Classical pianist Richard Goode will showcase his virtuoso skills at 3 p.m. April 2 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. He will perform pieces by Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven and Frederic Chopin.
Tickets are on sale here, by phone at 402-472-4747 or at the Lied Center box office, 301 N. 12th St. Students can purchase tickets at a 50 percent discount with a valid NCard.
Goode is recognized worldwide as one of the foremost interpreters of classical and romantic music. He regularly performs with major orchestras and gives recitals in the world’s music capitals. His recordings on the Nonesuch label have won him a large and loyal following as well as a Grammy Award and several Grammy nominations.
Last season, Goode performed as a soloist with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, the Orchestre de Paris, the Cincinnati Symphony and the Orchestre National de Lyon, among others. He was featured in the Great Performers Series at New York’s Lincoln Center, at the Royal Festival Hall in London, in the Chicago Symphony series and at major venues in Europe and the United States. In the 2015-16 season, he opened Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival and was featured in five appearances at Carnegie Hall.
The Lied Center performance is supported by the Piano Circle: MarySue Harris, Anabeth H. Cox, Mrs. Larry H. Lusk, Joan M. Reist, Charlotte Heermann, Judith C. Amber, John and Mary Ann Clinton and Diana H. Warner.