Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Events

The American Liszt Society National Festival Liszt: Liszt and The Art of Transcription
  • The American Liszt Society National Festival Liszt: Liszt and The Art of Transcription
  • Performance
  • 4/3/2009
  • 06:30-19:30
  • Spencer Museum of Art
  • Host: School of Music, Spencer Museum of Art
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Event Description
Please join us for an exciting festival exploring the theme 'Liszt and the Art of Transcription'. Presentations will also examine Liszt's legacy of Transcription including works by Godowsky, Tausig, and many others. Featured performers include John Perry, Frederic Chiu, and a host of distinguished pianists, musicologists, and teachers. The University of Kansas Spencer Museum owns Liszt's last concert grand which will be featured in several recitals. Other events will take place in the 2,000 seat Lied Center of Kansas and the Bales Organ Recital Hall, one of America's finest organ facilities. KU piano students will be featured performing the complete Transcendental Etudes.