Richard Goode was at the TCE in the series of the Sunday Morning Concerts. The American pianist, who studied with no less than Rudolf Serkin and Mieczysław (Mieicio) Horszowski at the Curtis Institute, won the 1st prize at the Clara Haskil Competition and the Avery Fisher price. He was the 1st American-born pianist to record the complete Beethoven Sonatas, and is one of the Artistic Directors of the famous Marlboro Music School and Festival.
Particularly noted in Mozart and Beethoven, he had chosen a beautiful program, starting with Alban Berg Sonata. It is in one movement (of sonata form), and uses chromaticism giving tonality an unstable feel.