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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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…

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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),…

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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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"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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World Première of Jared Miller’s Piano Concerto “Shattered Night.”

This stunning new work is an emotionally gripping evocation of the events of the Kristallnacht in Germany, in November 1938. It is a co-commission by the Canada Council, the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, and myself, and its première is given as part of the Winnipeg New Music Festival 2020.

JANUARY
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The first of three programs of the complete Piano Sonatas of Wolfgang Mozart includes the Sonatas KV 279, 280, 281, 282, 332 and 333.

All three recitals are free admission, at Rock Hall of Temple University. This program begins at 7:30 p.m.

The series is dedicated to the memory of my dear friend and mentor Paul Badura-Skoda.

JANUARY
31
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The second of three programs of the complete Piano Sonatas of Wolfgang Mozart includes the Sonatas KV 309, 533/494 and 570; and the Fantasy and Sonata in C minor KV 475/457.

All three recitals are free admission, at Rock Hall of Temple University. This program begins at 7:30 p.m.

The series is dedicated to the memory of my dear friend and mentor Paul Badura-Skoda.

FEBRUARY
1
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"Buechner has it all... intelligence, integrity and all-encompassing technical prowess"

The New York Times

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