A Conservatory faculty and guest recital by Peter Takács, piano and Robert deMaine, cello. This recital is part one of a two-part survey of the complete works for cello and piano by Ludwig van Beethoven. The second recital will take place on Sunday, May 5, at 4:30 pm.
The Complete Works of Beethoven for Cello and Piano: Part I
Sonata in F Major, Op. 5, No. 1
Sonata in C Major, Op. 102, No. 1
Twelve Variations on “Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen” from Mozart’s Magic Flute, Op. 66
Sonata in A Major, Op. 69
Watch the webcast! The event will be streamed live at the time of the event.
Hailed by the New York Times as “a marvelous pianist,” Oberlin Professor of Piano Peter Takács has performed widely, receiving critical and audience acclaim for his penetrating and communicative musical interpretations.Praised by The New York Times as "An artist who makes one hang on every note," American virtuoso cellist Robert deMaine has distinguished himself as one of the finest and versatile musicians of his generation, having performed worldwide to critical acclaim from Carnegie Hall to the Teatro Colon.
A first prize-winner in many national and international competitions, Robert deMaine became, in 1990, the first cellist ever to win the Grand Prize at San Francisco's Irving M. Klein International Competition for Strings.