"Kayleen's gift for making classical music come alive is nothing short of breath-taking. I leave every class with my mind on fire and my heart burning with inspiration and hope" - Osher Lifelong Learning Student Evaluation
Passion, death, madness and melancholy: what's not to love about the Romantic Era? Join a six-week celebration of the lives and musical legacies of the extraordinary composers of the 19th century. Each week will focus on the fascinating story of a particular pianist, embellished by live performances of cherished favorite works.
October 8 From Beethoven to Franz Schubert
October 15 Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn, Twin Souls of Music October 22 Frederic Chopin, The Poet of the Piano
October 29 Love, Longing and Madness: Robert Schumann and Clara Wieck
November 5 Nationalism and Narcissism: Edvard Grieg, Richard Wagner and Franz Liszt,
November 12 Johannes Brahms, The Last Romantic Hero