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CANCELED | CONCERT

CANCELED | CONCERT

HAFEZ BABASHAHI & MIRA GILL

THURSDAY, MAR 26 2020, 07:00 PM

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We are closely monitoring the outbreak of the coronavirus and how it could affect the health and safety of our staff, performing guests, and audiences, which is our highest priority.

In the light of current developments and line with the policy of the Austrian Embassy and other partners, all of our scheduled in-house events in March and April have been cancelled at this point.
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PROGRAM

W.A. Mozart K. 381D.
Major Sonata K. 381

György Kurtág
Das alte Jahr vergangen ist BWV 614
Deutte in G- Dur BWV 804
Gottes Zeit ist allerbeste Zeit BWV 106 Actus tragicus

F. Chopin
Andante spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante
Op. 22

Thomas Larcher
Pieces for piano and other Children
(selected pieces)

Schubert B flat Major Sonata D- 960
Molto moderato
Andante sostenuto
Scherzo: Allegro vivace con delicatezza
Allegro ma non troppo

ABOUT THE ARTISTS

The Austrian pianist of Persian origin, Hafez Babashahi, is one of the most versatile pianists of his generation and is internationally renowned for his virtuosity and lyricism in piano-playing. Mr. Babashahi graduated from the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. He has performed with much acclaim in renowned concert halls in Austria and Germany such as the Musikverein Vienna, Landestheater Linz, Gasteig Munich and Deutsche Oper Berlin. Since 2016, he is the artistic director of “Wiener Lieder Herbst“, one of the most prestigious music festivals of art song in Austria.

A native of Salt Lake City, Utah, Mira Armij Gill is of East-Indian descent. She graduated from The Juilliard School with her BM and MM.While at Juilliard, Ms. Gill won the Artist’s International Young Artist Piano Award which resulted in her New York debut at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall. Ms. Gill resides in New York and is currently on the piano faculty of Third Street Music School.

Image Credit: Babashahi/Gill

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