Enjoy Haydn and Mozart’s piano works performed as they intended them to be heard — in a private
home on a period instrument.
During the Classical era in Vienna, composers expected their keyboard music to entertain relatively
small audiences in more intimate settings than today’s large concert halls. And, the era’s pianos
(known as “fortepianos”) are very different from modern Steinways.
The Phelps Mansion Museum in Binghamton, NY is offering you this unique chance to experience the Classical era.
Fortepianist Daniel Adam Maltz is based in Vienna and studied Historical Performance at the Royal
Academy of Music in London and at Vienna’s University for Music and Performing Arts. He performs
on historic Viennese fortepianos, utilizing the vast range of tones, colors, and techniques familiar to