Do you like Beethoven's music?
Would you like a guided tour through some of his pieces?
Are you afraid you don't understand classical music well enough?
This class is for you!
I will play for you Beethoven's Piano Sonata in A major, Op.101 and then pick out details to demonstrate fascinating nuances that will blow your mind! I will expose the inner workings of music in simple terms and attempt to explain why and how it touches upon the most intimate realms of our soul.
After this class you will begin to listen to classical music with new ears - with a sense of understanding and enjoyment on a deeper level.
Javor is a classical pianist from Croatia and a graduate of the University of Mozarteum in Salzburg, as well as Mannes College in New York City. He is currently a doctoral candidate at the City University of New York. He has won numerous prizes at international competitions and performed at acclaimed music festivals across Europe, USA, China and South Africa.
In New York, Javor has performed at high-profile venues including Carnegie Hall, Steinway Hall, New York Historical Society, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. His performance has been broadcast on WQXR classical music station, and his first solo CD album “Tribute to Haydn” has been released on Labor records.
Javor has given a series of concerts for the humanitarian organization "Yehudi Menuhin's Live music now" which brings music to nursing homes and hospitals. Javor has also given a series of lecture-recitals at the International House New York aimed at promoting the interest and understanding of classical music among young people.