Guest Artist Piano Recital: Kenneth Saxon
|Date:||March 30, 2014|
|Time:||02:00 PM - 04:00 PM|
|Location:||James M. "Jimmy" Simmons Music Building|
The 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.
Melodie (from Orfeo ed Euridice) - Gluck/Sgambati
Piano Sonata in D Major, Op. 10 No. 3 - Beethoven
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
Toccata, Op. 11 - Prokofiev
Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music