Date & Price
Friday, November 15, 2019 at 8:00 pm
Reserved Seating: $35
Gardens Preferred and Gardens Premium Members: $30
Ticket includes all-day Gardens Admission.
Tickets limited. Sell out likely.
Internationally acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Siegel offers four decades of experience presenting Keyboard Conversations®, featuring lively, captivating remarks and virtuoso performances. In his The Joyous Music of Beethoven performance, Siegel helps answer who was behind Beethoven’s Theresa Sonata, who was leaving in his Farewell Sonata and why he was so profoundly affected by the departure, and more mysteries about one of the world’s favorite composers.
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Siegel has performed abroad with the Berlin Philharmonic; London Symphony, Philharmonic, and Philharmonia; Moscow State Symphonya; Munich’s Bayerischer Rundfunk; the Amsterdam, Oslo, and Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestras; Orchestra of La Scala; and NHK Symphony of Japan. Siegel’s engagements in the United States have included the New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, The Philadelphia Orchestra, The Cleveland Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, and Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Ongoing series of Keyboard Conversations® flourish in major cities throughout the United States, including New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Phoenix, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Dallas, Denver, and Washington DC, as well as in London.
Siegel has also recorded The Power and Passion of Beethoven; The Romanticism of the Russian Soul; The Romance of the Piano (Random House Audio Publishing Group); An American Salute; Music for the Young—and the Young at Heart; and American Pianistic Treasures. Siegel’s recording of Gershwin’s complete works for piano and orchestra, with Leonard Slatkin and the St. Louis Symphony, continues to be a best seller. Siegel has collaborated with many of the pre-eminent conductors of our time: Sir Andrew Davis, Charles Dutoit, Neeme Järvi, James Levine, Zubin Mehta, Sir Simon Rattle, Leonard Slatkin, Michael Tilson Thomas, and David Zinman, as well as such legendary maestros of the past as Claudio Abbado, Pierre Boulez, Lorin Maazel, Eugene Ormandy, Sir George Solti, William Steinberg, Klaus Tennstedt, and Yevgeny Svetlanov.
Siegel has appeared on Oprah Radio’s Dr. Oz Show as guest of host and heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz and author and co-host Dr. Michael Roizen. In addition, he has been a frequent guest on the popular BBC program In Tune in London. Keyboard Conversations®: Piano Treasures, a one-hour, PBS special produced by Time Life, was recently broadcast to more than 150 cities nationwide and is now available on DVD. New CD releases include The Romantic Music of Chopin, as well as The Miracle of Mozart, recorded live in London, and Spellbinding Bach.
*Gardens Preferred and Gardens Premium Members receive access to the Pre-sale. If you are eligible, you have received a discount code and Pre-sale access code via direct mail or email from Longwood Gardens.
Enjoy a complimentary coffee reception with the artists after this performance.