Concerts

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Maxim Lando

Maxim Lando

Concert: Sunday, August 8, 2021, 4:00 pm
On-demand virtual concert: August 15, 2021, 4:00 pm - August 29, 11:00 pm
Masterclass: Saturday, August 7, 2021, 4:00 PM (Free to the public)

Farley's House of Pianos Showroom, 6522 Seybold Road, Madison, WI
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Winner of the prestigious Gilmore Young Artist Award in 2020, Maxim Lando was named Musical America's "New Artist of the Month."

All attendees are required to wear a mask at the concert. Farley's House of Pianos has had a heating and AC contractor install additional equipment in all furnaces and air handlers in an effort to mitigate against potential viruses and harmful bacteria. For additional questions about COVID-19 safety protocols please contact Renee Farley.

Salon Piano Series dedicates this concert to Jess Anderson.

Artist's residency activity is made possible through the Annaliese Soros Educational Residency Fund of Young Concert Artists.

Concert Program:
Chopin - 24 Preludes, Op. 28
            No. 1 in C major (Agitato)
            No. 2 in A minor (Lento)
            No. 3 in G major (Vivace)
            No. 4 in E minor (Largo)
            No. 5 in D major (Allegro molto)
            No. 6 in B minor (Lento assai)
            No. 7 in A major (Andantino)
            No. 8 in F-sharp minor (Molto agitato)
            No. 9 in E major (Largo)
            No. 10 in C-sharp minor (Allegro molto)
            No. 11 in B major (Vivace)
            No. 12 in G-sharp minor (Presto)
            No. 13 in F-sharp major (Lento)
            No. 14 in E-flat minor (Allegro)
            No. 15 in D-flat major (Sostenuto)
            No. 16 in B-flat minor (Presto con fuoco)
            No. 17 in A-flat major (Allegretto)
            No. 18 in F minor (Allegro molto)
            No. 19 in E-flat major (Vivace)
            No. 20 in C minor (Largo)
            No. 21 in B-flat major (Cantabile)
            No. 22 in G minor (Molto agitato)
            No. 23 in F major (Moderato)
            No. 24 in D minor (Allegro appassionato)
Ravel - Gaspard de la nuit
            I. Ondine
            II. Le Gibe
            III. Scarbo
Carl Vine - Piano Sonata No. 1
            I. 𝅗𝅥 = 48
            II. Leggiero e legato


Rachel Barton Pine

Rachel Barton Pine

Concert: Friday, November 5, 2021, 7:30 pm

Farley's House of Pianos Showroom, 6522 Seybold Road, Madison, WI
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"Striking and charismatic" (The New York Times), violinist Rachel Barton Pine is celebrated as a leading interpreter of great classic and contemporary works.

She will also perform with Suzuki Strings of Madison on Saturday, November 6 at Holy Wisdom Monastery. Purchase tickets for the Saturday concert online or at Farley's House of Pianos.




Concert Program:
Dvořák - Sonatina in G major for violin and piano, Op. 100
Beethoven - Violin Sonata in A major, No. 9, Op. 47, "The Bridgetower Sonata"*
Dolores White - Blues Dialogues
William Grant Still - Here's One
Billy Childs - Incident on Larpenteur Avenue **
William Grant Still - Suite for Violin and Piano

*This piece is more commonly known as the 'Kreutzer' Sonata, following a re-dedication by Beethoven. However, it was originally dedicated to George Polgreen Bridgetower (1778-1860) a virtuoso violinist of Black descent, whose prodigious talent inspired Beethoven to create this celebrated piece.

**Commissioned and premiered by Rachel Barton Pine

Drew Petersen

Drew Petersen

Concert: Saturday, January 15, 2022, 7:30 pm
Masterclass: Sunday, January 16, 2022, time TBD (Free to the public)

Farley's House of Pianos Showroom, 6522 Seybold Road, Madison, WI
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Praised for his commanding and poetic performances, Drew Petersen is the recipient of the 2018 Avery Fisher Career Grant Award and winner of the 2017 American Pianists Awards' top prize.

Concert Program:
Ravel - Sonatine
Ravel - Gaspard de la Nuit
Rachmaninov - Sonata No. 2

Sara Daneshpour

Sara Daneshpour

Concert: Sunday, February 6, 2022, 4:00 pm
Masterclass: Saturday, February 5, 2022, 4:00 pm (Free to the public)

Farley's House of Pianos Showroom, 6522 Seybold Road, Madison, WI
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A rising star with an "unerring sense of elegant phrasing" (Oregon ArtsWatch), Sara Daneshpour has performed worldwide, including at the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, and the Great Hall of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory.

Concert Program:
Chopin - Étude No.1, Op.10
Chopin - Étude No.2, Op.10
Chopin - Étude No.3, Op.10
Chopin - Étude No.4, Op.10
Chopin - Étude No.5, Op.10
Chopin - Étude No.6, Op.10
Ligeti - Étude No.10 "Der Zauberlehrling"
Ligeti - Étude No.5 "Arc-en-ciel"
Ligeti - Étude No.4 "Fanfares"
Chopin - Étude No.7, Op.10
Chopin - Étude No.8, Op.10
Chopin - Étude No.9, Op.10
Chopin - Étude No.10, Op.10
Chopin - Étude No.11, Op.10
Chopin - Étude No.12, Op.10
Chopin - Étude No.1, Op.25
Chopin - Étude No.2, Op.25
Chopin - Étude No.3, Op.25
Chopin - Étude No.4, Op.25
Chopin - Étude No.5, Op.25
Chopin - Étude No.6, Op.25
Ligeti - Étude No.6 "Automne á Varsovie"
Ligeti - Étude No.2 "Cordes á vide"
Ligeti - Étude No.13 "L'escalier du diable"
Chopin - Étude No.7, Op.25
Chopin - Étude No.8, Op.25
Chopin - Étude No.9, Op.25
Chopin - Étude No.10, Op.25
Chopin - Étude No.11, Op.25
Chopin - Étude No.12, Op.25

John O'Conor

John O'Conor

Concert: Saturday, April 23, 2022, 7:30 pm

Farley's House of Pianos Showroom, 6522 Seybold Road, Madison, WI
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With "the kind of flawless touch that makes an audience gasp" (Washington Post), Irish pianist John O'Conor has been honored by the French and Austrian governments and the emperor of Japan for over forty years of service to music.

Concert Program:
Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109
Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat major, Op. 110
Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111


Bill Charlap

Bill Charlap

Concerts: Saturday, May 21, 2022, 7:30 pm &
                  Sunday, May 22, 2022, 2:00 pm

Farley's House of Pianos Showroom, 6522 Seybold Road, Madison, WI
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Pianist Bill Charlap is a two-time Grammy nominee and jazz legend from New York, making his long-awaited first appearance in Madison. Recommended by our friend, Dick Hyman, Charlap is sure to fill the house for both concerts.

With two Bill Charlap concerts, true jazz afficionados know each performance will have its own flair. Bill promises to repeat a few favorites, and intersperse new selections in each concert, responding to the instrument, the crowd, and the jazz gods.

Previous Concerts

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