Trevor Stephenson
Keyboard Performance • Piano, Fortepiano, Harpsichord

Music of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and Schubert
Trevor Stephenson, fortepiano
Margaret Fox, mezzo-soprano

Saturday evening, October 24 at 7 pm.

Featured composers are Haydn, Beethoven, Mozart, and Schubert. Trevor Stephenson will be at the 18th-century fortepiano; our guest artist will be outstanding mezzo-soprano Margaret Fox--many of you heard Margaret’s spectacular performance in Madison in July at the national Handel Aria Competition!
At the October 24 house concert: Haydn’s masterpiece story-song “Ariadne auf Naxos” and several lieder by Schubert, including the haunting/gothic “Der Doppelgänger” and his incomparably elegant “Litaney auf das Fest Aller Seelen” (Litany for All-Souls Day, Nov. 2).

If you would like to attend, please email as soon as possible; reservations are required --
Seating is limited to 45 people. Admission is $40 per person. Refreshments will be served.

October 24, 2015, Saturday, 7 pm: House Concert at the home of Rose and Trevor Stephenson, 5729 Forsythia Place, Madison WI 53705



Class on the
Piano Music of Beethoven & Chopin

January 25-February 22
Instruments: 18th-c. fortepiano, 19th-c. Victorian parlor-grand piano, 19th-c. Victorian upright piano, c. 1855 Viennese concert grand piano (Bösendorfer)
Topics: Tempo, tempo rubato, touch, articulation, phrase groupings, fingering, pedaling, tuning and temperament. Accounts of how Chopin and Beethoven taught and played. Correspondence between historical aesthetics and construction techniques used in making fortepianos and 19th-c. pianos.

This winter I'll be teaching a five-part course on the Piano Music of Beethoven & Chopin. The 90-minute classes (6-7:30 pm) will run on five consecutive Monday evenings from January 25 through February 22. All classes will be held at my home-studio (5729 Forsythia Place, Madison WI 53705). Reading knowledge of music is suggested. Enrollment for the course is $135. Class size limited to 20 students. Please contact me if you'd like to attend.

January 25 – Beethoven, Six Ecossaises WoO 83; Chopin, selected Mazurkas
February 1 – Beethoven, Sonata in C# minor op. 27 #2 (Moonlight); Chopin, Nocturnes in Db major op. 27 #2 & C minor op. 48 #2
February 8 – Beethoven, Sonata in C major op. 53 (Waldstein); Chopin, Etude in C major op. 10 #1, Waltz in A minor op. 34 #2
February 15 – Beethoven, Sonata in Ab major, op. 110; Chopin Ballade, Ab major, op. 47
February 22 – Beethoven, Sonata in C minor, op. 111; Chopin, Scherzo in C# minor, op. 39

2015-16 SEASON starts with concerts on october 3 & 4
Baroque Concertos
information at


Recent CD Releases
Listen to samples and order online at our Recordings page

Songs by Mozart, Haydn & Schubert
Chelsea Morris, soprano
Trevor Stephenson, fortepiano

Baroque Songs and Arias
Bach, Handel, Purcell, Monteverdi, Caccini, other baroque masters
Amy Haworth, soprano
Trevor Stephenson, harpsichord
Anna Steinhoff, viola da gamba

Franz Schubert - Songs
Amy Haworth, soprano
Trevor Stephenson, fortepiano


Trevor is now in the process of publishing a series of performance and educational videos on YouTube.
Have a listen at Trevor's Channel on YouTube


"Madison’s Classical Musician of the Year for 2009 is keyboardist, educator and conductor Trevor Stephenson."
Jacob Stockinger, The Well Tempered Ear (blog article)


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