Inspired by Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, Shostakovich wrote this work as a set of twenty-four pieces - one in each major and minor key of the chromatic scale. Melnikov's album of the opus was named one of the fifty best recordings of all time by BBC Magazine.

Program: 

Shostakovich: 24 Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87

Performer(s): 
Alexander Melnikov
Date(s): 
Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 2:00pm
Venue: 
Mandel Hall
Location: 
1131 E. 57th Street Chicago, IL 60637
Cost: 
$38 | $30 Faculty and Staff | $10 Students
Series: 
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