Watch: Midday Masterpieces by Bach, Schumann and Liszt

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Pianist Drew Petersen in The Greene Space (WQXR)

At 1 pm on the first Wednesday of every month, take a respite from your busy work day and head to The Greene Space at WQXR to hear some of classical music’s best-loved composers performed by rising stars from The Juilliard School. Leave the emails, phone calls and stress behind and settle in for an hour of musical serenity.

On Jan. 4, pianist Drew Petersen performed works by J.S. Bach, Schumann and Liszt. This performance is sold out, but you can watch it live on this page.

Share your comments on Twitter during the concert using #MiddayMasterpieces.

Program playlist:
J.S. Bach: Toccata in F-sharp minor, BWV 910
Schumann: Humoreske in B-flat major, Op. 20
Liszt: La Leggierezza, S. 144/2
Liszt: Mazeppa, S. 139/4


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Comments [6]

Here's my recent ConcertMeister blogpost about the concert:


Jan. 07 2017 11:40 AM

A sellout (even though it was free) crowd. They added seats and there were folks standing. Great performance of works that were new to me.


Jan. 05 2017 12:18 AM
Don from N.J.

Magnificent performance....Incredible pianism, deeply felt,
intelligent. A great artist.

Jan. 04 2017 10:47 PM
Susan Marie

Drew is an artist!

Jan. 04 2017 09:22 PM
Marie Smith

Wonderful performance
Thank you

Jan. 04 2017 02:06 PM

I'll be there in person.


Jan. 04 2017 12:49 AM

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