Michael Brown – Beethoven's Legacy

Michael Brown

October 30, 2020 | 7:30PM
Logan Center Performance Hall

6:30 pm Professor Berthold Hoeckner talks with Michael Brown

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Haydn: Fantasia (Capriccio) in C Major, Hob. XVII:4
Debussy: Hommage à Haydn
Ravel: Menuet sur le nom d’Haydn
Michael Brown: Etude-Fantasy on the Name of Haydn
Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses, Op. 54
Beethoven: Sonata Quasi una Fantasia, Op. 27, No. 1, “Moonlight”
                   Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 57 (arr. Liszt)


Beethoven's influence on music is boundless. Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient Michael Brown explores that legacy in this program featuring two of Beethoven’s masterworks alongside music by and tributes to the composer’s teacher, Haydn, and Mendelssohn’s Variations sérieuses, a memorial to Beethoven.