John Ferguson, pianist
Upcoming Performances
July 10, 2017, 11:00 a.m., Rhode Island Music Festival, Newport, RI
Beethoven:  Sonata Op. 106 "Hammerklavier" 

July 12, 2017, 5:30 p.m., Midsummer Adult Piano Retreat, Williams College, Williamstown, MA
Beethoven:  Sonata Op. 106 "Hammerklavier" 


October 1, 2017, 4:00 p.m., Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA

Schubert:  Sonata in G major, D. 894; Beethoven:  Sonata Op. 106 "Hammerklavier"


Past Performances


July 14, 2016, Midsummer Adult Piano Retreat, Williams College, Williamstown, MA
Solo recital: music of J.S. Bach, Schubert, Rachmaninoff, Chopin, Brahms, Webern, and McDonald

January 31, 2016, First Congregational Church, Brockton, MA

Solo recital: music of J.S. Bach, Debussy, Chopin, Brahms, Ligeti, Stockhausen, Liszt, and others

January 10, 2016, Brookline Library, Brookline, MA 


Solo recital: music of J.S. Bach, Debussy, Chopin, Brahms, Ligeti, Stockhausen, Liszt, and others

November 8, 2015, Austin Peay State University, George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall, Clarksville, TN

Recital with Eric Ruske, horn:  Music of Schumann, Hindemith, Gliere, and others 

February 1, 2015 First Congregational Church, Brockton, MA

Beethoven:  Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 (transcribed for solo piano by Franz Liszt)

May 19, 2015 Saint Peter's Church, New York, NY

Recital with Cecile Hastie, soprano:  Songs and Arias by Stravinsky and Beethoven

June 25, 2014 Boston University Tanglewood Institute, Lenox MA

Ligeti:  Trio for horn, violin and piano, with Eric Ruske, horn; Jennifer Frautschi, violin


October 3, 2013 University of Northwestern Saint Paul, MN  

Beethoven:  Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 (transcribed for solo piano by Franz Liszt)

August 9, 2013 Old First Concerts, San Francisco, CA  

     Beethoven:  Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 (transcribed for solo piano by Franz Liszt)

April, 11 2013 M. Steinert and Sons, Boston MA     

     Beethoven:  Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 (transcribed for solo piano by Franz Liszt)


September 30, 2010 Community Music Center of Boston, Boston MA

Beethoven:  Sonatas Op. 28 "Pastoral" and 106 "Hammerklavier" 


August 8, 2010 Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA

        Beethoven:  Sonatas Op. 28 "Pastoral" and 106 "Hammerklavier"

August 6, 2010 Old First Concerts, San Francisco, CA

        Beethoven:  Sonatas Op. 28 "Pastoral" and 106 "Hammerklavier"

July 20, 2010 Midsummer Adult Piano Retreat, Williams College, Williamstown, MA

        Beethoven:  Sonatas Op. 28 "Pastoral" and 106 "Hammerklavier"

August 26, 2007 Crocker Concert Series, Sacramento, CA

Capistrano Hall, California State University, Sacramento, CA

Handel:  Suite in F-sharp minor

Sibelius:  Cinq Esquisses Op. 114

Ferguson:  Piano Piece No. 5

Beethoven:  Sonata in A-flat major Op. 110

 
November 4, 2007 Brookline Library, Brookline, MA

Handel:  Suite in F-sharp minor

Sibelius:  Cinq Esquisses Op. 114

Ferguson:  Piano Piece No. 5

Beethoven:  Sonata in A-flat major Op. 110


November 12, 2006 Assumption College, Worcester, MA

Bach/Rachmaninoff:  Partita in E major for violin BWV 1006

Babbitt:  Semi-Simple Variations (1956)

Schubert:  Sonata in A minor D. 845

Stockhausen:  Klavierstück VIII (1954)

Brahms: Romanze Op. 118 No.5

Beethoven:  Sonata in C minor Op. 111

 
November 3, 2006 University of Massachusetts, Lowell

         Recital with tenor Murray Kidd

           Schumann’s Dichterliebe Op. 48; songs by Simon and Garfunkel, Queen, and Elton John

         
October 21, 2006 Honan-Allston Library

Bach/Rachmaninoff:  Partita in E major for violin BWV 1006

Babbitt:  Semi-Simple Variations (1956)

