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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3:08 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

The Baroque Era

In this episode of Understanding Classical Music, Steinway Artist Peter Kairoff reveals the best of the Baroque: ornamentation, polyphony, and the father of the mighty piano: the harpsichord.  

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12:15 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

Felix Mendelssohn

On this week's Understanding Classical Music with Kairoff at the Keyboard, Peter sings without singing, plays without playing....wait, actually he is playing, have no fear! Song Without Words is a piece by Felix Mendelssohn, that is conceived as a song with a singer, yet has no words. Join Peter Kairoff in exploring this beautiful piece of music.

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12:00 am
Wed March 6, 2013

Claude Debussy

Peter Kairoff

July 20, 2012

Wake Forest University Professor of Music Peter Kairoff will shine a light on composer Claude Debussy in our segment Understanding Classical Music with Kairoff at the Keyboard.

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3:44 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

Johannes Brahms

Understanding Classical Music with Peter Kairoff at the Keyboard. On this week's all new installment Peter explores the music of Johannes Brahms & his use of motives.

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12:00 am
Tue March 5, 2013

Johann Sebastian Bach

June 8, 2012

On today's Musical Moments with Peter Kairoff, it's all Johann Sebastian Bach all the time. What did he write, how did he do it, and what exactly made Bach such a big shot? All will be revealed with pianist and Wake Forest University Professor of Music Peter Kairoff tickling the ivories on Triad Arts Up Close.

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