Madly Mozart Steven Masi Concert May 13 2018

Mozart Concert with Steven Masi

Madly Mozart

May 13, 2018

Steven Masi, piano
Markand Thakar, conductor

Kraushaar Auditorium, Goucher College (Free easy parking! View map in PDF)
Sunday, May 13, 2018, 3:00 p.m.

MOZART Eine kleine Nachtmusik
MOZART Divertimento, K. 131
MOZART Piano Concerto No. 19 in F Major, K. 459

Born in Salzburg in 1756, little ‘Wolfie’ — baptized as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart — was destined for immortality from the start. Out of the composer’s vast repertoire, we’re delighted to present three favorites. The concert begins with the engaging Eine kleine Nachtmusik, followed by the delightful Divertimento for woodwinds, four French Horns, and strings. We finish with one of Mozart’s magnificent later piano concertos performed by the gifted soloist, Steven Masi. Mozart’s works demand continuous perfection, yet BCO will try three-in-a-row… we must be mad!
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Steven Masi Introduction Piano Video Tutorials

Welcome to series one of my brief talks about the many aspects of piano playing.

The series one videos are as follows:

  • An approach that applies the weight of the arm is essential to a beautiful piano sound. Not only is the playing more more varied in texture, but also more supple and free of fatigue and physical pain.
  • “The tender inward of thy hand.” How to practice keeping your hand loose and flexible at the keyboard.
  •  Using Schumann’s Arabesque to learn how to project an upper cantabile line while balancing two supporting lines.
  •  Looking at a Beethoven Sonata to contrast a “from the key” legato touch with a more eighteenth century “pearly” touch.
  •  “The pauses between the notes – ah, that is where the art resides. “ – Artur Schnabel

Mozart’s Piano Concertos classes with Steven Masi

Mozart’s Piano Concertos

with Steven Masi, Faculty Member of the JCC Thurnauer School of Music
Few composers inspire as much love and affection as Mozart. His music speaks to us and elevates what we all feel in profound ways. In this class, focusing on the piano concertos, we will explore the complex world of the Salzburg genius
3 times on Thursdays 
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Apr 26 – May 10
$45.00 Member
$54.00 Public
For more information, or to register, please call 201.408.1496.


Classical Interludes: Steven Masi Concert

Sun, Mar 4,  2018    4:00 pm – 6:00 pm  

This Concert Was Moved to April 22nd

Masi concludes an eight-part concert cycle of Beethoven’s piano sonatas.

Children under the age of six will not be admitted to this program.

Classical Interludes is made possible in part with support from Dr. J, James J. O’Toole and many generous individuals, as well as public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Central Library, Dweck Center
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238
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Classical Interludes: Steven Masi Concert Feb 18