Evening performance to showcase pianist’s artistry and technique

Hailed by Gyögy Sebök as “one of the finest of her generation,” pianist Kyoko Hashimoto will present a solo recital at Windsor’s Mackenzie Hall on Saturday, March 16, at 7:30 p.m.

The evening’s program includes Béla Bartók’s Dance Suite; Johannes Brahms’ 16 Walzer Opus 39; Partita, no.2, in C Minor by J. S. Bach and Ludwig van Beethoven’s 12 variations on the Russian dance from the ballet Das Waldmädchen of Paul Wranitzky.

Hashimoto is associate professor of piano at McGill University and director of its piano program. Find a full program and more biographical details on the music website.

Admission to her recital is $15; $5 for students. Tickets are available at the door or in advance by phoning 519-253-3000, ext. 4212, or online at www.uwindsor.ca/music. Mackenzie Hall is located at 3277 Sandwich Street.

Hashimoto will also give a masterclass at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 17, in the Music Building’s Recital Hall, room 139. Students performing include Jihyun Hong, Junghoon Ko, Carl Binasoy, Tiger Yang and Anastasia Calfas. Observers are welcome to attend. Click here for more information.