Academics

Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel features the lighthearted works of Beethoven

September 15, 2006

MILWAUKEE - Wisconsin Lutheran College presents this season's first installment of Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel Wednesday, September 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Schwan Concert Hall. Siegel, who offers performances with commentary, presents "Beethoven: Sunnyside Up!" featuring a program of Beethoven's most upbeat, lighthearted works including "Rage Over a Lost Penny," "Two Bagatelles," and "Sonata No. 28 in A major, Op. 101."

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 wlc.edu/arts. Ticket prices are $29 general, $26 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.