The UVic School of Music’s 12th anniversary celebration as an all-Steinway school continues with a solo piano concert by guest artist Mark Anderson. On the program is Mozart’s Sonata in E-flat Major, K. 282, the Canadian premiere of Röntgen’s Sonata in C-sharp Minor, and the last piano sonatas by Schubert (No. 21 in B-flat Major, D.960) and Brahms (Sonata No. 3). A Steinway artist and Associate Professor of Piano at UBC’s School of Music, Anderson’s appearances as recitalist, soloist and chamber musician have been met with widespread critical acclaim around the globe.
Find out the “secrets of Steinway” in a pre-concert talk at 7PM with Simon Phillips, Island Regional Manager at Tom Lee Music. Parts from a deconstructed piano—shipped directly from the Steinway factory in New York City—will be on display, providing an opportunity to get a closer look at the mechanisms that technicians and piano rebuilders are often only privy to. Seating for the talk is limited, RSVP recommended. Please email [email protected] to reserve a seat.
The School of Music became Canada’s very first all-Steinway school in 2008 when the university acquired 63 new Steinway pianos. All proceeds from this concert will benefit the Steinway Legacy Fund, dedicated to the enhancement and expansion of the School of Music’s valuable family of instruments.