Center for the Arts Presents Pianist Jeffrey Siegel

Posted: October 27, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Internationally acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Siegel returns with the second concert of this season’s trademark series Keyboard Conversations, “Basking in Beethoven” at Mason’s Center for the Arts on Sunday, Nov. 2, at 7 p.m.

In this “concert with commentary” performance, Siegel presents music from one of the world’s greatest composers, providing illuminating, engaging and entertaining insights into each piece.

This performance includes the tuneful simplicity of the Minuet in G; the Prestissimo, Opus 2, No. 1; the Largo mesto, Opus 10, No. 3; Variations on God Save the King; and the Farewell Sonata, Opus 81a, in E Flat.

Upcoming Keyboard Conversations include “The Longevity of the Short Piece!” and “Musical Pictures.” For more details, see the Center for the Arts web site.

A free Young Artists Musicale will be held at 6 p.m. in the Concert Hall lobby. Talented piano students in grades 3-12 and winners of the Northern Virginia Music Teachers Association Honors Recitals will perform short pieces.

Tickets are $38, $30 and $19; tickets for children 12 and under are half price. Charge by phone at 888-945-2468 or visit

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