Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Musical Prodigy Charlie Albright, piano. Wednesday Oct 15, Hahn Hall, Music Academy of the West

Music Academy of the West
Hahn Hall
October 15th, 7 pm

Santa Barbara Debut
Charlie Albright, piano
7:00 PM
$32 : General Public
$10 : UCSB Students (Current ID required / Limited availability)
Available on the Up Close & Musical series
Up Close & Musical series in Hahn Hall at the Music Academy of the West sponsored by Dr. Bob Weinman

“Jaw-dropping technique… Virtuosity meshed with a distinctive musicality.” The New York Times

Recipient of a 2014 Avery Fisher Career Grant and the prestigious 2010 Gilmore Young Artist Award, Charlie Albright is “among the most gifted musicians of his generation” (The Washington Post). As he continues to garner accolades and prizes, this captivating, multi-talented young pianist/composer is blazing his way to fame with his nuanced and coloristic readings. Albright has collaborated five times with revered cellist Yo-Yo Ma. As if his pre-med and economics studies at Harvard and master’s DEGREE FROM the New England Conservatory weren’t impressive enough, he is now pursuing an Artist Diploma at The Juilliard School.

A private reception for Producers Circle members and series subscribers will follow the concert

Schubert: Two Impromptus from op. 90
Janácek: Piano Sonata (1. X. 1905)
Strauss/Schulz-Evler: Concert Arabesques on themes from “On the Beautiful Blue Danube”
Albright: Improvisation
Chopin: Etudes, op. 25
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