Steinway & Sons

An Evening with Robert Silverman

Date: Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012

Time: 8:00 p.m.

FREE admission, limited seating

Join us for an evening with Steinway Artist Robert Silverman performing Beethoven and Brahms.

Robert Silverman

For tickets, please RSVP at 905-940-5397, 1-888-399-5397

In a career spanning more than five decades, Robert Silverman has climbed every peak of serious pianism: lauded performances of the complete sonata cycles by Beethoven and Mozart; concerts in prestigious halls across the globe; and orchestral appearances under the batons of such renowned conductors as Ozawa, Gardiner, and Järvi with leading orchestras, including the Chicago Symphony, the Sydney Symphony, the BBC (London) Symphony, the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, and every major orchestra in Canada.

Robert Silverman's discography includes over 30 CDs and a dozen LPs, including his Grand Prix du Disque-winning recording of Liszt's piano music and his Juno Award-shortlisted recording of all 32 Beethoven sonatas. Visit him online at www.robertsilverman.ca.

Reviews
Sonata in B Minor
Vallée d'Obermann, Orage (from Années de Pélerinage)

"In this magisterial recording nothing seems rushed, dragged, or arbitrary. Every note has its place within the architectural scheme of things. Time and time again I found myself perking up and taking notice in delicious anticipation of what Silverman was about to play because his version projects such a sense of inevitability...Silverman's glisteningly clean staccato passage work recalls the legendary 1932 EMI/Angel recording by Vladimir Horowitz." ...Toronto Globe And Mail.

"Robert Silverman has been superbly recorded here. He has a grand style--a big technique and a swashbuckling uncomplicated approach to the B Minor Sonata, which pours forth with sonorous tone, impressively biting octave work and, when required, a generous lyricism. This is an exciting performance. The vignettes from Années de Pélerinage are set forth with sonorous colors, poetic atmosphere, and more than a modicum of urgency." ...Harris Goldsmith, Piano and Keyboard.

"A fine technique, a lovely sound, a strong pianist. The recorded sound is wonderful, and program notes unusually informative" ...Harold Schonberg, American Record Guide.

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