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Sándor Szabó to Give Harpsichord Concert--From Renaissance to Rock--Sunday, April 23 PDF Print Email

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By Dr. Sándor Szabó, Music Director and Organist, The Reformed Church of Bronxville


Apr. 12, 2017:  Dr. Sándor Szabó will present a concert titled "The Art of the Harpsichord--From Renaissance to Rock" on Sunday, April 23, at 4:00 pm in the intimate sanctuary of GoldenSword International Fellowship Church, 10 Tanglewylde Avenue.

The program will include compositions by the most brilliant composers of the Renaissance, Baroque, and Classical eras juxtaposed with exuberant works by some of the most notable composers of the twentieth century. This encounter of past and present is sure to engage both intellect and emotion as Dr. Szabó performs these masterworks written expressly for the Queen of Instruments, the harpsichord.

The concert will be played, and plucked, on a Hubbard French Double manual, built in 1974, a copy of a harpsichord by eminent French harpsichord builder Pascal J. Taskin, who flourished in the eighteenth century. Today, his instruments are considered the pinnacle of the art.

The program will include the following works: the charming "Under the Linden Tree" by Sweelinck; the rhapsodic and virtuosic Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue by Bach; the enchanting and poetic Air and Variations, ("Harmonious Blacksmith") by Handel; the flamboyant La Marche des Scythes by Royer; the witty D Major sonata, K. 13, by Scarlatti; the famous "Turkish March" by Mozart; the jazzy Blue Rondo a la Turk by BrubeckBeethoven's regal "God Save the King" variations; rags by Joplin and Locklair; the rock-infused Danca Ostinata by Albright; and Bird-Boogie by Byrd/Goebels. Fun for all ages! 

Hungarian keyboard virtuoso Dr. Sándor Szabó has performed in major concert halls and cathedrals throughout Europe and North America on harpsichord, piano, and organ. Dr. Szabó is currently music director and organist at The Reformed Church of Bronxville.

Tickets are $15, $10, and $5 in advance and $20, $15, and $10 at the door. For more information, email CLOAKING or call 908-267-1980.

Pictured here:  Dr. Sándor Szabó playing the harpsichord.

Photo courtesy Dr. Szabó

 

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