Steinway recording artist and Wake Forest University Professor of Music Peter Kairoff has performed as piano and harpsichord soloist all over the world, and he brings his talent, knowledge, and accessible style to 88.5 WFDD during the monthly segment Understanding Classical Music with Kairoff at the Keyboard.
Peter makes classical music engaging, easy to understand, and his passion for the music is infectious. What makes Romantic music romantic? Who was Bach, and what made him so great? What exactly is musical form? Find out the answer to these questions and everything else you ever wanted to know about Classical music but were afraid to ask with Kairoff at the Keyboard, weeknights during Performance Today on 88.5 WFDD.
12:26pm Aug 01, 2013Arts Arts
Peter Kairoff explains the importance and musicality behind the use of dynamics in Classical music.
3:13pm Jul 31, 2013Arts Arts
Pianist and WFU professor, Peter Kairoff, guides us through Gymnopédie No. 3 by French composer Erik Satie.
2:27pm Jul 31, 2013Arts Arts
Steinway performer and WFU professor, Peter Kairoff, sheds light on the American composer Edward MacDowell.
2:18pm Jul 31, 2013Arts Arts
Peter Kairoff discusses the many genres for which pianist and composer Franz Schubert wrote during his brief life.
11:38am Jul 31, 2013Arts Arts
Pianist and WFU professor, Peter Kairoff, explores the life and music of Domenico Scarlatti.
1:34pm Jul 19, 2013Arts Arts
10:30am May 17, 2013Arts Arts
This week Peter Kairoff explores the powerful simplicity of Frederick Chopin's Prelude in E minor, one of the twenty-four preludes he wrote in homage to J.S. Bach.
3:08pm Mar 06, 2013Arts Arts
In this episode of Understanding Classical Music, Steinway Artist Peter Kairoff reveals the best of the Baroque: ornamentation, polyphony, and the father of the mighty piano: the harpsichord.
12:15pm Mar 06, 2013Arts Arts
12:00am Mar 06, 2013Arts Arts
July 20, 2012
3:44pm Mar 05, 2013Arts Arts
Understanding Classical Music with Peter Kairoff at the Keyboard.
12:00am Mar 05, 2013Arts Arts
June 22, 2012
In this week’s Kairoff at the Keyboard, Wake Forest University Professor Peter Kairoff demonstrates why Beethoven is such a giant in the world of classical music.