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The Joyous Music of Beethoven

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Friday, October 5, 2018 at 7:30pm

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Jeffrey Siegel, piano

The festive Polonaise, Op. 89, the "Theresa" Sonata (who was she?), and the "Farewell" Sonata, Op. 81a (who was leaving, and why was Beethoven so deeply affected?).

Music of Ludwig van Beethoven:

Polonaise in C Major, Op. 89
Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13 ("Pathétique"), II: Adagio cantabile
Piano Sonata No. 18 in E-flat Major, Op. 31, No. 3, IV: Presto con fuoco
Piano Sonata No. 24 in F-sharp Major, Op. 78 ("à Thérèse"), Adagio cantabile--Allegro ma non troppo and Allegro vivace
Piano Sonata No. 26 in E-flat Major, Op. 81a ("Les Adieux")

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Single tickets are $30 for the general public and $10 for students with valid ID.

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Pick-Staiger Concert Hall


50 Arts Cir Dr
Evanston, IL 60208
United States

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Pick-Staiger is a 989-seat hall located in the Arts Circle on the Evanston campus of Northwestern University. The main lobby entrance for concerts is on the west side of the building (revolving and regular doors). Since its inception in 1975, the hall has functioned as both a classroom and performance facility for Bienen School of Music performing ensembles, faculty recitals, festivals, and professional guest artists.