"An exquisite performance… superb music making. This was an achievement of a sort seldom heard."– The New York Times
ARVADA, CO – The
Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities welcomes back Jeffrey Siegel, world-renowned
concert pianist and conductor, for his 20th season of Keyboard
Conversations® concerts. This year, the concerts are set for Monday, October 1 and Monday, October 29, 2007 at 7:30 p.m., as well as Wednesday, January 16 and Wednesday, April 2, 2008 at 7:30 p.m. All performances are held in the
Main Stage Theater.
During the course of four evenings at the Arvada Center, Siegel will present his
celebrated concert-with-commentary program. These concerts are unique in that
he speaks engagingly with wit and insight about the classical music and its
composer before performing each piece in its entirety. Captivating
entertainment for music novices and seasoned listeners, each piece is concluded
with a lively question and answer session with the audience.
Jeffrey Siegel has served as a soloist for many of
the world's great orchestras, including the Berlin Philharmonic, London
Symphony, New York Philharmonic and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. He has also worked
alongside some of the finest conductors of our time, including James Levine,
Lorin Maazel and Michael Tilson Thomas. Despite a busy schedule of Keyboard
Conversations® performances, he continues to perform with orchestras
around the globe.
to see all four concerts in the popular series are available for $90 – $104. A
limited number of single tickets are available for $27 - $30 per concert. Tickets
sell fast, order yours today by calling the Arvada Center box office at (720) 898-7200 or visit
arvadacenter.org/on-stage/. A brief description
and schedule for the 2006-2007 Keyboard Conversations® series
America the Beautiful
The first concert of the
2007-2008 season includes Gottschalk's patriotic tunes, Gerschwin's jazzy
"blues" and the music of Bernstein, Copland and Joplin.
Monday, October 1 at 7:30 p.m.
Festive French Fare
From Debussy's Clair de lune
to Poulenc's sassy Impromptus, and the music of Ravel and Saint Saens.
Monday, October 29 at 7:30
Russia: Rebels on the Red Carpet!
Passionate Etudes of
Rachmaninoff, biting Sarcasms of Prokofieff and music of Shostakovitch.
Wednesday, January 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Austria – Hungary: Captivating Continentals
The final program of the
season includes the elegant Waltzes of Strauss, spicy Liszt Rhapsodies and the
music of Dvorak and Bartok.
Wednesday, April 2 at 7:30 p.m.
The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities is one
of the metro area's largest cultural attractions, devoted to all
aspects of the arts. It is generously supported by the Scientific &
Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) and located two and a half miles north of
Interstate 70 on Wadsworth Blvd.
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