Jan Lisiecki, piano

MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2019

Venue Matthews Theatre


Few emerging pianists have made an impact on the classical scene like Polish-Canadian pianist Jan Lisiecki. Lisiecki started playing at age five, but has always rebuffed the label “child prodigy,” and at 22, has confirmed his status among the most imaginative and poetic pianists of his generation. His 2017 recording of Chopin works for piano and orchestras won the Ecco Klassik Prize—an album of which The New York Times said, “Lisiecki’s blend of youthful brilliance, refinement and grace are perfect for this music; all the performances are outstanding.” For his McCarter engagement, he has curated a program he calls Night Music, incorporating many facets of this genre of piano repertoire, including Ravel’s Gaspard de la Nuit, Schumann’s Nachtstucke Op.23, and Chopin’s Scherzo No. 1 in b.


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Photo by Deutsche Grammophon.

Photo by Deutsche Grammophon.

Photo by Deutsche Grammophon.

Photo by Deutsche Grammophon.

Photo by Deutsche Grammophon.


MONDAY, APRIL 22, 2019

Mitsuko Uchida, piano

A musician’s musician who maintains an inspired balance between head and heart, combines iconic perfection of sound with spontaneity in an all-Schubert program.

MARCH 12–31, 2019

Ken Ludwig’s The Gods of Comedy

Directed by Kathleen Marshall

In this latest comedy from Ken Ludwig, a young Princeton Classics professor puts her career—and her love life—in peril, and calls on the gods of Ancient Greece to save her. Tony Award® winner Kathleen Marshall directs.