Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel features the virtuoso variations of Mozart and Chopin

January 26, 2006

MILWAUKEE - Wisconsin Lutheran College presents the third installment of Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel Wednesday, February 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Schwan Concert Hall. Siegel, who offers performances with commentary, presents "Mozart and Chopin: Virtuoso Variations" featuring the charming "Variations on Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" by Mozart and Chopin's "Variations" on a famous melody from Mozart's "Don Giovanni."

Siegel, an American pianist, has been soloist with the world's great orchestras, including the Berlin Philharmonic, the London Symphony and Philharmonic, the NHK Symphony of Japan and the Orchestra of La Scala in Milan.  In the United States, Siegel's engagements include the New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Boston Symphony and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. In addition to his solo career, Siegel has appeared as a conductor with the Saint Louis Symphony, Milwaukee Symphony, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, as well as orchestras in France, Scandinavia and South America.

Tickets may be purchased through the box office at (414) 443-8802 or online at Ticket prices are $26 general, $24 seniors and $10 students. This concert is sponsored in part by the Wisconsin Arts Board. The Schwan Concert Hall is located in Wisconsin Lutheran's Center for Arts and Performance at 8815 W. Wisconsin Ave.

Since 1996, the college's Center for Arts and Performance has been providing a comprehensive program of performing and visual arts and educational and community events for students and the people of southeastern Wisconsin.