Sunday, April 23, 2023 3:00 pm – Sweeney Concert Hall
Music of Sergei Rachmaninoff, in honor of the 150th anniversary of his birth
Taken from Sergei’s website:
The meditative focus and rare stillness of Armenian-American pianist Sergei Babayan’s keyboard artistry prompted the Hamburger Abendblatt to liken him to “one of those Japanese calligraphers who contemplate the white page before them in silence until, at the exact right moment, their brush makes its instinctive, perfect sweep across the paper”. Babayan himself has observed that making music should be open to surprises and spontaneous insights, allowing unexpected emotions to emerge and subtle shadings to evolve naturally. Read more on his website.