This groupmuse happened on Saturday, December 3, at 7:30 PM EST.

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Marvin Wolfthal discusses and plays Beethoven's Diabelli Variations - Benefit Concert for the Dupuytren Foundation
Virtual Premiere

Marvin Wolfthal discusses and plays Beethoven's Diabelli Variations - Benefit Concert for the Dupuytren Foundation

Weston, MA

Sat, December 3, 2022 7:30 PM, EST

Capacity
100 spots total at this groupmuse
Drinking policy
Bring your own drinks

Beethoven's "33 Variations on a Waltz by Anton Diabelli" has been called the greatest work written for the piano, and it is certainly the most monumental work in variation form for the instrument. Yet it is heard relatively infrequently in concert, partly because of its length and difficulty, but also because it has a reputation for abstruseness. In my talk I will discuss the amusing history of its composition, and will provide examples that will reveal it to be an accessible and fascinating masterpiece of profound beauty and even comedy.
The proceeds of this concert will be donated to the Dupuytren Foundation, dedicated to finding a cure for a disease that affects the hands. Please visit www.dupuytren.org

Program

Ludwig van Beethoven: 33 Variations on a Waltz by Anton Diabelli, op. 120

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Marvin Wolfthal, 3 months ago

The lecture and performance will last about an hour and twenty minutes with no intermission.


Attendees

Simon Linn-Gerstein Emcee
Martin Bunis
+1
Oksana Samuseva
Natalia Pavlova
Mike Beckett
Larry Krenis
Steven Silberblatt
Phil Schwarz
+1
Haskell Small
David Harris
Issa stemler
Joslyn Green
Daphne Grosett-Ryan
+1
Danielle Lualdi
Sharon Grotevant
Lisa Rappoport
Mary Schwartz
Osami HAMAGUCHI