Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Matthew Odell: A musical journey through Schumann, Brahms, and more

Sunday, April 7,at 3 p.m.—SOUTH POMFRET— Artistree Community Arts Center,

2095 Pomfret Road, South Pomfret will host the American pianist Matthew Odell. Odell began his studies at the age of 10 and has since won acclaim for performances of a wide range of repertoire as a solo recitalist, soloist with orchestra, and chamber musician. He has been hailed as “excellent” by the New York Times and “brilliant … playing with total commitment and real abandon” by Gramophone. Highlights of past concert seasons include such diverse projects as Messiaen’s “Des canyons aux étoiles”… with David Robertson and the Juilliard Orchestra for the reopening of Alice Tully Hall, a performance in the New York Philharmonic’s Stravinsky Festival, and a tour of concerts, lectures, and masterclasses in England, France, and Spain. Recent concerts have featured the complete solo piano works of Olivier Messiaen, Pierre Boulez, Elliott Carter, John Adams, and Michel Merlet. Tickets are $15.

Solo recital to include

Robert Schumann: “Papillons,” Op. 2

Clara Schumann: “Variations on a Theme of R. Schumann,” Op. 20

Brahms: Sonata No. 2 in F-sharp minor, Op. 2

For more information, visit: artistreevt.org.

Courtesy Matthew Odell
Mattew Odell

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