John O’Conor

Saturday, May 12, 2018 · 7:30PM

Program included: Haydn, Schubert, Field, Beethoven

Don't miss the chance to hear the great John O’Conor in our intimate concert setting. He promised to share a program including Haydn, Beethoven, and Schubert, and we promised him the chance to play another unique restored grand from the Farley’s workshop.


Sonata in B minor, Hob.XVI:32 - Haydn

Four Impromptus, D.899 - Schubert

Three Nocturnes - Field

Sonata in C-sharp minor, Op. 27 no. 2 “Moonlight” - Beethoven

Excerpt of Review by John W. Barker

Lovers of piano music were given a special treat this past weekend — a double-header, allowing access to two different dimensions of one of the important pianists of our time.

John O'Conor, the Irish pianist, appeared on Friday evening with the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra (WCO), presenting a stimulating performance of the Piano Concerto No. 3 by Ludwig van Beethoven.

Then, the following evening, at the Salon Piano Series at Farley's House of Pianos, O'Conor gave a solo recital that showed the more personalized aspects of his art.

Read the full review