114. Spencer Myer, piano

Sunday, May 26th, 2024 @2pm | Debussy: The Complete 24 Préludes

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Salon Concerts at Klavierhaus
Jed Distler, artistic director
Debussy: The Complete 24 Préludes

Sunday, May 26th, 2024 @2pm

Live at Klavierhaus
790 11th Avenue
New York, NY 10019

Free admission ($20 suggested donation)
Claude Debussy

Préludes, Book 1, L. 117
1. Danseuses de Delphes
2. Voiles
3. Le Vent dans la plaine
4. “Les Sons et les parfums tournent dans l'air du soir”
5. Les Collines d'Anacapri
6. Des pas sur la neige
7. Ce qu'a vu le vent d'Ouest
8. La Fille aux cheveux de lin
9. La Sérénade interrompue
10. La Cathédrale engloutie
11. La Danse de Puck
12. Minstrels

Préludes, Book 2, L. 123
1. Brouillards
2. Feuilles mortes
3. La Puerta del Vino
4. “Les Fées sont d'exquises danseuses”
5. Bruyères
6. Général Lavine – eccentric
7. La Terrasse des audiences du clair de lune
8. Ondine
9. Hommage à S. Pickwick Esq. P.P.M.P.C.
10. Canope
11. Les Tierces alternées
12. Feux d'artifice


American pianist SPENCER MYER is one of the most respected artists on today’s concert stage.  He has been soloist with The Cleveland Orchestra, the Indianapolis and Phoenix Symphonies and the Johannesburg and Cape Town Philharmonics, and has made two solo appearances at London’s Wigmore Hall.  Winner of the First Prize in the 2008 New Orleans and 2004 UNISA (South Africa) International Piano Competitions, as well as the American Pianists Association’s 2006 Classical Fellowship, he was a member of Astral Artists from 2003 to 2010.  His many collaborative partners include the Jupiter and Pacifica Quartets, cellists Ralph Kirshbaum and Lynn Harrell, soprano Nicole Cabell and clarinetist David Shifrin.   Currently Associate Professor of Piano at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, he has released four CDs — William Bolcom’s Piano Rags and three discs of cello/piano music with Brian Thornton — on the Steinway & Sons label, and most recently released Chopin’s Four Impromptus on their Steinway Classics series.