Bard College: Visiting Artist: Robert Silverman, piano. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C# minor, WTC I, No. 4; Copland: Variations (1930); Beethoven: Sonata No 31 in A-flat major, Op. 110; Schubert: "Wanderer" Fantasie, Op. 15, D.760; Chopin: Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52. In a career spanning more than five decades, Robert Silverman performed in concert halls throughout North America, Europe, the Far East and Australia. Under the batons of renowned conductors such as Seiji Ozawa, John Eliot Gardiner, and Kiril Kondrashin, he appeared with orchestras worldwide, including the Chicago Symphony, the Sydney Symphony, the BBC Symphony, the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestras, as well as every major orchestra in Canada. He was a faculty member at the University of British Columbia for thirty years, including a 5-year term as Director of the School of Music. A long-standing Steinway artist, he is frequently heard on the CBC and has recorded for EMI, Stereophile, Marquis Classics, OrpheumMasters and Isomike. László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building, 3 pm, free.