FIU Liszt Festival, Part II: Liszt and his Jewish Circle

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Venue:Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU

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The annual Liszt Festival, sponsored by the South Florida chapter of the American Liszt Society at FIU, is dedicated to advancing knowledge about the great Hungarian pianist and composer Franz Liszt. For this evening, FIU Artist-in-Residence Kemal Gekic, pianist Jose Lopez  and pianist Sinan Çayir perform works by Franz Liszt, Fanny and Felix Mendelssohn, Ferdinand Hiller, Charles-Valentin Alkan and original paraphrases on operas by Meyerbeer. Directed by FIU Piano Coordinator Jose Lopez.

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Excerpts from ‘Das Jahr’ by Fanny Hensel, née Mendelssohn (1805-1847) January, February   Etude in E-flat minor, Op. 15, No 7 by Ferdinand Hiller (1811-1885)   Nocturne in B major, Op. 22 by Charles V. Alkan (1813-1888) Symphonie, Op. 39 Allegro Marche Funèbre Menuet Finale: Prestissimo performed by José López, Piano   Variations Sérieuses, Op. 54 by Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) performed by Sinan Çayir, Piano   Concert Paraphrase on Mendelssohn’s “A Midsummer nights’ dream” by Franz Liszt  (1811-1886)   Reminiscences de Robert le Diable by Franz Liszt  (1811-1886) performed by Kemal Gekić, Piano

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$10 JMOF-FIU Members, $15 Non-Members, FREE for FIU Students (with valid ID)   FOR MORE INFORMATION 786-972-3175

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