Nelson Freire, piano
Location: Galvin Recital Hall, Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Center for the Musical Arts (Map it)
"This was an outstanding concert from first note to last…Nelson Freire is one of the world’s truly great pianists, a musician’s musician through and through."
— Classical Source
Brazilian pianist Nelson Freire is a universally acclaimed artist who has received awards in numerous countries and regularly collaborates with top orchestras, conductors, and artists at recital halls worldwide. Having performed in over 70 countries, Freire has been awarded the Diapason d’Or, Grand Prix du Disque, a Gramophone Award, and a 2013 Latin Grammy for his album Nelson Freire Brasileiro. He is regularly invited to be a member of the jury for the most prominent piano competitions, including the Chopin, Tchaikovsky, and Van Cliburn.
W. A. Mozart, Piano Sonata No. 11 in A Major, K. 331
Robert Schumann, Fantasie in C Major, Op. 17
Johannes Brahms, Vier Klavierstücke, Op. 119
Claude Debussy, La plus que lente
Claude Debussy, “Golliwog’s Cakewalk” from Children’s Corner
Isaac Albéniz, “Evocación” from Iberia
Isaac Albéniz, Navarra