Magdalena Baczewska plays Brahms, Chopin, and Susser

Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 8:00pm

 

Program:

Peter Susser (b. 1959):  Toys (2003) - European premiere

Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849): Mazurkas, op. 59

Mazurka in A minor

Mazurka in A-flat major

Mazurka in F-sharp minor

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897): Klavierstücke, op. 119

Intermezzo. Adagio
Intermezzo. Andantino un poco agitato
Intermezzo. Grazioso e giocoso
Rhapsodie. Allegro risoluto

Free and open to the public

Magdalena Stern-Baczewska, the Director of Columbia’s Music Performance Program and Lecturer in Music, is an award-winning concert pianist, harpsichordist, and recording artist, sharing the stage with noted musicians such as Tan Dun and Joshua Bell. Baczewska has performed, among others, at Carnegie Hall (New York), the Davies Symphony Hall (San Francisco), the National Center for Performing Arts (Beijing), the Salle Cortot (Paris), Moores Opera House (Houston), and Steinway Hall (New York), and more recently the Guangzhou Opera House and Shenzhen PolyTheater in China. She is a laureate of numerous piano competitions and recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Minister of Culture in Poland, her birthland. Her latest album containing works of Chopin and Szymanowski is published by Paraty. 

Event Sponsors:

Columbia Global Centers, Europe
Department of Music, Columbia University
Office of Global Programs, Columbia University