Randall Love, fortepiano
Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 8:00pm
Works by Beethoven, Clementi, and Field on the Duke University Musical Instrument Collections' Clementi piano (c.1805-10).Randall Love is a member of the Duke University music faculty where he teaches piano and fortepiano. He has been heard in this country as a soloist and chamber player in events ranging from performances on period instruments to contemporary concerts featuring North Carolina composers. He has performed at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival, the Boston Early Music Festival, and the Schubert Club in St. Paul, Minnesota. He has collaborated with Ensemble Courant (UNC-Chapel Hill) in numerous programs featuring romantic music on original instruments. Love has recorded solo works of Vorísek (Titanic) and has also collaborated with Capitol Chamber Artists of Albany, NY, in concerts and a recording of Haydn's London Symphonies in a chamber version by Johann Salomon.He received his music training from the Oberlin Conservatory (B.M.) and the New England Conservatory (M.M. with honors). While living in the Boston area, he concertized extensively on the fortepiano. A two-year period of study in Amsterdam followed during which he earned a soloist diploma with honors from the Sweelinck Conservatory.