When: Wednesdays, Mar 3 - 24
Cost: $125.00 for 4 session(s) 4 on-demand video presentations, each available for 7 days
Instructor: Alexander Tentser studied piano performance at the celebrated Gnessin Music Institute in Moscow.
Explore the cultural influences and connections between composers as you focus on the music of the later Romanic period in this combination of lectures and sparkling piano performances by piano virtuoso Alex Tentser. Hear the work of Johannes Brahms, who was mentored by Robert Schumann and heavily influenced by Bach and Beethoven. Learn about the relationship of Edward Grieg and Franz Liszt, as you listen to performances of his piano compositions. Enjoy little known piano works by Peter Illich Tchaikovsky and discover the piano compositions of Nikolai Medtner, close friend of Sergei Rachmaninoff, a great representative of the Russian late Romantic piano tradition.
One 90-minute presentation will be released each Wednesday to be viewed at your convenience using the link provided.