The World of the Piano
Rising stars and acclaimed masters in Armstrong Concert Hall.
The World of the Piano Package (5 Concerts)
Sunday, September 30 at 3:00 p.m.
Pre-concert chat at 2:00 p.m.
Among his generation of concert artists, pianist Awadagin Pratt is acclaimed for his musical insight and intensely involving performances in recital and with symphony orchestras. Mr. Pratt's performance is supported by the generosity of The Adams Foundation.
Friday, November 9 at 8:00 p.m.
Co-presented with Virginia Music Teachers Association. Famed pianist Martha Argerich praises Alexandre Dossin as "a wonderful pianist ... his performances are magnificent."
Saturday, January 26 at 3:00 p.m.
Finghin Collins was born in Dublin and studied with John O’Conor at the Royal Irish Academy of Music and with Dominique Merlet at the Geneva Conservatoire. He established his international reputation by winning the 1999 Clara Haskil International Piano Competition. Since then he has performed with leading orchestras such as the Chicago, City of Birmingham and Houston Symphony Orchestras, the Seoul, London, Rotterdam and Royal Philharmonic Orchestras, the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Northern Sinfonia, the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande and the Gulbenkian Orchestra. He has collaborated with conductors such as Christoph Eschenbach, Myung-Whun Chung, Hans Graf, Emmanuel Krivine, Sakari Oramo, Heinrich Schiff, Vassily Sinaisky, Leonard Slatkin and Frans Brüggen.
Anderson & Roe
Sunday, April 7 at 3:00 p.m.
Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe are one of the most thrilling young duos performing today, offering adrenalized classical concerts that are revolutionizing the piano duo experience for the 21st century.
Sunday, April 28 at 3:00 p.m.
Internationally renowned for both a brilliant technique and a distinct musical personality, Susan Starr has performed to packed houses and critical acclaim throughout the world since receiving the silver medal in the second Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition.
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Piano Society membership gives you exclusive access to events with guest artists, instrument demonstrations and "rusty musician" events. Your tax-deductible gift also helps to support The World of the Piano Series. For more information, call the box office at 540-665-4569.