Juilliard PianoScope: Humor in Piano Music

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019, 7:30PM

Free; no tickets required.

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  • Paul Hall
  • The Juilliard School, 155 W. 65th St., New York, NY 10023

Program information:

Thirteen Juilliard pianists lead an exploration of the many types of humor found in piano music – including wit, musical jokes, parody, satire, and sarcasm. Music by Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Schumann, Satie, Ravel, Debussy, Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Bolcom, and Widmann. 

MOZART Overture to The Marriage of Figaro for six hands, arr. Czerny
HAYDN Piano Sonata in C Major, H. XVI:50; Isabella Ma, Pianist
BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata in G Major, Op. 31, No. 1; Zhiheng Guo, Pianist
SCHUMANN Grillen from Fantasiestücke, op. 12; Ying Li, Pianist
RAVEL Alborada del gracioso from Miroirs; Oscar Jiang, Pianist
DEBUSSY Jimbo’s Lullaby and Golliwog’s Cakewalk from Children’s Corner; Zhu Wang, Pianist
DEBUSSY La danse de Puck and Minstrels from Préludes, Book 1; Esme Bölücek, Pianist
SATIE Selections from Sports et divertissements; Sonatine bureaucratique; Duanduan Hao, Pianist
DEBUSSY Études, No. 1 (pour les cinq doigts d'après Monsieur Czerny) and No. 6 (pour les huit doigts); Sungu Kang, Pianist
PROKOFIEV Piano Sonata No. 2; Carter Johnson, Pianist
SHOSTAKOVISH Prelude and Fugue in B Major, Op. 87, No. 11; Siyumeng Wang, Pianist
SCHWITTERS Ursonate, III. Scherzo and Trio; Matti Raekallio, Pianist
BOLCOM Poltergeist and A 60-second Ballet (for Chickens); Ryan Soeyadi, Pianist
WIDMANN Sonata facile; John Schindler, Pianist
LAVIGNAC Galop-Marche for piano, eight-hands

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