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Piano Masters Series presents world-renowned Greek pianist and conductor Dimitri Toufexis. One of Europe’s most highly praised musicians, Toufexis has appeared more than 40 times at Lincoln Center and the Kennedy Center, and performed as soloist with the orchestras of New York, Boston, Pittsburgh, Dresden, London, Vienna, and Athens alongside legendary conductors Leonard Bernstein, André Previn, Lorin Maazel, Sergiu Comissiona, Myung-whun Chung, and others.
Piano Masters Series is artistically directed by Michael Lewin and part of Boston Conservatory at Berklee’s Artistry in Action series.
FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Rondo Capriccioso, Op.14 in E Major (1830)
ROBERT SCHUMANN: Kinderszenen, Op. 15 ("Scenes from Childhood") (1838)
Of Strange Lands and People, No. 1 in G Major
An Important Event, No. 6 in A Major
Blind Man's Bluff, No. 3 in B Minor
Waltz, Op. 69, No. 1 in A-flat Major ("L' Adieu") (1835)
Waltz, Op. 64, Νο. 2 in C-sharp Minor (1847)
Nocturne, Op. 55, Νο. 1 in F Minor (1842-1844)
Etude, Op. 25, No. 7 in C-sharp Minor ("Cello Etude") (1834)
Consolation, Νο. 3 in D-flat Major (1850)
Liebestraum, Νο. 3 in A-flat Major (1850)
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Intermezzo, Op. 117, No. 2 in B-flat Minor (1892)
Intermezzo, Op. 118, No. 2 in A Major (1893)
Intermezzo, Op. 119, No. 1 in B Minor (1893)
Etude, Op. 2, No. 1 in C-sharp Minor (1887)
Prelude for the left hand, Op. 9, No. 1 (1894)
CLAUDE DEBUSSY: Arabesque, No. 1 in E Major, L.66 (1888-1891)
FREDERIC CHOPIN: Scherzo, No. 2, Op. 31 in B-flat Minor (1837)
About the Artist
Dimitri Toufexis, piano, is a world-renowned musician and a significant presence in the world of music. As a piano soloist, he has won wide acclaim from the international music community and has performed throughout the world, giving concerts at the most prestigious venues in America, Europe, and Asia. He has recorded for the BBC in London, has issued CDs with Musical Heritage and Philips labels, and has appeared on television more than 350 times.
About the Series
Piano Masters Series is artistically directed by Michael Lewin and part of Boston Conservatory at Berklee's Artistry in Action series. The Artistry in Action series celebrates exceptional artists and initiatives that exemplify Boston Conservatory's core values of excellence, innovation, and community engagement. Hosted by the Conservatory's Music Division, Artistry in Action brings together the school's prestigious and long-standing Piano Masters Series, String Masters Series, and Chamber Series with exciting new programming for winds, faculty recitals, and ensemble-in-residences. Learn more and view upcoming Artistry in Action events.
Concert Services Staff
Senior Manager of Concert Services – Luis Herrera
Concert Production Coordinator – Matthew Carey
Concert Production Manager – Kendall Floyd
Manager of Performance Technology – Wes Fowler
Performance Technology Technicians – Sara Pagiaro, Goran Daskalov
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