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Paul Smith Piano Concert

March 31, 2019 @ 7:00 pm PDT

Emeritus faculty member Paul Smith presents his annual piano recital to benefit Contemporary Opera Marin.  This year: J.S. Bach’s Partita No. 1, a far-ranging exploration of the keyboard suite style of the time; Franz Schubert’s Sonata in A major, Opus 120, an enchantingly lilting work; Frederic Chopin’s Fantasie, Op. 49, a far-ranging single movement work throwing off the strictures of current practice to find a new free-form voice.  The concert concludes with Robert Schumann’s Faschingsschwank aus Wien (Carnival Scenes From Vienna), Op. 26, a magnificent five-movement work displaying the full range of Schumann’s inspired genius.

Location:  Main Hall


March 31, 2019
7:00 pm PDT
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