Center for the Arts Presents Jeffrey Siegel’s ‘Musical Pictures’

Posted: March 27, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Jeffrey Siegel
Jeffrey Siegel
Photo by Peter Schaaf

Internationally acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Siegel returns with the final concert of this season’s trademark series, Keyboard Conversations, at Mason’s Center for the Arts on Sunday, April 19, at 7 p.m.

In this “concert with commentary” performance, “Musical Pictures,” Siegel will share inspiring sights in glorious sound. The program includes two of Rachmaninoff’s ultra-romantic “Etudes Tableaux,” one turbulent, the other darkly expressive; Debussy’s impressionistic “Voiles” and the luminous, shadowy colors of “Fireworks”; and Mussorgsky’s celebrated “Pictures at an Exhibition.”

This year marks Siegel’s 16th at Mason and the 39th anniversary of Keyboard Conversations.

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.

Jordan Kitt’s Music returns as the sponsor for Keyboard Conversations.

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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