Berman offers poetic recital on April 23

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The Yale School of Music presents a Horowitz Piano Series recital by pianist Boris Berman at 8:00 pm on Tuesday, April 23 in Morse Recital Hall in Sprague Memorial Hall. Praised by the New York Times for his “poetical refinement and intense musicality,” Berman will perform music by two composers who lived and worked in Paris: Claude Debussy and the Polish-born Frederic Chopin. The program features Chopin’s Barcarolle in F-sharp major, Op. 60, the Polonaise-Fantaisie in A-flat major, Op. 61, and selected Nocturnes from Opp. 15 and 27, as well as Debussy’s Images (Books 1 and 2) and Estampes. Both Debussy pieces are linked to visual artists: Cloches à travers les feuilles” from Images is dedicated to the sculptor Alexandre Charpentier, and Estampes is dedicated to the painter Jacques-Émile Blanche.

Buy TicketsTickets are $10-$18, students $5. For more information, visit the Yale School of Music’s new website, music.yale.edu, or call 203 432-4158. MORE

Published April 7, 2009
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Published April 7, 2009
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