Sarah Beth Briggs: The Austrian Connection

June 27, 2020, 9:00 am

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Much lauded for her interpretations of Hans Gál’s piano concerto and chamber music works, pianist Sarah Beth Briggs presents the composer’s beguiling Three Preludes alongside well-loved works by three of his greatest Austrian forebears – Haydn, Mozart and Schubert. Following meticulous examination of the original scores, Briggs sensitively translates the authentic character of each work to the resources of a modern piano with revelatory results.