Charles Fisk- The Carey Concert
April 5, 2009
Thirty-five years ago, piano faculty member and Phyllis H. Carey Professor of Music Charles Fisk gave his first piano recital at Wellesley College. On the eve of his retirement, Mr. Fisk will present the same program as he did in 1973: Schubert's Impromptu in C minor, Op. 90 No. 1, Schumann's Davidsbuendler Op. 6, Chopin's Sonata in B flat minor, Op. 35, and Debussy's "L'isle Joyeuse." The program will also feature compositions by Wellesley composers previously premiered by Mr. Fisk. Charles Fisk was the highest-ranking American in the 1980 J.S. Bach International Competition in Washington, D.C., he was consequently invited to perform at the White House for President Carter. Professor Fisk's New york debut the following January was favorably reviewed by the New York Times and Musical America. He has since performed several more times in New York and throughout the U.S. and Europe, including numerous performances here at Wellesley College.