oppens join piano professors Angelina Gadeliya and Earl MacDonald for UConn’s annual Piano Day. Activities include a master class for classical pianists with Mr. Lowenthal, a workshop for jazz pianists with Prof. MacDonald, a panel discussion on teaching in the private studio, and a recital with Mr. Lowenthal and Ms. Oppens at 8 pm.