One of the world’s musical treasures, legendary pianist Russell Sherman continues to garner accolades from critics and audiences alike for his grace, imagination and poetry.  Sherman has performed with major orchestras around the world, including the New York Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Philadelphia Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, among many others.  Abroad, he has played in the major cities throughout Europe, Asia, South America and Canada. His recital appearances regularly include Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Jordan Hall, among others, as well as such festivals as Hollywood Bowl, Mostly Mozart and Wolf Trap.

“One of the best pianists in this or any other country”
The New York Times

As a recording artist, Sherman’s complete Beethoven sonata recording has been called “a set for the ages” by Fanfare Magazine. Other highly acclaimed recordings include the Liszt Sonata and Transcendental Etudes and the five Beethoven concerti.

Sherman studied with Edward Steuermann.  He has served as Visiting Professor at Harvard University and is currently a Distinguished Artist-in-Residence at the New England Conservatory. As an author of the highly acclaimed book Piano Pieces, a rhapsodic compilation of vignettes and personal anecdotes, Sherman has been praised not only as an ingenious virtuoso but as an insightful master and teacher who continues to explore, and to merit the title “a thinking man’s virtuoso.” 

“…by any measure one of the truly extraordinary pianists before the public”  The New York Times

PROGRAM

Please note: Program changed to all-Beethoven

BEETHOVEN
Sonata No. 27 in E minor, Op. 90
Sonata No. 28 in A major, Op. 101
Rondo in G major, Op. 51, No. 2
Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111

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