The Peabody Post

Robert Sacks Performs In Honor of Walter Hautzig

Robert SacksRobert Sacks (BM ’81, Piano) has participated in several recent performances honoring the memory of his teacher, Walter Hautzig, with whom he studied at Peabody from 1977-81. The first was an all-Schubert program in his adopted hometown of Naperville, Ill. In addition, he has recently appeared on the Classically Alive music series in Colorado Springs, Colo. with two performances on August 2, including another all-Schubert program with collaborator Abe Minzer (MM ‘78, Piano). The second performance on August 2, an all-Brahms program, consisted of performances of the composer’s two piano and cello sonatas, opp. 38 and 99, with cellist Paul Christopher. The all-Brahms program will be repeated on Monday, September 9, at 7:30 pm at Northwestern State University of Louisiana, where Mr. Christopher serves on the faculty.

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