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Performances

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Alexander Schimpf

When:
Apr 12, 2014 – Apr 13, 2014
@
Time:
7:30pm
Past Event
Contact:
Where:
Historic Asolo Theater

Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota presents:

ALEXANDER SCHIMPF, piano

“88-Key Salute”

BACH│Toccata in E minor, BWV 914
BRAHMS│Piano Pieces, Op. 119
DEBUSSY│L’isle Joyeuse
KAPUSTIN│Preludes in Jazz Style (selection)

Over the past few years Alexander Schimpf has risen to prominence by impressively winning a series of competitions, first winning the 2008 German Music Competition (a distinction no pianist had earned for 14 years), winning First Prize at the 2009 International Beethoven Competition in Vienna and finally emerging as the first German pianist ever to win First Prize at the 2011 Cleveland International Piano Competition. His final round performance at Severance Hall with the renowned Cleveland Orchestra was given a standing ovation and additionally honored with the Audience Favorite Prize.

 

Saturday, April 12, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 13, 7:30 p.m.

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