Dove of Peace Lutheran Church’s popular free series of classical music concerts, now in its 10th-anniversary season, presents the fourth installment of a multi-year project in which Beethoven’s 32 piano sonatas will be performed, on Sunday, Feb. 23, at 2 p.m. Each year, an early, middle, and late period sonata will be performed by the area’s top-emerging piano artists. As with all of Dove’s concerts, admission is free, although a free-will offering will be taken in support of Emerge! Center Against Domestic Violence.
The concert takes place in the Sanctuary of Dove of Peace Lutheran Church, 665 W. Roller Coaster Road.
The program includes:
Piano Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 2, No. 2 performed by Aika Tatebe, piano performance major at University of Arizona
Piano Sonata No. 13 in E-flat major “Quasi una fantasia”, Op. 27, No. 1 performed by Chia-Chun Ko, doctoral student in piano performance at University of Arizona
Piano Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109 performed by Elena Miraztchiyska, professional pianist and accompanist for Tucson Chamber Artists
Dove of Peace Lutheran Church is a center of musical and liturgical excellence in northwest Tucson. Their annual series features top musical talent and is paid for by the congregation as a gift to the community. Concertgoers are invited to make a freewill contribution to a local, non-sectarian charity at each event. This concert supports Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse, which provides opportunities to create, sustain and celebrate a life free from abuse.