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Bill Quist, Piano
September 27, 2021
Bill Quist, Piano


Recorded on September 27, 2021

Tomas Luis Victoria: O Magnum Mysterium

William Byrd: Mass for Five Voices

John Dowland: Come Again: Sweet Love Now Doth Invite

Henry Purcell: Aria from Anacreon’s Defeat

Johann Pachelbel: Magnificat in C

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi: Stabat Mater

Johann Sebastian Bach: Fugue in D Major, No. 5

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Adagio from Sonate in F, K. 280

Johannes Brahms: Intermezzo, Op. 119

Camille Saint-Saëns: La Sérénité

Francis Poulenc: La Grenouillère

Giacomo Puccini: From La Bohème: Che Gelida Manina


Pianist, Bill Quist came to the Bay Area in the early 1970s and has been an independent freelance musician ever since. Primarily a chamber musician with a love for collaborating with singers, he has concertized and sung in a variety of venues including the Legion of Honor and De Young Museums, the Herbst Theatre, Mission Delores, and Noontime Concerts.

Bill had a unique role in the history of The San Francisco Symphony when he was the only musician to play for the chorus, sing in the chorus, and serve as an alternate in the symphony for piano and celesta.

Bill has recorded for Pacifica’s Reference Recording, RCA, Sony, published in Hal Leonard of Chicago, and as the 1st pianist for Windham Hill Recordings.