Master Pianists Series Concerts
Terrence Wilson, Master Pianist
Sunday, November 6, 2022 at 2:30 PM
Acclaimed by the Baltimore Sun as “one of the biggest pianistic talents to have emerged in this country in the last 25 years” pianist Terrence Wilson has appeared with orchestras throughout the world while maintaining an active recital schedule. Terrence will be making his Kansas City debut with works by Szymanowski, Schubert, Brahms, and Stravinsky.
Inon Barnatan, Master Pianist
Saturday, March 4, 2023 at 7:30 PM
“One of the most admired pianists of his generation” (New York Times) Inon Barnatan has risen to prominence as a solo pianist, chamber musician, and artistic leader. Inon will be premiering his critically acclaimed “Time Traveler’s Suite” program in Kansas City featuring works by Bach, Handel, Rameau, Barber, and ending with the Brahms Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24.
Anne-Marie McDermott, Master Pianist
Saturday, April 15, 2023
In a career spanning more than 25 years, American pianist Anne-Marie McDermott has performed in hundreds of cities throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. Anne-Marie will make her debut on the Kansas City stage with works by Bach and Schubert.
Richard Goode, Master Pianist
Friday, May 12, 2023 at 7:30 PM
The Washington Post stated “Richard Goode is one of the finest pianists in the world. Few can match his unfailingly beautiful tone, effortless technical command, interpretive insight and total emotional commitment to the music he plays. Don’t miss his re-appearance on the Friends of Chamber Music stage as he concludes our 2022-23 season!
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Saturday, January 21, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.
POPPER: Hungarian Rhapsody for Cello and Piano, Op. 68
KODÁLY: Serenade for Two Violins and Viola, Op. 12
BARTÓK: Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet and Piano
DOHNÁNYI: Sextet for Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, Clarinet and Horn, Op. 37
Modigliani Quartet and Fabio Bidini, piano
Saturday, April 8, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.
Don’t miss the Modigliani Quartet and pianist Fabio Bidini performing the exquisite Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34 by Brahms!
Doric String Quartet with Benjamin Grosvenor, piano
Sunday, April 30, 2023 at 2:30 PM
Don’t miss Benjamin Grosvenor performing the epic Piano Quintet in d Minor, H. 49 by the lesser known but much beloved English composer Frank Bridge.