Franz Liszt's monumental output is a lifelong measuring stick for pianists. This body of work, by the composer/performer who arguably invented the modern conception of the "virtuoso," brings together all of NEC's piano majors, along with Preparatory students, in a series of seven bicentennial concerts, under the direction of NEC piano chair Bruce Brubaker.
Additional performers to be announced.
Beethoven-Liszt: Symphony No. 5 (movement 1) Lukas Vondracek
Schumann-Liszt: Widmung Yuan Zhuang
Schubert-Liszt: Du bist die Ruhe Yan Zheng
Schubert-Liszt: Erlkönig Wesley Chiu
Tchaikovsky-Liszt: Polonaise from Eugene Onegin Tsotne Tsotskhalashvili
Verdi-Liszt: Rigoletto Paraphrase Jee Hae Ahn
Liszt: Fantasy on Mozart’s Don Giovanni Zenan Yu
Liszt: Fantasy on Bellini’s Norma Tamar Shalvashvili
Liszt: Sonetto 104 del Petrarca Christian Gamboa
Liszt: Sonetto 123 del Petrarca David Kim
Verdi-Liszt: Fantasy on Simon Boccanegra Shicong Liu
Berlioz-Liszt: “March to the Scaffold” (from Symphonie fantastique) Alex Zhu
Wagner-Liszt: Isoldes Liebestod Jian-Nan Zheng
Wagner-Liszt: Overture to Tannhäuser Xixi Zhou
The series continues February 24.
Are you an NEC faculty member or student who is giving a school concert? Submit your artist and repertoire information now!