Concert pianist performs Feb. 5

Guest artist Stephen Carlson will share the joy of piano music at Pima Community College on Feb. 5.

The concert will start at 7 p.m. in the West Campus Center for the Arts Recital Hall. Admission is $8, with discounts available.

Repertoire selections include:

• “Sonata in A-flat major” by Franz Joseph Haydn

• “Sonata in C major, op. 2, no. 3” by Ludwig van Beethoven

• “Waltz in A minor, op. 32, no. 2”

• “Etude in A-flat major, op. 25, no. 1”

• “Polonaise in A-flat major, op. 53” by Frédéric Chopin

• Three movements from “Petrushka” by Igor Stravinsky

Carlson is a versatile soloist and chamber musician who has performed at colleges, universities and festivals throughout much of the U.S. and Canada.

He completed a doctorate in musical arts in piano performance and pedagogy at the University of Iowa, where he studied with Uriel Tsachor. He made his solo recital at Carnegie Hall in 2005, and has been a member of the Bemidji State University Music Department since 2006.

For ticket information, call the box office at 206-6986 or visit

-By Kit B. Fassler

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Pianist Stephen Carlson
Photo courtesy of PCC


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