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Music Matters Concert: The Heart of the Romantic Piano with Stephen Porter

  • La Grua Center 32 Water Street Stonington, CT, 06378 United States (map)

*Rescheduled from February*

Stephen Porter

1922 Mason & Hamlin piano

The Heart of the Romantic Piano

Edvard Grieg Lyric Pieces, Book 6, Op. 57 *

Frédéric Chopin  Waltz in c#, Op. 64, No. 2

  Mazurka in c#, Op. 50, No. 3

  Barcarolle in F#, Op. 60

Franz Liszt  Deuxième Année de Pèlerinage: Italie

Troisième Année de Pèlerinage

  4. Les jeux d'eau à la Villa d'Este

Deux légendes

  1. St. François d'Assise: La prédication aux oiseaux

  2. St. François de Paule marchant sur les flots

Acclaimed Boston pianist Stephen Porter returns to the La Grua Center with a remarkable program. He will share with us multi-hued sets of works by Chopin and Liszt. He also continues Music Matters’ joyous, two-season traversal of all 66 of Edvard Grieg’s impassioned, evocative Lyric Pieces, one of the great compositional legacies of all time. Our 1922 Mason & Hamlin grand offers Mr. Porter an ideal medium for his insight into this core Romantic repertoire.

CYCLES! is Music Matters' presentation of integral performances of groups of compositions by, typically, a single composer. Following our first traversal, Grieg's sixty-six Lyric Pieces (on modern piano), we will survey the Nineteen Great Keyboard Suites of Bach (on piano, harpsichord, and Bach-era Baroque piano).  

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Tickets $10

Stephen Porter Piano