The WORT 89.9 FM Madison, Wisconsin Area Classical Music Calendar for the Week Beginning September 5, 2013 Prepared by Rcih Samuels Host of Anything Goes.

Tuesday, 3 September 2013 | Rich Samuels


Thursday September 5, 7 pm at The Frequency, 121 W. Main Street.
The Color Field Festival presents TIGUE, Clocks in Motion and the Color Field Ensemble.

The first of three days of concerts in Madison.
Works by Robert Honstein, Aaron Siegel, and more.

More information at 608-397-4407 and

Friday September 6 7 pm at Audio for the Arts, 7 S. Blair Street, Madison
The Color Field Festival presents Clocks in Motion and the Color Field Ensemble.

Clocks in Motion and the Color Field Ensemble perform works by Chris Cerrone, Ravi Kittappa, Ryan Carter, John Cage, and more.

More information at 608-397-4407 and

Saturday September 7m noon at Capitol Square.
The Color Field Ensemble performs the world premier of a new work by Tony Marasco.

Saturday September 7, 7 pm at The Frequency, 121 W. Main St., Madison.
The Color Field Festival presents the Brothers Grimm performing works by Donatoni, Reich and more.

Saturday, September 7, 7:30 pm at Farley’s House of Pianos, 6522 Seybold Rd., Madison
Four Hands, One Piano
Varshavski-Shapiro Duo Returns to Farley’s

The duo will perform works by Schubert, Rachmaninoff, Mozart, and Stravinsky.


Franz Schubert

Sergei Rachmaninoff
Six Pieces


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Sonata in D Major

Igor Stravinsky
Rite of Spring

The concert is part of the Salon Piano Series, a new non-profit founded by Tim and Renée Farley to continue the tradition of concerts at Farley’s House of Pianos.

Tickets are $30 in advance or $35 the day of the concert. Tickets can be purchased at Farley’s House of Pianos and Orange Tree Imports on Monroe Street, or by calling 608-271-2626 to reserve tickets by credit or debit card. A lecture by Tim Farley will precede the concert at 7:00 pm, and an artists’ reception will follow the concert.
Varshavski and Shapiro are laureates of prestigious national and international competitions and have appeared in the Czech Republic, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Italy, Poland, Russia and the U.S. The duo has performed with orchestras including the Israel Chamber Orchestra, Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, and the “New World” Symphony Orchestra of Miami. Their live performances have been broadcast throughout the world.

Both Varshavski and Shapiro hold Bachelors and Masters degrees from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, where they studied under Israeli duo Alexander Tamir and Bracha Eden. They continued their studies under American pianist Victor Rosenbaum. In 2011, the duo received Doctoral degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where they studied with Martha Fischer. The duo appeared together at Farley’s in 2012 when they premiered the Villa Louis Steinway Centennial grand rebuilt in the Farley workshop.

Wednesday September 11, noon at Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Avenue, Madison

Organ concert by Bruce Bengston.

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