An Evening with DANIEL GORTLER, piano, and ALAN CUMMING, narrator
A Benefit Event to Support Maverick 105
Beethoven: Bagatelle in A minor, “Für Elise” for solo piano
Beethoven: Finale from the Piano Sonata No. 17, “Tempest” for solo piano
Schumann: Fantasie in C Major, Op. 17 for solo piano
Richard Strauss, after Tennyson: Enoch Arden, for narrator and piano, Op. 38
Acclaimed Israeli pianist Daniel Gortler has delighted audiences and critics alike with his memorable performances around the world, receiving great praise for both his technical mastery and his musical ingenuity. He has performed as a soloist with orchestras around the world including the Berlin Radio Symphony, the Bavarian Radio Symphony, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, as well as the Houston, New World, and Atlanta Symphony Orchestras. Other highlights include his debut with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, recital at Wigmore Hall in London and tours around the world.
In a special appearance, celebrated actor Alan Cumming will close the concert with a melodrama for narrator and piano, written in 1897 by Richard Strauss to the words of the 1864 poem of the same name by Alfred Lord Tennyson. Cumming has performed with JayZ and Liza with a Z; he has won a Tony, hosted the Tony’s, and has been nominated for an Emmy. He has played God, Satan, Hitler and the Pope, all the parts in Macbeth, and played the role of the Master of Ceremonies in Sam Mendes' 1993 revival of the musical Cabaret. He starred as political spinmeister Eli Gold on seven seasons of The Good Wife for which he received multiple Golden Globe, Emmy and SAG award nominations.
Wine and dine with Alan and Daniel after the concert!
Concert-goers are invited to join Daniel and Alan at a festive post-concert party directly after the concert at a beautiful private home. Delicious food, wine, desserts and beverages provided by Provisions Creekside Restaurant and Caterers.
Attendance is limited. Reserve by June 23, 2020. Ticket books are ineligible for this concert. When this transaction is complete, you will receive an email confirmation which you should bring to the box office.Those attending the party will receive directions to the parti venue at the box office when you pick up your tickets.