MMTA State Competition Guest Artist Recital
Don’t Miss This Exciting Piano Recital by
American Pianist, Christopher Taylor
Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 7:30pm
Shuck Music Recital Hall, River Campus, SEMO
Free and open to the public
Recipient of numerous prizes including the Avery Fisher Career Grant, the William Kapell International Competition, the Gilmore Young Artist Award and the American Pianists Association Fellowship, pianist Christopher Taylor catapulted to stardom when he won the Bronze Medal at the 1993 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. He continues to thrill audiences with wide-ranging projects including performances of the Bach Goldberg Variations on a double manual piano he himself invented, as well as performances of monumental cycles such as the complete 32 Beethoven Sonatas, the Liszt Transcendental Etudes and Messiaen Vingt Regards sur l’Enfant Jésus.
Don’t miss this chance to hear Mr. Taylor in a program that includes the Liszt transcription of Beethoven’s “Pastorale” Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68, the epic Brahms Sonata in F Minor Op. 5, and two works by English composer Cecilia McDowall.