Mr. Broberg’s program for the evening:
J.S. Bach: Adagio in G, BWV 968
J.S. Bach: Toccata in C minor, BWV 911
Franz Schubert: Impromptu in G-flat, Op. 90 No. 3 (D. 899)
Samuel Barber: Piano Sonata, Op. 26
- I. Allegro energico
- II. Allegro vivace e leggero
- III. Adagio mesto
- IV. Fuga: Allegro con spirito
— Intermission —
Franz Liszt: Sonata in B minor
Watch Kenneth Broberg perform “Barcarolle in F-sharp Major, Op. 60” by Frederic Chopin:
Born in 1993 in Minneapolis, MN, Kenneth Broberg commenced piano studies at the age of six under Dr. Joseph Zins. Following high school, he continued his studies at the Moores School of Music, University of Houston, where he earned a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance under Professor Nancy Weems. He is currently studying at the Park International Center for Music with Professor Stanislav Ioudenitch. He has won major prizes at several international piano competitions, including the Sydney International, Dallas International, New Orleans International, Seattle Symphony International, and Wideman International. He has performed as soloist with the Sydney Symphony, Seattle Symphony, Louisiana Philharmonic, Minnesota Orchestra, the Houston Ballet, the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra, and the Moores School Symphony, among others. Conductors he has worked with include Carlos Miguel Prieto, Ludovic Morlot, Benjamin Northey, Nicholas Milton, and Franz Anton Krager.
Kenneth has taught and given masterclasses in the U.S. and South America and has had solo, chamber, and concerto performances broadcast on NPR and ABC radio.