Emanuel Ax : Offstage Activities
Flexibility in tempo and pacing can be essential to creating great drama and poetry in music, but the interpreter invariably walks a fine line between too much and too little. Laura Kargul, pianist and Director of Keyboard Studies at the University of Southern Maine, discusses the fine art of tempo rubato (“stolen time”) in musical interpretation. With examples drawn from across the solo piano literature she demonstrates how pacing is where the magic happens, and how far it can go wrong…
The pre-performance lecture takes place in the Rehearsal Hall at Merrill Auditorium.
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