Kairoff at the Keyboard

Friday afternoons at 1 during Triad Arts Weekend
Peter Kairoff

Steinway recording artist and Wake Forest University Professor of Music Peter Kairoff has performed as piano and harpsichord soloist all over the world, and he brings his talent, knowledge, and accessible style to Triad Arts Weekend during the weekly segment Understanding Classical Music with Kairoff at the Keyboard.

Peter makes classical music engaging, easy to understand, and his passion for the music is infectious. What makes Romantic music romantic? Who was Bach, and what made him so great? What exactly is musical form? Find out the answer to these questions and everything else you ever wanted to know about Classical music but were afraid to ask with Kairoff at the Keyboard, Fridays at 1:30pm on Triad Arts Weekend!

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12:26 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Kairoff at the Keyboard: Dynamics

Peter Kairoff explains the importance and musicality behind the use of dynamics in Classical music. 

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Arts
3:13 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Erik Satie

Pianist and WFU professor, Peter Kairoff, guides us through Gymnopédie No. 3 by French composer Erik Satie.

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Arts
3:00 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Mozart: Sonata Form

Peter Kairoff explains Sonata Form with an example from Mozart.

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Arts
2:27 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Edward MacDowell

Steinway performer and WFU professor, Peter Kairoff, sheds light on the American composer Edward MacDowell.

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Arts
2:18 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Franz Schubert

Peter Kairoff discusses the many genres for which pianist and composer Franz Schubert wrote during his brief life. 

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