Thurs. Aug. 8 – 8 pm Community Hall – Classical Piano
Pre-show talk at 7 pm – doors at 6:30
Program 1 – Michael Brown – solo piano (program sent)
Michael Brown is the winner of the 2018 Emerging Artist Award from Lincoln Center and a 2015 Avery Fisher Career Grant. Brown has recently performed as soloist with the Seattle Symphony and the National Philharmonic and at Carnegie Hall and the Smithsonian. He was selected by András Schiff to perform on an international solo tour. Brown is an artist of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. A prolific recording artist, Brown can be heard as soloist with the Seattle Symphony and as soloist with the Brandenburg State Symphony. Brown was named the Composer and Artist-in-Residence at the New Haven Symphony, which will premiere his newly commissioned symphony. Brown was First Prize winner of the Concert Artists Guild Competition, a recipient of the Juilliard Petschek Award, and is a Steinway Artist. He earned his master’s degree from The Juilliard School. Additional mentors have included András Schiff and Richard Goode. A native New Yorker, he lives there with his two 19th century Steinway D’s, Octavia and Daria.
“ . . . one of the most refined of all pianist-composers.” – International Piano
“one of the leading figures in the current renaissance of performer-composers” – The New York Times
Aug. 9 & 10, 10 am – Classical Kids
Aug. 8, 9, 10, 7 pm – Preshow Talk
Aug. 8, 9, 10, 8 pm – Performance
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