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Murray Perahia, Piano

Thursday, May 11, 2017, 8:00 PM Pre-concert event TBD at 7pm, free to ticketholders Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall

Ticket Info

Tickets to this event are SOLD OUT.  Obstructed view tickets may be purchased at the Frist Campus Center Box Office by calling 609-258-9220. They are open 11:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday.

Program

Paderewski Memorial Concert

Program TBA

About the Artist

Pianist Murray Perahia first graced our stage in the spring of 1976, shortly after winning the Leeds Piano Competition and earning his first record deal. Forty years later, he returns to Princeton as one of the most in uential pianists of our time, having performed with every leading orchestra to universal acclaim, all while enjoying the friendship of the likes of composer Benjamin Britten and pianist Vladimir Horowitz. The Chicago Tribune declares, “His commanding insights are more than enough to breathe freshness and distinction into works we've heard many times before, but seldom played at this inspired level.” But while his playing has been celebrated for its meticulous, jaw-dropping clarity, he  nds inspiration in the unpredictable: “What really counts for me,” Perahia reveals, “is spontaneity. I never give the same performance twice.” We are honored to have him close our season with one of his trademark unrepeatable evenings.

Artist Website

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“His place among the great pianists of our time is not disputed.”

- The Guardian (London)