Great Gables Guide – Events In Coral Gables, Florida
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Play and Listen Recital at Steinway Piano Gallery
Tuesday, April 17 @ 11:00am - 12:30pm
Enjoy a delightful musical experience dedicated presented by the Coral Gables Music Club in loving memory of Rosalina Sackstein, legendary pianist and professor at University of Miami School of Music.
Club members and guest artists will perform at Steinway Piano Gallery at 11am. The event is free and open to the public.
Rosalina was great mentor to many young musicians of the past six decades, and a pupil of a pupil of a pupil of a pupil of Beethoven.
In 1801, Beethoven tutored 10-yearold Carl Czerny on the piano. Czerny, an Austrian composer, then taught composer Franz Liszt, who did the same for Martin Krause. The German concert pianist Krause, in turn, tutored Chilean pianist Claudio Arrau in 1911. Sackstein’s mentor: Arrau.
In addition to her career at UM, which included chairing the keyboard department and serving on the Women’s Advisory Committee on Academic Affairs, she served as president, from 1980 to 2012, of the Miami Civic Music Association, South Florida’s oldest concert series.
Coral Gables Music Club, a member of the Florida Federation of Music Clubs, has brought fine music to the community since 1939, with special events every third Tuesday of the month. Call 305-856-7678. http://coralgablesmusicclub.org/