Jeffrey Siegel

Behind the Music of Bach and Chopin at MWPAI April 14

Published Apr 4, 2018 at 4:00pm

UTICA — The 2017-2018 season of Jeffrey Siegel’s Keyboard Conversations continues 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14, in Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute’s Sinnott Family – Bank of Utica Auditorium with “Bach and Chopin: a Musical Kinship.”

This program will focus on the relationship between the music of two of history’s cherished composers and feature their respective romantic fantasies, their enchanting preludes, and everything from elegant minuets to exotic mazurkas to a vibrant polonaise. 

“The extremely popular keyboard conversations format offers listeners the opportunity to discover the influences that affected the creation of the music presented,” organizers said. Siegel shares details about each composition that lead the audience to appreciate the subtleties and intricacies of these great works. The evening concludes with a session of questions and answers.

Admission is $36.50, $31.50 for MWPAI members and $14.50 for students. Flexible subscriptions are also available. Tickets: 315-797-0055 or 800-754-0797.

Tickets are also available at MWPAI.org.