Appreciating the classical piano repertoire is like appreciating anything else: it helps to know something. That’s where Jeffrey Siegel and his Keyboard Conversations come in. For 20 years he has brought these concerts-cum-lectures to the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and it is easy to see why he continues to attract throngs. His assured musicianship and deft, amusingly pointed commentary are edifying to novitiates, entertaining to veterans.
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