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Faculty Recital – Andrew Staupe, piano
Thursday, November 19, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmFree event; however, RSVP is required.
This live in-person and virtually live-streamed recital will present two of the most important Sonatas in the piano repertoire: Barber’s Piano Sonata Op. 26, and Beethoven’s mighty ‘Hammerklavier’ Sonata in B-flat major, Op. 106. The program will begin with two works by Johann Jakob Froberger, who was pivotal in influencing the fugal music of Johann Sebastian Bach. In addition, a Ballade (2000) composed by well-known composer Sarah Kirkland Snider is featured, as well as a beautiful and melancholic Romance by Clara Schumann, one of the great 19th century pianists and composers.
Please be aware that all patrons will be required to wear face masks and maintain proper social distancing while attending live events at the University of Houston. Live events will be performed without intermission and seating will be assigned by ushers upon arrival to ensure proper social distancing between parties during the performance. Extra cleaning and sanitization measures have been implemented at the venue. Additionally, the Box Office will not be open at the venue for walk-up ticket registration. All ticket registration must be completed online in advance.