Blue Jeans and Beethoven

February 15, 2025 - 7:30pm


Jon Nakamatzu, piano

• Jon Nakamatsu was the last American to win the prestigious Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.

• Nakamatsu was working as a high school German teacher when he won the competition.

• Beethoven was in Vienna while it was under attack from Napoleon’s troops when he composed his majestic final piano concerto.

  • Beethoven Creatures of Prometheus Overture, Op. 43
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21
  • Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 73 “Emperor”
            Jon Nakamatsu, piano

Whitehead Auditorium. Reservations Required. 
Tickets $28 each.  Call (229) 333-2150.