October 2, 2023
Tulane University, Dixon Hall
Pre-performance lecture at 6:30 p.m. and online
Schumann: Des Abends (from Fantasiestücke, Op. 12)
Fauré: Theme and Variations in C sharp minor
Selections by Ligeti, Chopin, Uzoigwe, McKay
Schumann: Symphonic Studies, Op. 13 (with five posthumous variations)
“A performance of dauntless clarity, understated wit, and graceful vitality”
– The Guardian
Acclaimed British pianist Danny Driver is recognized internationally as an artist of sophistication, insight and musical depth. A Gramophone Award nominated artist, Driver has performed with orchestras across the globe. His studies at Cambridge University and the Royal College of Music inspired his uniquely holistic approach to performance and have enabled him to cultivate an enviably broad repertoire encompassing works from Bach and Handel to Ligeti and Adès. Driver is equally at home as a recital artist, bringing his unique and insightful brand of programming to concert halls and music festivals across Europe, Asia and North America. A favorite with New Orleans audiences, Driver opens our 69th season in a solo performance.
Sunday, October 1, 2023
House concerts offer an intimate musical and social experience! Join us in the uptown home of Emel & Ranney Mize for a private performance by Danny Driver followed by buffet dinner. Proceeds benefit educational and outreach programs of the Friends of Music.
House concert program will feature the Bach French Suite and Schumann's Ghost Variations.