A formidable soloist, bringing depth, eloquence, and gleeful technical assurance.
San Francisco Chronicle
The breadth of Ms. Buechner’s artistry, spanning thundering fortissimos and chiseled passagework, as well as lyrical moments colored by a poetic sensitivity that was tempered by wit and judicious restraint
The New York Times
Buechner's playing was faultless, favoring a bright, forthright sonority.
The Philadelphia Inquirer

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Welcome to my new website!

Welcome to the new www.saradavisbuechner.com! Have a look around and let me know what you think… -Sara

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Too Many Notes – Mozart Moments Ep. 7

There’s a well known scene from the movie “Amadeus” where the composer Mozart is accused of writing too many notes. Of course, this causes a little bit of consternation (and…

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Virtuosity According To Mozart

“I think a lot of people think that virtuosity on the piano means playing a lot of hard chords and notes really really fast while sweating a lot and looking…

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Now Batting: Wolfgang DiMaggio

Classical musicians often like to make a big distinction between the music they associate with and popular music (which they see as a somewhat “lesser” venture). But did Mozart ever…

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"Buechner's performance... with its soft contours and liquid, legato phrasing... had a beauty that might have taken even Mozart's breath away"

The Washington Post

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I will perform a solo recital of music of Mozart, Gershwin and others on this prestigious Halifax concert series.

NOV
17
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Beethoven’s Piano Concerto no. 3 in C minor, with conductor Rossen Milanov.

DEC
1 - 2
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I will give a lecture-demonstration about the intersections of music, language and culture in the piano compositions of Olivier Messiaen (1908 – 1992) and his Japanese counterparts Akio Yashiro (1929 – 1976), Kouji Taku (1904 – 1983), Toru Takemitsu (1930 – 1996), and others. One of many exciting events during the CESEM (Center for the Study of the Sociology and Aesthetics of Music) Encontro Internacional de Piano Contemporâneo.

DEC
10 - 17
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"Buechner has it all... intelligence, integrity and all-encompassing technical prowess"

The New York Times

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