Ward Virts Concert Series: Brian Ganz

November 20, 2022
03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Prince Frederick Campus, Building B, Multipurpose Room 104

Ward Virts Concert Series
Brian Ganz, piano

November 20  |  3 p.m.  |  Free Admission

Brian Ganz

Brian Ganz is widely regarded as one of the leading pianists of his generation. A laureate of the Marguerite Long Jacques Thibaud and the Queen Elisabeth of Belgium International Piano Competitions, Ganz has appeared as a soloist with such orchestras as the St. Louis Symphony, the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, the Baltimore Symphony, the National Philharmonic, the National Symphony, the City of London Sinfonia, and the Taipei Philharmonic Orchestra, and has performed with such conductors as Leonard Slatkin, Marin Alsop, Mstislav Rostropovich, Piotr Gajewski, and Yoel Levi.

Ganz is on the piano faculty of St. Mary's College of Maryland, where he is an artist-in-residence, and is also a member of the piano faculty of the Peabody Conservatory. He is the artist-editor of the Schirmer Performance Edition of Chopin’s Preludes (2005). Recent performance highlights include Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 2 at the Alba Music Festival in Italy and with the National Philharmonic at Strathmore, Mozart's Piano Concerto K. 466 with the Virginia Chamber Orchestra and the Annapolis Symphony, Beethoven's "Emperor" Concerto with the Billings Symphony, and a solo recital for the Distinguished Artists Series of Santa Cruz, California.

 

Arts Council of Calvert County
Anne & George “Stovy” Brown
Dr. and Mrs. Henry Virts

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