Richard Goode


March 27, 2016, 4 PM

Music Room

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Richard Goode is among the most respected artists of the last 50 years. 
"Every time we hear [Richard Goode], he impresses us as better than we remembered, surprising us, surpassing our expectations, and communicating perceptions that stay in the mind."—Gramophone
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

The Well-Tempered Clavier: Book II: Prelude and Fugue No.1 in C Major, BWV870 
French Suite No. 6 in E Major, BWV 817
15 Sinfonias, BWV 787-801


The Well-Tempered Clavier: Book II: Prelude and Fugue No. 11 in F major, BWV 880
Partita No. 2 in C minor, BWV 826
Italian Concerto, BWV 971

Richard Goode has been hailed for music-making of tremendous emotional power, depth and expressiveness, and has been acknowledged worldwide as one of today’s leading interpreters of Classical and Romantic music. In regular performances with the major orchestras, recitals in the world’s music capitals, and through his extensive and acclaimed Nonesuch recordings, he has won a large and devoted following.

Richard Goode opens his 2015/2016 season as soloist with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and Jeffrey Kahane, followed by appearances with the Orchestre de Paris and Herbert Blomstedt, the Cincinnati Symphony and David Zinman, and the Orchestre National de Lyon and Ton Koopman, among others. A compelling recitalist, Goode will be featured in the Great Performers Series at Lincoln Center in New York, at the Royal Festival Hall in London, in the Chicago Symphony series, and at major venues in the US and Europe including those in Budapest, Cleveland, Denver, Dublin, Genova, Glasgow, Kansas City, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Vancouver, and Washington, DC. He will also return to both the Gilmore Festival and Krannert Center at the University of Illinois in addition to performing in a gala concert celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society

Richard Goode discuses Debussy's Preludes