Pianist Sir András Schiff
Feb 20, 2019
Pianist Sir András Schiff, an acknowledged titan of the piano world, will perform for the first time on Friends of Chamber Music’s Piano Series on Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 7:30 PM in Gates Hall, Newman Center for the Performing Arts, 2344 E. Iliff Ave., Denver.
Awarded Knighthood by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in June 2014, Sir András Schiff is world-renowned and critically acclaimed as a pianist, conductor, pedagogue and lecturer. According to The San Jose Mercury News, “Andras Schiff is the Zen master. He is both utterly relaxed and absolutely awake; taken together, those qualities add up to an unbreakable focus.” His recital program includes Janáček’s Piano Sonata 1.X.1905, “From the Street,” and Schumann’s Davidsbündertänze, Op. 6.
Tickets: Single tickets are available at friendsofchambermusic.com or by calling the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. $50 for adults; $10 for ages 30 and under.
About Friends of Chamber Music: Friends of Chamber Music is the premier presenter of chamber music and soloists in the Denver area, annually offering a series of concerts including string quartets, piano trios, soloists, and mixed ensembles. Artists and ensembles are the finest available on the international concert scene. Friends of Chamber Music is also committed to educational outreach, engaging visiting and local artists to provide in-school performances, residencies, and master classes presented primarily for students in Denver Public Schools.