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
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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 and Eunbyol Ko, Piano Duo

MTSU Faculty Recital

Adam Clark/Eunbyol Ko

Artists bios
Artists website

"Thoughtful and expressive ... an exquisite sense of color and timing."-- COK Magazine 

PROGRAM
Schumann: Selections from 6 Studies in Canon Form, Op. 56
Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn
​Mozart: Sonata in D Major for Two Pianos (First movement)
​Arensky: Suite No. 1 for Two Pianos, Op. 15
​Lutoslawski: Variations on a Theme by Paganini​ 

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

 


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

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

 


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