Pianist John Novacek featured in Music Series

By: Jessica Larkin Xavier University welcomed the internationally renowned pianist, John Novacek, as part of the Music Department’s Music Series. Novacek has received a number of prizes at the Leschetizky and Joanna Hodges international piano competitions. His performance this past Sunday included Robert Schumann’s “Carnaval” and Beethoven’s “Sonata No. 31.” He also performed classical Spaniard pieces from Isaac Albeniz, Enrique Granados and Alberto Ginastera during the latter half of the show. The audience arrived abuzz with conversation about the acclaimed artist. Some members compared the artist to other performances shown in the Music Series and others attended simply to enjoy … Continue reading Pianist John Novacek featured in Music Series