Thursday, March 15, 2018

Pianist Sébastien Cornut performs works by Chopin, Chabrier, Rossini, Wagner, Sat., Mar. 24, 5pm. Admission $10

Friends of Beattie-Powers welcomes back Sébastien Cornut for another thrilling performance. Mr. Cornut is a graduate of the Paris Conservatory, where he received First Prize in Piano and Chamber Music. He has also studied under Aldo Ciccolini and at at the Salzburg Mozarteum with Dmitri Bashkirov. Mr. Cornut has performed solo recitals, chamber music concerts and concerts with orchestras in France, the US, Lebanon and the Ukraine. He has participated in international competitions such as the Casella competition, the Concours International de Brest, the Gina Bachauer competition and the Virginia Waring competition. In New York he has played at the Juilliard School, Trinity Church, the New York Public Library and the Manhattan School of Music. Mr. Cornut also holds a Masters Degree in Musicology from the Université de Paris – Sorbonne and the degree of Doctor of Musical Arts at Eastman School of Music, where he has also taught. 

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Program

Frédéric Chopin: Six Mazurkas

Opus 59 No. 1 A Minor

Opus 56 No. 3 in C Minor

Opus 7 No. 3 in F Minor

Opus 24 No. 4 in B-flat Minor

Opus 59 No. 3 in F sharp Minor

Opus 50 No. 3 in C # minor



Frédéric Chopin: Three Valses

Opus 64 No. 3 in A-flat Major,

Opus 34 No. 1 in A-flat Major

Opus 42 in A-flat Major



-Intermission-



Gioachino Rossini: Two pieces from “Sins of Old Age”

“Une caresse à ma femme”

“Prélude Inoffensif”



Emmanuel Chabrier:

Impromptu in C Major

España (Piano Transcription by C. Chevillard)



Richard Wagner/Franz Liszt:

Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde





This event is made possible in part with public funds from the Decentralization Program of the NYS Council on the Arts, administered in Greene County by the Greene County Council on the Arts thought the Community Arts Grants program.

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