RUSSELL HILL ROGERS
For the 2018-2019 concert season, in the spirit of the 2020 Gurwitz International
Piano Competition we celebrate the art of piano: each concert includes a winner from
one of the most prestigious international piano competitions around the globe!
21 October 2018 | Féerie
Korean pianist Sung Chang, Silver medalist of the San Antonio International Piano Competition 2016 + winners of M-Prize Competition Grand Prize 2017, the largest prize for chamber music in the world, Russian Renaissance
2 December 2018 |
The alumnus of The Juilliard School, The Aspen Opera Center, The Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme, and Houston Grand Opera’s Young Artists Vocal Academy countertenor Jacob Ingbar and Grammy-nominated, winners of Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition 2010, Steinway Artist Ensemble ZOFO Piano Duo.
20 January 2019 | Triptych
A DreamWeek Concert
Renowned Iraqi cellist and conductor Karim Wasfi known as Baghdad Cellist will be joined by concertmaster of San Antonio Symphony, violinist Eric Gratz and Laureate of Porto International Piano Competition 2002, Elena Portnaya
24 February 2019 | Pastiche
Busoni Piano Competition 1987 Gold Medalist Lilya Zilberstein + concertmaster of Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Israel Chamber Orchestra, Boston Symphony and Dallas Symphony violinist Emanuel Borok
19 May 2019 | Filigree
Named Debut Artist of the year by NPR’s Performance Today, Gold Medalist at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in 1997, Jon Nakamatsu draws unanimous praise as a true aristocrat of the keyboard, whose playing combines elegance, clarity, and electrifying power – a spectacular finish to a stellar season of piano magic!