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 restraintThe New York Times
Buechner's playing was faultless, favoring a bright, forthright sonority.The Philadelphia Inquirer
Welcome to my new website!
Welcome to the new www.saradavisbuechner.com! Have a look around and let me know what you think… -SaraRead more
Rave Review of Beethoven Concerto No. 3 with Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Here are some highlights from a wonderful review of my performance of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra this past weekend under the…Read more
ADAGIO FOR THANKSGIVING
This beautiful Adagio is one of 24 new pieces for piano, entitled “The Wolf-Tempered Clavier” by Hungarian composer Péter Wolf. My first piano teacher, Veronika Wolf Cohen (cousin of Péter),…Read more
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…Read more
The Washington Post
"Buechner's performance... with its soft contours and liquid, legato phrasing... had a beauty that might have taken even Mozart's breath away"
In the first solo appearance I have given in many years, in Baltimore — my home town — I will perform favorite works of Mozart, Chopin, Federico Longás and George Gershwin. I will also talk about my early years in Baltimore and my life as the most prominent transgender classical musician of our time.
It feels urgent to do so, at a time when LGBTQIA+ folks are being demonized as never before. This is why we must all stand proudly, for Pride.
I am so profoundly touched to give this personal appearance in the city where my musical artistry was formed.
This concert begins at 3:00 p.m.
San Francisco CA
Bay Area Rainbow Symphony
On this year’s BARS Pride Concert, I am proud to be the piano soloist in Leonard Bernstein’s “Age of Anxiety” (Symphony no. 2). Dawn Harms conducts.
Saturday evening at 7:30 p.m., at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
Solo recital on this venerable New York concert series, aboard the floating boat docked beneath the Brooklyn Bridge. A magnificent view for every concert.
The program is a tribute to French color, with works of Déodat de Séverac, Cécile Chaminade, Jacques Dupont, Joaquín Turina, Emmanuel Chabrier and Maurice Ravel (Valses Nobles et Sentimentales).
Concert (one hour, no intermission) begins at 7:00 p.m.
The New York Times
"Buechner has it all... intelligence, integrity and all-encompassing technical prowess"