Jeffrey Siegel Presents The Longevity of the Short Piece

Date Posted: February 17, 2009

MILWAUKEE – American pianist Jeffrey Siegel continues the Keyboard Conversations Series Wednesday, March 18 at Wisconsin Lutheran College. His "Longevity of the Short Piece" performance begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Schwan Concert Hall.

Siegel's enthusiasm is contagious, his credentials are world-class and his virtuosity is astounding. His performances begin with an insightful and entertaining prologue on the music and its composer, are followed by a full performance of the works and end with a lively question and answer session.

This performance highlights byte-size musical jewels and gems including Songs without Word, by Mendelssohn, Lyric Pieces by Grieg, Impromptus by Shubert and Rhapsodies by Brahms.

Jeffrey Siegel is sponsored in part by the Wisconsin Arts Board and Waterstone Bank. The Schwan Concert Hall is located in the college's Center for Arts and Performance at 8815 W. Wisconsin Ave. Tickets are $31 general, $28 seniors and $10 students. To purchase tickets, call the WLC box office at (414) 443-8802 or visit

Since 1996, the Wisconsin Lutheran College 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.