Piano Recital: Päivi Ekroth


Location: Debartolo Performing Arts Center, Leighton Concert Hall

Pianist Päivi Ekroth will be presenting a solo piano recital consisting of music by the three big B’s of classical music: J.S. Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Johannes Brahms.

Paivi Ekroth received a special grant from the Finnish Cultural Foundation to perform this solo recital program in the Kuusankoski-talo hall in Finland in August, 2011.


“Päivi Ekroth is an artist of exceptional refinement, intelligence, and sensitivity, equally impressive in solo and ensemble music.” (Jerome Lowenthal, Juilliard School of Music, New York).

“Ms. Ekroth is one of the foremost lied interpreters.” (Tidningen Åland [newspaper]).

“Päivi Ekroth possesses the kind of large-scale artistic format that goes well with big halls and audiences." (Erik T. Tawastjerna, Sibelius-Academy, Finland).

“A vivacious and spontaneous temperament, an effortless and beautiful rendition, and a confident mastering of great form are all characteristics of her interpretations.” (Sirkka Harjunmaa, Sibelius-Academy, Finland)