There is nothing traditional about Michael’s “Traditional Solo Concert Program” as he brings deeper meaning and revelation in his commentary and performance of the Liszt Sonata. Hear the drama of Faust, Mephistopheles, and Gretchen unfold, witness the magic of thematic transformation, and behold the overwhelming power of salvation as told by Liszt in his magnificent and timeless Sonata in B minor. This program is complimented with Beethoven’s Sonata Op. 2, No. 3 in C major, a set of works by Chopin, and a few fun, contemporary, finger-busting showpieces.
Critics have hailed Michael Schneider as “a pianist with exceptional insight” and a “performer with great panache” in performances across the states and overseas including: Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall, the legendary château of George Sand in Nohant, France, the Library of Congress (Washington DC), the Liszt Museum in Budapest, and various international festivals around the world. Michael is always an audience favorite as he brings the repertoire to life and applies special focus to ensuring that audiences connect with the music
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