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Sat, Apr 24 | https://www.artsfarmington.org

Pianoforte, George Lopez, Beckwith Artist-in-Residence at Bowdoin College

Time & Location

Apr 24, 7:30 PM – May 22, 11:30 PM
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About The Event

The Beckwith Artist-in-Residence at Bowdoin College, Lopez has been a dynamic performer and educator for over 25 years. He is known on several continents for his performance of the standard repertoire as well as being a champion of newly-written works. He recently premiered a piano concerto composed for him here in Maine and is comfortable in styles of music ranging from jazz and ragtime to more contemporary improvisation. Lopez is Artist in Residence at Bowdoin College on Maine where he performs regularly to capacity crowds and conducts the Bowdoin Symphony Orchestra

Performance:

Beethoven Eroica Variations op. 35 (1802)

Schumann Humoreske op.20 (1839)

Rachmaninov Corelli Variations op. 42 (1931) A brief talk will precede each piece discussing the significant changes that occurred from the time of Cristofori until the beginning of the 20th century. The talks will included a description of the escapement, tuning and fingering, expansion of the keyboard compass, the double escapement, the single iron caste frame, and cross-stringing.

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