Schubert:  Sonata in A minor D. 845

Stockhausen:  Klavierstück VIII (1954)

Brahms: Romanze Op. 118 No.5

Beethoven:  Sonata in C minor Op. 111
 

August 6, 2006 Art Complex at Duxbury, Duxbury, MA

Bach/Rachmaninoff:  Partita in E major for violin BWV 1006

Babbitt:  Semi-Simple Variations (1956)

Schubert:  Sonata in A minor D. 845

Stockhausen:  Klavierstück VIII (1954)

Brahms: Romanze Op. 118 No.5

Beethoven:  Sonata in C minor Op. 111

June 7, 2006  Steinert Hall, Boston MA

J.S. Bach:  Art of Fugue BWV 1080 (excerpts)

            Handel:  Suite in G minor


May 7, 2006
First Baptist Church, Worcester, MA

          Harpsichord Recital

 Handel:  Suite in G minor

             Byrd: The Carman’s Whistle

             Harrison:  Moderato from Six Sonatas (1943)

             Ligeti:  Hungarian Rock (1978)

             Couperin: Les Barricades Mysterieuses

             J.S. Bach:  Selections from Art of Fugue

 
March 16, 2006 MIT Chapel, Cambridge, MA

          Solo Violin Recital

 Cage:  One10

                 Bach:  Partita in B minor

 
March 14, 2006 King’s Chapel, Boston, MA

Bach:  Partita in B minor for solo violin

 
March 9, 2006 Community Music Center of Boston, MA

          Solo Violin Recital

 Glass:  Strung Out

 Cage:  One10

             Bach:  Partita in B minor

           
January 15, 2006 Phillips Academy, Andover, MA

          Solo Violin Recital

 Glass:  Strung Out

 Cage:  One10

              Bach:  Partita in B minor

October 22, 2005
Honan-Allston Library, Allston, MA

             Music of Mozart, Schubert, Chopin, Brahms, Prokofiev

October 4, 2005 Recital with Stephen Burns, Trumpet, Assumption College, Worcester, MA

          Music of Sulek, Jolivet, Ibert, Brandt, and others

 June 29, 2005 Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series, Chicago, IL

          Mozart: Rondo in D major K. 485

Schubert:  3 Klavierstücke D. 946

Chopin:  Nocturne in C minor Op. 48, No. 1

Prokofiev:  Scherzo Op. 12, No. 10

Preston Bradley Hall

Chicago Cultural Center

 May 25, 2005 Stowe Performing Arts, Stowe, VT

          J.S. Bach:  Contrapunctus I from The Art of Fugue BWV 1080

Mozart: Rondo in D major K. 485

Schubert:  3 Klavierstücke D. 946

Brahms:  Intermezzo in E-flat major Op. 117 No. 1

Chopin:  Nocturne in C minor Op. 48, No. 1

Prokofiev:  Scherzo Op. 12, No. 10

 
March 5, 2005 Melrose Symphony Orchestra, Melrose, MA

          Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 2

February 25, 2005  Tubac Center for the Performing Arts, Tubac, AZ

          Frederic Rzewski: The People United Will Never Be Defeated

February 22, 2005  Northern Arizona State University, Flagstaff, AZ

          Frederick Rzewski: The People United Will Never Be Defeated

 
February 16, 2005  Steinert Hall, Boston, MA

            Frederick Rzewski:  The People United Will Never Be Defeated

 
Februrary 5, 2005 Phillips Academy, Andover, MA

            Frederick Rzewski:  The People United Will Never Be Defeated

October 24, 2004 Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME

          Minatures from the 1900’s”—30 short works by influential composers of the last 100 years

October 5, 2004 Recital with trumpeter Stephen Burns, St. Paul’s School, Concord, NH

          Music of Copland, Hindemith, Ferguson, and others

July 19, 2004 Honan-Allston Library, Allston, MA

          Minatures from the 1900’s”—30 Short works by influential composers of the last 100 years

 February 20, 2004 Brewery Arts Center, Carson City, NV

          Beethoven/Liszt:  Symphony No. 9

 February 18, 2004 Mesa College, San Diego, CA

          Beethoven/Liszt:  Symphony No. 9

February 17, 2004 Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA

          Beethoven/Liszt:  Symphony No. 9




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