Keyboard Conversation with internationally acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Siegel
December 23, 2013
Internationally acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Siegel will present a Keyboard Conversation Concert, titled “The Romance of the Piano: Music of Chopin,” on Monday, January 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the Dingeldine Music Center, located at 1417 W. Barker Ave. in Peoria. Admission is free.
The concert will include polonaises, nocturnes, and etudes by Chopin along with lively commentary.
Jeffrey Siegel has performed as soloist with the world's great orchestras, including the Berlin Philharmonic, London Symphony, New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra and Chicago Symphony Orchestra. His Keyboard Conversation concerts, which he has presented in cities throughout the U.S., feature a brilliantly polished concert-with-commentary format in which lively, captivating remarks precede virtuoso performances of piano masterpieces. Each concert concludes with a fast-paced period of questions and answers.
Siegel, currently a Slane Scholar in residence at Bradley, will present two additional Keyboard Conversations at Dingeldine Music Center. The first will be on Monday, March 10, at 7:30, featuring the music of Gershwin and friends, and the second on Tuesday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m., featuring the music of Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff.