Sarah Hagen sits at a grand piano

An exquisite afternoon featuring one of classical music’s finest masterpieces!

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November 12, 20232:00pm - 3:00pm Add to calendar


Studio Theatre at Surrey Arts Centre 13750 88 Ave, Surrey

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Hagen’s performance combines vivid precision of touch with perfect articulation of line, making her Goldberg Variations something to absolutely die for."—Whole Note Magazine

Enjoy a magnificent concert with some world-class music! Sarah Hagen brings this classic programme featuring Bach’s formidable Goldberg Variations to the Studio Theatre as part of the celebration of the recent release of her recording of the masterwork.

Goldberg Variations are the perfect way to showcase the piano’s virtuosity and rich expression. Regarded by many as the most serious and ambitious work for the keyboard, Goldberg Variations display JS Bach's exceptional knowledge of the many different styles of music of his day, and his own exquisite performing techniques and hardcore classical interpretation. Sarah will offer a short introduction to this marvelous and intense piece before playing the full work. Certain to be a rousing afternoon of spectacular music!

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About Sarah Hagen

Canadian pianist Sarah Hagen’s extensive touring has taken her across Canada, to Sweden, Denmark, France, Germany and Italy, and twice to New York City’s Carnegie Hall. Awarded as Artist of the Year by both Ontario Contact (2017) and the BC Touring Council (2015), and mentioned by The Guardian (Charlottetown) as the Best Classical Performance of 2014, her interpretations have been described as "outstandingly inventive" (University of Waterloo Gazette), ”played flawlessly” (Review- Vancouver).

In 2021 Sarah released her fourth album, J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations, which was heralded by Whole Note Magazine as “something to absolutely die for” and won two 2022 Music PEI awards for Instrumental Recording of the Year and Album Art of the Year.

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