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Peter Serkin Steps in with Solo Recital


On December 10, 2016, Peter Serkin offers an exciting mix of composers in works that together provide a rich tapestry of works centuries apart. Though their names may be unfamiliar or new to some, Josquin, Sweelinck, Bull, Dowland and Byrd are all eminent and significant 16th-century composers. As Anthony Tommasini recently mentioned in the New York Times, Mr. Serkin has been in the vanguard of "inquisitive artists with a knack for juxtaposing old and new works on imaginative programs." We are privileged that this brilliant pianist brings his passionate love for all music to 92Y. Pianist Julia Hsu, originally scheduled to appear in a duo recital with Mr. Serkin, is regretfully unable to perform.

Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 8 PM
92Y - Kaufmann Concert Hall
Masters of the Keyboard
Peter Serkin, piano

JOSQUIN DES PREZ: Ave Christe (remade for piano by Charles Wuorinen)
J.P. SWEELINCK: Capriccio
John Bull: Ut re, mi, fa, sol, la; A Gigge
OLIVER KNUSSEN: Variations, Op. 24
ANTON WEBERN: Variations, Op. 27
JOHN DOWLAND: Pavana Lachrymae (set by William Byrd)
MAX REGER: 3 Pieces from Aus meinem Tagebuch, Op. 82
Stefan Wolpe: Form IV: Broken Sequences, C. 171
Arnold Schoenberg: Suite, Op. 25

Tickets: $25, 40, 50, 55
Artist Website: Peter Serkin

Tickets are available at or 212-415-5500. Ticket prices subject to change.

About 92nd Street Y:

92nd Street Y is a center for the arts and innovation, a convener of ideas, and an incubator for creativity. Founded in 1874, it seeks to create, provide and disseminate programs of distinction that foster the physical and mental growth of people throughout their lives. From its New York headquarters, 92Y offers thousands of programs, including talks with leaders in every field; outstanding performing, visual and literary arts presentations and classes; fitness and sports programs; and activities for children and families. 92Y also creates community far beyond its four walls, bringing people from all over the world together through innovations like the award-winning #GivingTuesday and the Social Good Summit. Along with live webcasts and a growing online archive of free talks and performances, it's transforming the way people share ideas and translate them into action all over the world. All of 92Y's programming is built on a foundation of Jewish values, including the capacity of civil dialogue to change minds; the potential of education and the arts to change lives; and a commitment to welcoming and serving people of all ages, races, religions and ethnicities.

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