Amit Peled & Daniel del Pino

Friday, October 4, 2019 · 7:30pm
Saturday, October 5, 2019 · 7:30pm

Program included: Eccles, Beethoven, Cassadó, Strauss

“A glowing tone, a seductive timbre and an emotionally pointed approach to phrasing that made you want to hear [Peled] again.” The New York Times


Sonata in G Minor, No. 11 - Henry Eccles

Sonata No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 5 no. 2 - Ludwig van Beethoven

Sonata in the Old Spanish Style - Gaspar Cassadó

Sonata in F Major, Op. 6 - Richard Strauss

Excerpt from an email from Amit Peled to Renée Farley

I wanted to thank you for the lovely three days in Madison. Absolutely a joy to share music making and teaching with the warm and enthusiastic public. Many thanks for all that you do for the community and hope to be back in the near future.

Excerpt of a Review by Greg Hettmansberger

For more than five years, the showroom at Farley's House of Pianos has been the place to hear some of the world's great artists, up close and personal. As it turns out, what eventually became the Salon Piano Series is celebrating its fifth season as a non-profit arts organization, expanding its series to six events, and endeavoring to make each event even more special (if possible!).

Tim and Renee Farley early on had the idea that the concerts didn't always have to feature a solo pianist, and a few seasons ago we were treated to the Israeli-American cellist, Amit Peled. At that time he was in the midst of a long tour in which he re-created a Pablo Casals recital program, c. 1914—on Casals's own cello! To say that the event was memorable is just the simplest of understatements; what we learned last Friday, in the first of two performances by Peled and Spanish pianist Daniel del Pino, is that the instrument was doubly uncomfortable…

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