Legacy of Liszt 200th Birthday Concert

April 7, 2011, 8:18 AM HST · Updated April 7, 8:18 AM
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By Wendy Osher

Lyszt Concert Flyer, click to view image in detail.

The music and mysticism of legendary pianist Franz Liszt comes to life in a special performance this weekend at the MACC.

American pianist, Thomas Purviance presents the afternoon performance on Sunday, April 10, 2011 at 5 p.m. in the McCoy Studio Theater of the Maui Arts & Cultural Center.

The performance pays tribute to the 200th Birthday of Liszt.  During the 19th century, Liszt was recognized as a charismatic virtuoso in the classical music world.

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The program will include the such compositions as the Hungarian Rhapsody No.12, Liebestraume, Valle d’Obermann, and more.  Purviance will also present anecdotes and discussion about Liszt’s life.

Tickets are $22 for adults, and $11 for children, plus applicable fees.  The concert is a MACC fundraiser.  Tickets can be purchase in person at the MACC Box Office, by phone at (808) 242-SHOW (7469), or online at mauiarts.org.

Pre-show dining will be offered, catered by BA-LE French Sandwich & Bakery from 3:30 pm in McCoy Courtyard.

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