Academic Calendar

Guest Artist Piano Recital: Kenneth Saxon

Date: March 30, 2014
Time: 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Category: Fine Arts
Location: James M. "Jimmy" Simmons Music Building
Details:

Rothwell Recital HallThe Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music will host a piano recital by Dr. Kenneth Saxon on Sunday, March 30 at 2 p.m. in the Rothwell Recital Hall. Dr. Saxon is an assistant professor of music at The University of Texas at Brownsville. The recital will feature works by Gluck, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff and Prokofiev.

Dr. Saxon has performed as a soloist and collaborative pianist on three continents, including appearances at the Esplanade in Singapore and performances at the IBLA Grand Prize in Ibla, Sicily, where he was awarded special recognition as an Outstanding Performer. Known for his wide-ranging repertoire, he has given numerous premieres while also exploring in depth the standard repertoire from Bach to Bartok. His performances are characterized by the passionate commitment of his playing, the clarity of his musical ideas, and his dedication to a beautiful sound.

The recital is free and open to the public.

Program

Melodie (from Orfeo ed Euridice)  - Gluck/Sgambati

Piano Sonata in D Major, Op. 10 No. 3  - Beethoven

Presto
Largo e mesto
Menuetto: Allegro
Rondo: Allegro

Intermission

Prelude, Op. 32 No 8 in A Minor  - Rachmaninoff

Prelude, Op. 32 No. 9 in A Major - Rachmaninoff

Prelude, Op. 32 No. 13 in D-Flat Major - Rachmaninoff

Diabolic Suggestion, Op. 4 No. 4 - Prokofiev

Visions Fugitives, Op. 22 - Prokofiev

No. 6, Con eleganza
No. 7, Pittoresco

Toccata, Op. 11 - Prokofiev

Contact: Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music
(409) 880-8144
http://www.lamar.edu/music