Fortepiano: A Celebration of the Early Piano
SC Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities Campus
15 University Street, Greenville, SC 29601
This educational and interactive two-day event for keyboard players and teachers, as well as music novices and aficionados alike, will feature Classic-era performer and scholar Daniel Adam Maltz from Vienna, Austria.
- Friday, April 8
- 7:30 p.m. - Fortepiano recital of works by Hayden and Mozart
- Saturday, April 9
- 9 a.m. - Presentation: An Introduction to the Fortepiano, Placing it in the Context of the Classsical Era
- 9:45 a.m. - Masterclass with Daniel Adam Maltz
- 10:45 a.m. - Presentation: Discourse in the Piano Works of Mozart and Haydn, Reflections of the Age of Enlightenment
- 12 p.m. - Hands-on guided session for audience members to play the fortepiano
All ages are welcome to this free and may attend any or all of the events listed.
Funding for this event has been provided through proceeds from the Endowed Fund for the Advancement of Scholarship and Study of Historical Instruments, created through a partnership between the Governor's School Foundation and Tom and Debra Strange. Dr. Tom Strange, the catalyst for the endowment, was the collector and curator of the Carolina Clavier Collection, South Carolina's largest private collection of historical keyboard instruments, which has been absorbed into the permanent collection of Greenville's Sigal Music Museum.