“It is virtually impossible to walk away from one ofMr. Goode’s recitals without the sense of having
gained some new insight, subtle or otherwise, into the works he played or about pianism itself.”
– The New York Times
For nearly 60 years, Richard Goode has been one of the world’s most dynamic, expressive pianists, “surprising us, surpassing our expectations and communicating perceptions that stay in the mind” (Gramophone). At the height of his interpretive powers, this Grammy®-winning pianist will illuminate canonical works of Classical masters Haydn and Mozart, and Romantic works by Beethoven, Chopin, and Janáčzek (program details online). His appearance also marks the inaugural classical performance sponsorship of the Convos Piano Giving Circle, which helps bring world-class piano performances to Purdue. Following the 2015 gift of a new Steinway Concert Grand by Janet and John Nine, Convos has reignited its piano-based repertoire with the visionary support of the Piano Giving Circle and generous Friends..