A free public lecture and presentation series
organized by the King Library Special Collections
Ira F. Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies
November 5, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
Ignaz Moscheles and the
Changing World of Musical Europe
Lecture by Mark Kroll,
Professor Emeritus at Boston University
Mark Kroll has earned worldwide recognition as a harpsichordist, fortepianist, scholar and educator during a career spanning more than forty years. Professor emeritus at Boston University, he is the author of four books: Ignaz Moscheles and the Changing World of Musical Europe; Johann Nepomuk Hummel: A Musician’s Life and World; Playing the Harpsichord Expressively; and with noted Beethoven scholar Lewis Lockwood, The Beethoven Violin Sonatas. Kroll has published scholarly editions of the music of Hummel, Geminiani, Charles Avison and Francesco Scarlatti, and he is currently preparing the volume of Geminiani’s opus 4 sonatas and concertos for the Opera Omnia of the composer’s works, and an edition of Hummel’s Sonata for Violoncello and Piano, op. 104 for Bärenreiter.