"Ms. Lai has a questing musical mind. Her approach is unusual and valuable. ...a very gifted musician and pianist."

- SIR András Schiff



Schaver Music Recital Hall
Old Main, Wayne State University
480 W Hancock, Detroit


Bach: Goldberg Variations


Talk-back and reception to follow


Praised by the great Bach interpreter Sir András Schiff, pianist Ling-Ju Lai is gaining world-wide renown for her insightful and deeply introspective performances of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach.

This season’s inDepth mini-series explores three epic sets of variations for the piano, starting with Bach’s Goldberg Variations, and continuing with works by Beethoven and Rzewski in February and March.  Designed to transform the normal concert experience, each inDepth concert starts with an introduction to a featured masterpiece,continues with a complete concert performance, and concludes with an informal talk-back conversation with the artist and a reception.