Northwestern Events Calendar

May
1
2020

José Ramón Méndez, piano

CANCELLED

José Ramón Méndez

When: Friday, May 1, 2020
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM  

Where: Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, Galvin Recital Hall, 70 Arts Circle, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Skyline Piano Artist Series subscriptions are sold out.

Single tickets are $30 for the general public and $10 for students with valid ID.

Contact: Concert Management Office   847.467.4000

Group: Bienen School of Music Concerts and Events

Category: Fine Arts

Description:

Ticket sales for this event have been suspended. Following a decision by Northwestern University leadership by April 17, we will determine whether this event can still occur as scheduled.

"The Spanish pianist of his generation"
Hoja del Lunes de Madrid

José Ramón Méndez’s career gained international recognition when he performed Liszt's first piano concerto under the direction of Sergiu Comissiona at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. Since then, he has concertized extensively in his native Spain, the United States, Italy, England, Portugal, Holland, and Japan to great acclaim. Recent performance highlights include Chopin's first piano concerto with the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra and Manuel de Falla's Nights in the Gardens of Spain with the Nittany Valley Symphony. As a chamber musician, Méndez has collaborated with such distinguished artists as Karl Leister, Itzhak Perlman, Michael Tree, Pascual Martinez-Nieto, and Pinchas Zukerman. With his poetry, intellect, and masterful technique, he has been praised by critics and celebrated by audiences around the world.

J. S. Bach (arr. Ferruccio Busoni), Chorale Prelude Ich ruf zu dir
J. S. Bach (trans. Franz Liszt), Prelude and Fugue in A Minor
Franz Schubert (arr. Franz Liszt), "Ständchen" and "Gretchen am Spinnrade"
César Franck (arr. Harold Bauer), Prélude, Fugue, et Variation
Alexander Scriabin, Sonatas No. 2 in G-sharp Minor and No. 4 in F-sharp Major and selected mazurkas and preludes

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