Robin Morace Historical Piano Concert
This performance will be on the Museum’s 1845 Broadwood and 1863 Erard Grand Pianos.
Robin Morace holds degrees in performance and composition from SUNY Fredonia, where he studied piano with Fr. Sean Duggan, and is a recent graduate of the doctoral program at UNC Greensboro, where he studied modern piano and historical keyboard instruments with Andrew Willis. He has taken summer courses at the Académie de Musique Tibor Varga, the Prague Conservatory, and the Orford Academy, has played in historical piano masterclasses for Malcolm Bilson, David Breitman, Bart van Oort, Jacques Ogg, and Pierre Goy, and has participated in the Chopin Institute’s International Master Course, working with Alexei Lubimov and Tobias Koch on 19th-century pianos. He has given performances and lecture-recitals on a wide variety of historical keyboard instruments, including prior encounters with the instruments of the Sigal Music Museum.
About the Program:
The program will feature music from Liszt on the 1863 Erard Grand Piano and Chopin on the 1845 Broadwood Grand Piano, which Chopin himself played during his lifetime!