DACAMERA Recitals series
Conrad Tao, piano
The multi-talented young pianist presents an electrifying recital with Beethoven’s Tempest Sonata at its center, surrounded by compositions of Ruth Crawford Seeger, Tania Leon, Felipe Lara, David Lang and Tao himself. Performed on a top notch piano with superior sound at Tanglewood in New England.
Conrad Tao has appeared worldwide as a pianist and composer, and has been dubbed a musician of “probing intellect and open-hearted vision” by The New York Times, who also cited him as “one of five classical music faces to watch” in the 2018-19 season. Tao is a recipient of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, and was named a Gilmore Young Artist — an honor awarded every two years highlighting the most promising American pianists of the new generation.
“inventively juxtaposed old and new works…virtuosity can involve more than pyrotechnic display, as Mr. Tao made beautifully clear…Mr. Tao’s playing was steely and exhilarating.” – The New York Times
“The kind of musician who is shaping the future of classical music” – New York Magazine