Join us on Saturday, November 20 at 2:00 pm to hear the distinguished American pianist Christopher Goodpasture perform an all-Beethoven program.



Program

Composer Work Year
Ludwig van Beethoven Six Variations on an original theme, Op. 34 1803
Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 28 in A major, Op. 101 1816
Intermission
Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 6 in F major, Op. 10 No. 2 1798
Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111 1822


About the Artist

Described by the Toronto Concert Review as “exuding a depth of artistry and sublime musical sensitivity” and noted by the Dallas Morning News for his “rhetorical grandeur, romantic warmth, and surefire technique,” pianist Christopher Goodpasture has a growing reputation as a recitalist, chamber musician and orchestral soloist.

Winner of Astral Artists 2019 National Auditions in Philadelphia, Christopher regularly performs in concert venues internationally, including the Kennedy Center (Washington D.C.), Benaroya Hall (Seattle), Koerner Hall (Toronto), Alice Tully Hall, Merkin Hall, Weill Recital Hall (New York), Bing Concert Hall (San Francisco), and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. He is a top prize-winner of international competitions across the country including the Washington International Piano Competition, Seattle International Piano Competition, Iowa International Piano Competition, Dallas International Piano Competition, and Serge and Olga Koussevitzky Competition for Pianists in New York.

Born in Los Angeles, California, Christopher’s education began at the Pasadena Conservatory, where he studied theory, chamber music, and for four years, composition with American composer, Andrew Norman. Christopher holds graduate degrees from the Yale School of Music and The Juilliard School, where his teachers included Hung-Kuan Chen, Peter Frankl, Jerome Lowenthal and Christopher Elton. He received his Bachelor of Music from the University of Southern California and an Artist Diploma from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, studying with Stewart Gordon and John Perry.


About the Concert

Our concerts take place in a southern Rhode Island home near the village of Peace Dale. Our street address is 103 North Road, Wakefield, RI 02879.

Map and Directions

This performance begins at 2:00 pm. If your schedule permits, please join us one hour before the performance for a discussion about the music on the program. After the performance, you’ll have an opportunity to meet the artists and learn more about their background, interests, and activities.


Reservations

Advance reservations are required. If you’d like to attend this concert, send us an email and tell us the number of seats to reserve. If seating is available, we’ll confirm your reservation. If not, we’ll add you to the waiting list. If you have a confirmed reservation and you later decide not to attend, please let us know so others can take your place.

The suggested contribution is $40 per person. Students and seniors, please contribute whatever you can afford. Contributions are collected at the door. We accept cash, personal checks, and credit cards.

Seating capacity for this concert: 20