RICHARD GOODE, piano
Legendary pianist Richard Goode brings a virtuosic program of works by J.S. Bach, Chopin, Beethoven and Schoenberg. He has been hailed for music-making of tremendous emotional power, depth and expressiveness, and has been acknowledged worldwide as one of today’s leading interpreters of Classical and Romantic music.
“Every time we hear him, he impresses us as better than we remembered, surprising us, surpassing our expectations and communicating perceptions that stay in the mind” — Gramophone
Saturday, November 11, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall
5775 Morehouse Dr
San Diego, CA 92121
BEETHOVEN: Sonata No. 31 in A-flat, Op. 110, Mvt. 4
Richard Goode, piano
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|J.S. BACH||Four Preludes and Fugues from The Well-Tempered Clavier|
|SCHOENBERG||Six Little Piano Pieces, Op. 19|
|BEETHOVEN||Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 81a|
|CHOPIN||Selection of Nocturnes, Mazurkas and Preludes|
|CHOPIN||Barcarolle in F-sharp Major, Op. 60|
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PRELUDE 7:00 PM
Arrive early for a pre-performance lecture by Steven Cassedy
“Every time we hear him, he impresses us as better than we remembered, surprising us, surpassing our expectations and communicating perceptions that stay in the mind”
Richard Goode has been hailed for music-making of tremendous emotional power, depth and expressiveness, and has been acknowledged worldwide as one of today’s leading interpreters of Classical and Romantic music. In regular performances with the major orchestras, recitals in the world’s music capitals, and through his extensive and acclaimed Nonesuch recordings, he has won a large and devoted following.
Richard Goode opens his 2016-2017 season in New York as soloist with Louis Langrée and the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra in a program to be filmed as part of a documentary celebrating the 50th Anniversary of one of the country’s most popular summer musical events. On the other side of the ocean, the American-born pianist will be featured in numerous European festivals including the prestigious Edinburgh Festival, in addition to appearances in London, Budapest, Madrid, Stockholm, Antwerp and Helsinki. A highlight will be concerts in Hungary and on tour in the U.S. with one of the world’s most admired orchestras and his recording partner, the Budapest Festival Orchestra and Ivan Fischer. Their recording of the five Beethoven Piano Concertos has won worldwide acclaim; Goode will perform Concertos No. 2 and No. 4 on the tour which includes performances in February 2017 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Lincoln Center, and for the Chicago Symphony, the University Musical Society in Ann Arbor and Celebrity Series of Boston. Mr. Goode will also be heard in recital at Carnegie Hall and at major university and concert series throughout North America.
Richard Goode last performed for La Jolla Music Society on the Piano Series on March 26, 2010.