RESCHEDULED: Michael Brown – Beethoven's Legacy

Michael Brown black and white

October 30, 2020 | 7:30PM
Logan Center Performance Hall

This concert has been rescheduled for a streaming performance on December 4. Subscribers with tickets to the live concert will have the value of the tickets immediately applied as a credit on their account with the UChicago Arts Box Office. This credit may be used to purchase tickets for the streaming concert. Please read our Update for Subscribers for more information.


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
Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses, Op. 54
Beethoven: Sonata Quasi una Fantasia, Op. 27, No. 1, “Moonlight”
                   Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 57 (arr. Liszt)


Beethoven's influence on music is boundless. 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.