Dr. John Orfe to perform Beethoven’s "Hammerklavier"

April 20, 2012

Peoria, IL (April 20, 2012) Dr. John Orfe, Temporary Assistant Professor of Music at Bradley University, will perform Beethoven's largest sonata for solo piano, the "Hammerklavier,"  in a recital on Sunday at 7:30 p.m. in Dingeldine Music Center.

This will be the first time the “Hammerklavier” has been performed at Bradley and the first time since 1943 that the sonata has been performed in Peoria, when the legendary Rudolf Serkin toured the Midwest.

Dr. Orfe also will play pieces by Franz Liszt, Reinaldo Moya, Shulamit Ran and John Adams.

Admission is free. Call 677-3707 for more information.