Michael Brown – Beethoven's Legacy

Michael Brown

December 4, 2020 | 7:00PM


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Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata no. 8 in C minor, op. 13 “Pathétique”
Haydn: Fantasia (Capriccio) in C Major, Hob. XVII:4
Debussy: Hommage à Haydn
Ravel: Menuet sur le nom d’Haydn

Michael Brown: Etude-Fantasy on the Name of Haydn (2020) world premiere*
Mendelssohn: Variations serieuses, Op. 54
Ludwig van Beethoven/Franz Liszt: 
Adelaide, Op. 46
Beethoven: Sonata no. 14 in C-sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 1, Quasi una Fantasia,

Beethoven's influence on music is boundless. Pianist and Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient Michael Brown explores that legacy in this program featuring two of Beethoven’s masterworks alongside music by and tributes to the composer’s teacher, Haydn, and Mendelssohn’s Variations sérieuses, a memorial to Beethoven.

This stream will premiere at 7:00 pm CT on Friday, December 4, and can be viewed until 11:59 pm CT on Sunday, December 6.