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    Chamber Music Festival Opening Gala featuring Leon Fleisher, Piano

    Presented by at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    June 7, 2012


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    Chamber Music Festival Opening Gala featuring Leon Fleisher, Piano

    :::Rockport Chamber Music Festival:::

    DETAILS:
    Leon Fleisher, piano

    Special guest: Katherine Jacobson Fleisher, piano (Ravel only)
    Join us as for a special celebration to benefit Rockport Music. This unique evening will feature a pre-concert cocktail reception, a musical performance by the award-winning pianist Leon Fleisher, and a gourmet dinner following the performance. Our Opening Night Concert has...

    :::Rockport Chamber Music Festival:::

    DETAILS:
    Leon Fleisher, piano

    Special guest: Katherine Jacobson Fleisher, piano (Ravel only)
    Join us as for a special celebration to benefit Rockport Music. This unique evening will feature a pre-concert cocktail reception, a musical performance by the award-winning pianist Leon Fleisher, and a gourmet dinner following the performance. Our Opening Night Concert has been combined with our Gala this year. For detailed information on the Opening Night Gala, click here.

    PROGRAM:
    J.S. BACH: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring (arr. Myra Hess)
    JENÖ TAKÁCS: Toccata and Fugue for the Left Hand
    LEON KIRCHNER: For the Left Hand (1995)
    J.S. BACH /BRAHMS: Chaconne from the Violin Partita No. 2 in d minor
    RAVEL: La valse (piano four hands)

    Featuring a viewing of Nathaniel Kahn’s Oscar-nominated documentary “Two Hands: The Leon Fleisher Story.”
    The Opening Night Concert Program will include a presentation to Special Guest and Honoree Shalin Liu.

    "Fleisher's performance was a marvel of grace and perception. Runs were executed flawlessly
    and ornaments were touched in with a subtle swagger.”
    - Washington Post

    “The 82-year-old pianist has a reputation for piercing to the heart of things
    with the lyrical insights of a poet.”
    - The Wall Street Journal


    Shalin Liu Performance Center

    37 Main Street
    Rockport, MA 01966

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    Various Options, please visit our website for details.


    General Day and Time Info:

    7:00 PM


    phone: 978-546-7391


    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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