FREDERICK HISTORIC PIANO COLLECTION
Historical Piano Concerts, Inc.
CONCERTS AND EVENTS
All concerts are held at the Ashburnham (MA) Community Church on Sunday afternoons at 4:00 pm. unless otherwise stated.
Admission: $10.00 per adult. Children and students, free.
Date Event Artist
August 4, 2013 Special
Concert Internationally recognized pianist Yuan Sheng has once again offered to present an special fund-raising concert to benefit the Historical Piano Study Center. He will perform four Beethoven sonatas, the Pathetique, Waldstein, Moonlight, and Appassionata, on the Katholnig piano, Vienna, c.1805-1810 By the time this piano was built Beethoven was already suffering significant hearing loss so the sound qualities of this instrument perhaps represent Beethoven's last memories of true piano sound.
September 1, 2013 Concert Junghwa Lee playing Debussy, Saint-Saëns, Bach, Chabrier, and Franck on the 1877 Erard.
September 8, 2013 Concert Ira Braus playing the 1805-10 Katholnig, joined by Mihai Tetel on the violoncello, performing Beethoven, Hayden, and Boccherini.
September 15, 2013 Concert Yi-heng Yang on the ca. 1830 Tröndlin, Kate Haynes on violoncello, and Sarah Darling on violin, playing Beethoven and Mendelssohn.
September 22, 2013 Concert Shuann Chai, again playing the Tröndlin, joined by Shunske Sato on violin, to present Mendelssohn, Schubert, and Beethoven.
September 29, 2013 Concert For something completely different, Thomas Pandolfi debuts a new addition to the collection, a 1928 Erard, with a program titled Gershwin and the French Muse, featuring music of George Gershwin, Debussy, Poulenc, Déodat de Séverac, and Ravel.
October 6, 2013 Concert And to close the season we are pleased to present the Finlandia Foundation Performer of the Year, pianist Marja Kaisla, playing Schumann, Chopin, and Liszt on the 1840 Erard.