ARVADA, CO – Internationally renowned pianist Jeffrey Siegel returns to the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities to present “Passion, Poetry…and Popularity: Beethoven, Schubert and Weber,” the second concert in his 15th anniversary Keyboard Conversations series at the Arvada Center on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m.
“Passion, Poetry…and Popularity” begins with the ever-popular Invitation to the Dance of Weber; continues with the hauntingly beautiful Unfinished Sonata of Schubert and concludes with Beethoven’s beloved “Les Adieux” Sonata, musically expressing the farewell, absence and return of a special friend.
Keyboard Conversations is a unique concert format in which Siegel offers insightful commentary to the audience about the music before performing it in its entirety and captivating audiences with the sounds of the grand piano. Siegel discusses each of the pieces he plays, including enough musicology and anecdotes about the composers that both music novices and seasoned listeners will be entertained. The Arvada Center is proud to have this superb artist returning for a 15th season.
Siegel’s visit to Colorado is only one stop on his concert tour. His Keyboard Conversations Series plays in such cities as New York, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Dallas, Cleveland, Phoenix, Minneapolis, Milwaukee and Atlanta. Siegel has appeared with every major orchestra in the United States and many abroad and also has made appearances at the Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall.
Tickets for “Passion, Poetry…and Popularity” are $23 and $26. For more information or to purchase tickets, call the Arvada Center box office at 720-898-7200 or visit the Center’s website at www.arvadacenter.org.
The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities is the metro area’s 12th largest cultural attraction, devoted to all aspects of the arts. Located two and a half miles north of Interstate 70 on Wadsworth, the Arvada Center is just a short 20-minute drive from downtown Denver. For more information call the Arvada Center box office at 720.898.7200 or visit the Center’s website at www.arvadacenter.org. For media requests, contact Kristin Stork, director of media relations, at 720.898.7272 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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