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Piano vs. Piano

Venue Date TIme
Matchbox 3 Sunday, Feb. 28 5:00 PM

Pianist Christopher McKiggan takes The MATCH stage with not one, but two pianos! “Piano vs. Piano” offers a side-by-side comparison of an 1863 Steinway vs. a modern one, with McKiggan performing works on the 1863 instrument from the time of its creation, including Balakierev’s “Mazurka No. 2,” Liszt’s “Les Adieux,” Tchaikovsky’s “The Seasons,” BrahmsPaganini’s “Variations Book 2,” and ending with Karim Al-Zand’s “Paganini Reverie.”

Works performed on the new instrument include Robert Beaaser’s “Pag-Rag,” Narong Prangcharoen’s “Pact Ink,” and James Mobberley’s “Capricious Invariance.” The “Piano vs. Piano” showdown takes place February 28, 2016.