Katie Reimer - Concert Pianist
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship is pleased to present concert pianist Katie Reimer on Thursday, October 2 at 5:00 pm. Originally scheduled for later in the evening, the concert time was moved up to accommodate the Packer game. Admission is $10. The concert will be followed by a complimentary reception and the opportunity to meet Ms. Reimer.
Acclaimed by the New York Times for her "meditative" playing, Reimer is a New York City based concert pianist with broad interests as both a soloist and collaborative musician. She has performed extensively across the United States, and internationally in Vienna, Kaunas, and Stockholm.
The program for the evening, entitled Metamorphosis, will explore the way composers spanning 300 years use repetition to slowly transform and change our understanding of an original idea. The music on this program taps into our human craving for the familiar and expected, while also acknowledging our impatience for something new. The program includes J.S. Bach,Prelude and Fugue in C Major, WTC Book 1;Frédéric Chopin,Prelude, Op. 28, No. 15, “Raindrop”;Mohammed Fairouz,Piano Miniatures Nos. 4, 9, 10, 11;Philip Glass,Mad Rush & Wichita Vortex Sutra;Franz Liszt,Mullerlieder von Franz Schubert, S. 565, No. 1, “Das Wandern”;Daniel Bernard Roumain, Nine Soul Settings of a Bach Chorale;andFranz Schubert,Impromptu, Op. 90, No. 3.
This performance is presented by the UUFDC Emerson Series, named for Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882), an essayist, lecturer, poet, and Unitarian Minister. In 2002, UUFDC member and well-known music critic, the late Erik Eriksson created the series with the goal of providing low-cost and top-notch cultural programs for the northern Door community.