Old First Concerts
SUNDAY, JANUARY 13, 2013 AT 4:00PM

Antonio Iturrioz
An Afternoon of Romantic and Post-Romantic Music
 
Antonio Iturrioz, piano
 
Bach-Godowsky Aria from Violin Sonata No. 2
Chopin Etudes, Op. 25, No. 1 & No. 7
Liszt Legend No. 2
Strauss-Godowsky Symphonic Metamorphoses on the Artist's Life
Scriabin Nocturne for the Left Hand
Chopin-Godowsky Etude, Op. 10, No. 6, for the left hand
Charles Sepos Tango Blue
L. M. Gottschalk Nuit des Tropiques, Symphonic Romantique (World Premiere of version for one piano)

Concert pianist, Godowsky specialist, and documentarian Antonio Iturrioz is just back from Edinburgh, Scotland, where he played a recital and showed his film, The Buddha of the Piano: Leopold Godowsky, at the invitation of Harry Winstanley, President of the New International Godowsky Society. Warmly and enthusiastically received by the members of the Edinburgh Society of Musicians, he will be returning next year. Antonio has written, produced and performed two critically acclaimed musical documentaries, each one a first of its kind: The Art of the Left Hand: A Brief History of Left Hand Piano Music (about which Jon Nakamatsu said "great for musicians and non-musicians alike!") and The Buddha of the Piano: Leopold Godowsky, which has received bravos from Byron Janis, Marc-Andre Hamelin, and Gary Graffman, among many others. Antonio is currently touring colleges and universities with his program of a recital and a screening of his Godowsky film with a lively Q&A session afterwards. For more information, please visit: TheArtoftheLeftHand.com and newinternationalgodowskysociety.com

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