Pianists Jeffrey and Karen Savage stand back to back in front of a piano
Start: October 21, 2022 7:30 p.m.
End: October 21, 2022 9:30 p.m.
Location: Sursa Performance Hall

Contact Details

James Helton


88SQUARED, the piano duo of married pianists Jeffrey and Karen Savage, won the Ellis Piano Duo Competition and the Abild Prize for American Music. 88SQUARED has received critical praise from Singapore’s The Straits Times, American Record Guide, and Fanfare magazine; their performances have been called “fearless” (The Straits-Times) and “joyful and inspiring” (American Record Guide). The duo’s performances have been broadcast on internationally syndicated programs, on National Public Radio stations across the US, and on Vietnamese Public Television.


Symphonic Dances, Op. 45 Sergei Rachmaninov
I. Non allegro

Variations on a Theme of Beethoven, Op. 35 Camille Saint-Saens

(brief pause)

Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune Claude Debussy

Sonata in C Major, K. 330 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

I. Allegro moderato

II. Andante cantabile

III. Allegretto

Jeffrey Savage

Variations on a Theme of Paganini (1941) Witold Lutoslawski

Free Admission

This event is free and open to the public.


Parking is available in the McKinley Parking Garage (entrance on Ashland Avenue) located immediately south of Sursa Hall. On weekdays, metered parking ($1/hr) is available on the first floor of the garage until 7 p.m. at which time parking is free. This garage is free on weekends.

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