April 2, 2023 @ 2:30 PM| $27 Get Tickets
World of the Piano
Joanna MacGregor CBE is one of the world’s most innovative musicians, appearing as a concert pianist, curator and conductor. As a solo artist, MacGregor has performed in more than eighty countries and appeared with many eminent conductors and orchestras, including the London Symphony and Sydney Symphony orchestras; Chicago, Melbourne and Oslo Philharmonic orchestras; Berlin Symphony Orchestra and Salzburg Camerata. She has premiered many landmark compositions, ranging from Sir Harrison Birtwistle and Django Bates to John Adams and James MacMillan. She performs regularly at major venues throughout the world, including Wigmore Hall, Southbank Centre and Barbican Centre in London, Sydney Opera House, Leipzig Gewandhaus, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam and the Mozarteum in Salzburg. As a recording artist, MacGregor is a veteran of over forty solo recordings, ranging from Bach and Scarlatti to jazz and John Cage.
This performance is sponsored by Crescent Cities Charities, providing educational assistance to promising students with financial need, and supporting charities and community organizations. Learn more at cccharities.org.
Ligeti: Musica Ricercata, op.1 Nos. 1–8
Franz Liszt: Funérailles
Wagner/Kocsis: Prelude from Tristan und Isolde
Wagner/Liszt: Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde
Franz Schubert: Sonata in B-flat Major, D.960
Program subject to change.
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Sunday, April 2 at 1:30PM • Armstrong Concert Hall
Join us on the Sunday of each World of the Piano performance at 1:30PM in Armstrong Concert Hall for a Pre-Concert Talk! Learn about the artist’s program from Shenandoah Conservatory faculty and special guests.
Monday, April 3 at 10AM • Armstrong Concert Hall
Observe the guest artists as they work with Shenandoah Conservatory piano students. Masterclasses are typically held on the Monday following each World of the Piano performance from 10AM to noon in Armstrong Concert Hall. Limited seating is open to the public for quiet observation. Please arrive by 9:45AM.
Accommodations for disabilities may be arranged by contacting the Box Office at least three days prior to the performance.