Historical Piano Concert 6/ The Frederick Collection
Presented by Historical Piano Concerts, Inc.
October 21, 2012
Pianist Manabu Takasawa will play Beethoven's variations on "God Save the King"; Amy Beach's "Hermit Thrush at Eve" and "Fire-Flies"; Gottschalk's medley of patriotic tunes, "L'Union" and Concert Etude, "Manchega"; Thalberg's variations on "Home, Sweet Home"; Liszt's "St. Francis Preaching to the Birds", and Chopin's Mazurka in f#, Op.59, No.3 and Fantasy in f, Op.49. Grand piano by Chickering of Boston, 1862, from The Frederick Piano Collection. The newly-restored Chickering will make its debut appearance in this final concert of the Fall series.