MTSU Keyboard Artist Series 2018-2019

Featuring MTSU faculty and distinguished guest artists from around the world!

$10 General Admission; $5 Seniors
Free with an MTSU ID or if under the age of 18
Tickets at mtsuarts.com or at the door (cash or credit) 

All concerts are in T. Earl Hinton Music Hall, Wright Music Building, MTSU Campus
Further information:  615-898-2493

Piano Masterclass Series and Piano Day 2019 webpage


 FALL 2018


Sunday, October 28 - 3:00 p.m.
Kirill Gliadkovsky 

Kirill Gliadkovsky

Artist bio
Artist Website

"...the intensity and a nicely honed musicality left the audience stunned ... enthralling ... all in all, a gripping and masterful performance" -- Los Angeles Times.

 "wondrous range...impassioned depth...enormous physical and emotional power...a complete artist" -- The Malibu Times

PROGRAM
Works by Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, and Brahms
Check back for details

Hors d'oeuvres​ reception with the artist immediately following the performance

 


Thursday, November 29 - 7:30 p.m.
Rachel Cheung 

Finalist and Audience Award winner in the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition

Rachel Cheung

Artist bio
Artist website

“She crafts each piece she plays as a sculptor or a painter creates a work of art. Cheung is the complete package: skill, technique, artistry.” -- Culture Spot LA 

"Silken tone, subtle sense of color, and stunningly imaginative." -- Musical America  

PROGRAM

Mozart: Rondo in A Minor, K. 511
Schumann: Fantasie in C Major, op. 17
Janáček: In the Mists
Schubert-Liszt: Auf dem Wasser zu singen
Liszt: Les jeux d’eaux à la Villa d’Este 

Liszt: Mephisto Waltz No. 1

 Hors d'oeuvres reception with the artist immediately following the performance

 


 SPRING 2019 


Friday, February 15 - 7:30 p.m.
Adam Clark

MTSU Faculty Recital

Adam Clark

Artist bio

"Clark brought out much beauty in Chopin's soulfully embroidered melodies. He played with thoughtful expressiveness" and "achieved an excellent blend [with the orchestra]."

PROGRAM

Bach-Cortot: Arioso
Beethoven: Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 81a, "Das Lebewohl" 
Chopin: Nocturne in F-sharp Major, Op. 15, No. 2
Chopin: Prelude in F-sharp Major, Op. 28, No. 13
Chopin: Barcarolle, Op. 60
Beethoven: Sonata in F-sharp Major, Op. 78
Mendelssohn: Fantasy in F-sharp Minor, Op. 28

Hors d'oeuvres​ reception with the artists immediately following the performance

 


 

 PRE-CONCERT RECEPTION:

The College of Liberal Arts Invites you to the Spring 2019 Patrons reception and kick off to 2019-2020 Season 
Friday, March 29, 6:00 p.m.
Todd Art Gallery Todd Hall Room 224A
Middle Tennessee State University (artist will not be present)

Friday, March 29 - 7:30pm
Jon Nakamatsu 

Gold Medal winner of the 10th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition

Jon Nakamatsu

Artist bio
Artist website

“... brilliant musicianship. His tone and articulation sparkled and shimmered.” --  The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

"Rapier-like precision ... effortless command." -- BBC Music Magazine 

 PROGRAM
Clementi: Sonata in F-sharp minor, Op. 25, No. 5
Beethoven: Sonata in D Major, Op. 28 “Pastorale”
Brahms: Sonata No. 3 in F Minor, Op. 5

 

 


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