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Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Commemorating Rachmaninoff and Debussy

Presented ByGreat Performances at Mason
When/WhereSunday, Jan 26, 2020 7:00pmCenter for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus

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Virtuoso pianist and storyteller extraordinaire Jeffrey Siegel, is popular with classical music lovers and newcomers alike with his unique “concerts with commentary” format. Hear some of the most famous works by these two popular composers who have recently had anniversary celebrations in the musical world: the 100th anniversary of the death of Debussy and the 75th of Rachmaninoff.  In this program, Siegel plays Debussy’s Clair de Lune and Rachmaninoff’s Prelude in C-sharp minor as well as colorful Preludes by both composers. “An exquisite performance…superb music making. This was an achievement of a sort seldom heard” (The New York Times). An interactive Question and Answer session will conclude this program.

The Young Artists Musicale, featuring school-aged piano students and sponsored by the Northern Virginia Music Teachers Association, begins at 6 p.m. in the main lobby.

Tickets: $44, $37, $26

Individual tickets go on sale August 1.

Free student tickets are available two weeks prior to this event.