Romantic Masters and Their Muses
Have you ever wondered what or who inspired the great composers to write their
Join acclaimed international pianist Robyn Carmichael for her highly lauded program, Romantic Masters and their Muses. Carmichael offers a rare glimpse into the lives of four great masters of the keyboard: Fryderyk Chopin, Robert Schumann, Franz
Liszt and Felix Mendelssohn. From their early connections in Paris of the 1830s, discover new insights about these geniuses and what drove them to put pen to paper. This unique program combines music, poetry, images and commentary.
Audiences and critics have praised pianist Robyn Carmichael for her “extraordinary poetry” and the “explosive technique” displayed in her performances. Carmichael’s distinctive style has defined her concerts in the U.S. and Europe. Her 2018 season features East Coast and West Coast tours with an all-Russian program including the virtuosic Tchaikovsky-Pletnev Nutcracker Suite, educational concerts for libraries and grassroots organizations, a unique Chopin project and a program honoring the 200th anniversary of choreographer Marius Petipa.
Carmichael has appeared at the Aspen Music Festival; the Grand Concert Hall at City Halls in Glasgow, Scotland; Warsaw’s Ostrogski Palace Concert Hall; CAMI Hall in New York City; Denver’s Municipal Auditorium; San Francisco’s Nourse Theater; the Salk Institute; the Idyllwild Summer Music Festival; Radziejowice Palace (Poland); and many other music venues across the U.S. and Europe.
Reception at 6:30, followed by Recital at 7:30
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