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The 92nd Street Y presents Rafal Blechacz, piano, plays Chopin, Bach, Beethoven, and more

March 29, 2022

The 92nd Street Y, one of New York’s leading cultural venues, presents Rafal Blechacz, piano, plays Chopin, Bach, Beethoven, and more as part of its Spring Classical Concert Season on March 29, 2022 at 7:30pm. Concerts are for fully vaccinated audiences. For more information, including purchasing tickets and COVID-19 protocols for in-person performances, please visit 92Y.org/Concerts.

Tue, Mar 29, 2022, 7:30 pm

Young Polish pianist and International Chopin Competition winner Rafał Blechacz returns to the 92Y stage with a program of works moving from Bach to early and middle Beethoven, chronicling a musical evolution of works composed in C minor before an exploration of B-minor works, with Bach-inspired Franck building to one of Chopin’s all-time great piano compositions, his Third Sonata.
BACH: Partita No. 2 in C Minor, BWV 826
BEETHOVEN: Sonata in C Minor, Op. 10, No. 1
BEETHOVEN: 32 Variations on an original theme in C Minor, WoO.80
FRANCK: Prelude, Fugue and Variations in B Minor, Op. 18 (trans. Bauer)
CHOPIN: Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, Op. 58

About 92nd Street Y: The 92nd Street Y (92Y) is a world-class center for the arts and innovation, a convener of ideas, and an incubator for creativity. 92Y offers extensive classes, courses and events online including live concerts, talks and master classes; fitness classes for all ages; 250+ art classes, and parenting workshops for new moms and dads. The 92nd Street Y is transforming the way people share ideas and translate them into action all over the world. All of 92Y’s programming is built on a foundation of Jewish values, including the capacity of civil dialogue to change minds; the potential of education and the arts to change lives; and a commitment to welcoming and serving people of all ages, races, religions, and ethnicities. For more information, visit www.92Y.org.


March 29, 2022