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Piano Masters Series: Peter Hill - Michael Lewin, artistic director

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 8:00pm
Seully Hall

The eminent British pianist Peter Hill makes a rare Boston visit to perform the ecstatic piano music of Olivier Messiaen, his specialty. One of England’s most admired and wide-ranging pianists, he studied all the piano works with Messiaen himself, recorded the complete solo piano music to lasting acclaim and wrote a magnificent biography of the composer. He will begin each half with a prelude and fugue by Bach, followed by Messiaen works including: La Colombe, Le Merle bleu, Le Traquet stapazin, Le Rouge-gorge (from Petites Esquisses d'oiseaux), Cantéyodjayâ and L'Alouette lululf.

From Boston.com

Peter Hill’s first encounter with Olivier Messiaen had him looking up to the great composer. Literally.

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