Pianist Jonathan Biss to Perform Schumann, Janáček and Beethoven as Music at Amherst Chamber Series Continues Nov. 4


October 4, 2012
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Manager of Concert Programming, Production and Publicity

AMHERST, Mass. – The 2012-2013 Music at Amherst Chamber Series continues with a concert of Schumann, Janáček, and Beethoven by pianist Jonathan Biss on Sunday, Nov. 4 at 3 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College. Tickets are required; seating is assigned. Tickets may be reserved by calling 413/542-2195 or emailing concerts@amherst.edu.  

American pianist Jonathan Biss is celebrated for his artistry, musical intelligence and deeply felt interpretations of a broad repertoire. Described byThe New Yorker as playing with“unerring sophistication,” Biss has won international recognition for his recitals, chamber music and recordings. Biss's Amherst program includes Schumann’s Gesänge der Frühe Op. 133 and Fantasy in C Major Op. 17, Janáček’s Piano Sonata Zulice, 1.X.05, From the Street, 1 October, 1905 and Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 14, Moonlight.

The box office for this performances opens on Oct. 22. Ticket prices are $28 for the general public, $22 for senior citizens and $12 for students. Amherst College students can request free student rush tickets at the door beginning at 7 p.m. on the evening of the performance.

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