December 11, 2003
- Hungarian Consulate General, NY
A CHRISTMAS CONCERT with ROMANTIC
Greetings and introduction by Dr.
General of Hungary
Christmas Concert at the Consulate was the kickoff performance for his
upcoming 14-country tour, including Hungary. He
will be a performer of the
Budapest Spring Festival -
Chambers evenings on March 24, 2004
Claude Debussy: Tres calme
et document expressif
Franz Liszt: Liebesträume
Liszt: Sonata in B Minor
Granados: Quejas ň la Maja uy el Ruiseńor
Roberto McCausland-Dieppa is a compelling
pianist, praised for his brilliant keyboard mastery combined with an
intense musical sensitivity. He has made many successful appearances
throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe, India and
Australia as a soloist and collaborative pianist, performing with
conductors such as Jamie Leon, Ottavio Grieffenstein and Eudardo Mata.
McCausland-Dieppa prefers to explore in his
recitals the repertoire of Liszt, Chopin, Beethoven, and Rachmaninoff,
interpreting the music with his uniquely dramatic style.
Since 1994 he has released three compact
discs entitled Liszt and More, Romantic Artistry of Liszt and Ravel
and Beethoven for Kids and Teens. His newest recordings featuring the
complete set of Mozart sonatas and Ibero-American four-hand pieces are
due to be released in the spring, 2004.
Mr. McCausland-Dieppa is a Baldwin Artist,
receives funding from the Ohio Arts Counil (sponsored by the National
Endowment of Arts) and has been the recipient of the Cleveland
Foundation / Mesa Espagnola concert grant award, The Alice B. Warden
Prize in Piano, Distinguished Alumni from KCP schools and the Beaux
Arts Prize in Piano. In 2002 he was the recipient of the 'Merrill
Lynch Prize in Piano' for outstanding performance and teaching.
During this year's musical season Mr. McCausland-Dieppa 's performances will include the Budapest Spring
Festival and programs in London, Brussels, Warsaw, Berlin, Paris,
Bern, Vienna, Madrid, Lisbon, Rome, Buenos Aires and Bogota.
Mr. McCausland-Dieppa has a Dmus-Phd. in
Liszt studies. Among the artists he has studied are J. Cary Lewis and
Barry Schneider. He attended the Edwin Gerschefski master classes and
in Europe the Fischer master class series."
Source: Hungarian Consulate General, NY
The concert was followed by a reception
Klári Égei with Attila Kiss and Nóra Batternay
The Christmas Concert was hosted by
Gabriella Lonkai Horváth and Gábor Horváth
Gábor Horváth with Klári Égei and