One Pianist, One Evening, Five Beethoven Concertos

Apr 6, 2018

Wael Farouk is a formidable pianist. He's deeply expressive and his technique is virtuosic.

Dr. Wael Farouk and WUWM sound engineer Jason Rieve
Credit Bonnie North

And Friday evening, April 6, at Carthage College in Kenosha, Dr. Farouk will perform an especially Herculean feat: All five Beethoven piano concertos.

Sound engineer Jason Rieve and Lake Effect's Bonnie North visited Farouk at his office at Carthage, where he is on the music faculty, to record this conversation -- along with some pianistic demonstrations: