Nelson Freire

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall

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"This was an outstanding concert from first note to last…Nelson Freire is one of the world’s truly great pianists, a musician’s musician through and through."
— Classical Source

Brazilian pianist Nelson Freire is a universally acclaimed artist who has received awards in numerous countries and regularly collaborates with top orchestras, conductors, and artists at recital halls worldwide. Having performed in over 70 countries, Freire has been awarded the Diapason d’Or, Grand Prix du Disque, a Gramophone Award, and a 2013 Latin Grammy for his album Nelson Freire Brasileiro. He is regularly invited to be a member of the jury for the most prominent piano competitions, including the Chopin, Tchaikovsky, and Van Cliburn. 

Program:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 10 Variations on Unser dummer Pöbel meint, K.455
Robert Schumann, Fantaisie in C Major, Op.17
Frédéric Chopin, Impromptu in F sharp Major, No. 2, Op.36 
       Ballade in A flat Major, No. 3, Op.47 
Heitor Villa-Lobos, Prelude from Bachianas Brasileiras, No. 4, W264
       A prole do bebê, No.1
Isaac Albéniz, Iberia
       Navarra