American Journey

American Journey

  • Location:111 Spring Street, South Salem, NY
  • Venue:South Salem Presbyterian Church
  • Length:04:00 pm

Artist:  Ulrich Roman Murtfeld

Called “a pianist to reckon with” (International Record Review), German pianist Ulrich Roman Murtfeld can be regularly heard performing in concert halls and on the radio throughout Europe. He is presented in collaboration with The German Forum for whom he will be performing earlier in the week at Lincoln Center’s Bruno Walter Auditorium. Mr. Murtfeld’s program journeys from Beethoven and Schubert to the American composers Edward MacDowell, Frederic Rzewski and Louis Moreau Gottschalk, among those featured on his CD “American Recital, Vol. 1,” and the newly released Vol. 2.


Ludwig van Beethoven

– Sonata No. 21 in C Major op. 53 – Waldstein

Franz Schubert

– Impromptu in F minor op. 142, No. 1 Allegro moderato

– Impromptu in F minor op. 142, No. 4  Allegro scherzando

Edward MacDowell  Woodland Sketches

– “To a Wild Rose“ from op. 51

– “Moto Perpetuo” from op. 46

– “March Wind” from op. 46

– “To a Water lily“ from op. 5

Frederic Rzewski

– Piano Piece No. 4

Louis Moreau Gottschalk

– Ricordati op. 26

Berceuse (Cradle Song) op. 47

The Banjo (Fantaisie Grotesque) op. 15