The Art of the Recital

Gilles Vonsattel: Revolution

Thursday, February 2, 7:30 PM at Rose Studio



With a heady program intended to spark connections between historical social revolts, the Swiss-American pianist Gilles Vonsattel appears solo in a Society recital.

The New Yorker

The timeless art of the recital is perpetuated in the hands of present-day masters of the genre. Experience the musical journeys crafted by these thrilling performers in the intimate Rose Studio.


  • Dussek The Sufferings of the Queen of France for Piano, Op. 23 (1793)
  • Beethoven Six Bagatelles for Piano, Op. 126 (1824)
  • Beethoven Sonata in E-flat major for Piano, Op. 81a, “Das Lebewohl, Abwesenheit, und Wiedersehn” (“Les Adieux”) (1809-10)
  • Janáček Sonata 1.X.1905 (From the Street, 1 October 1905) for Piano (1905-06)
  • Liszt “Funérailles” from Harmonies poétiques et religieuses for Piano (1833-34)
  • Rzewski “Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues” from Four North American Ballads for Piano (1978-79)