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Jonathan Biss, Piano: Performance at the Stephen Hahn Memorial Concert

Stephen Hahn Memorial Concert
04/03/2012 8:00 PM


“[Biss’] civilized and aristocratic playing sounded almost like the music-making of the golden age – unhurried, humane and uncompromised in its integrity… he is a huge talent.” The Baltimore Sun


Young artists often show promise, but rarely do they emerge as major talents as quickly and fully as American pianist Jonathan Biss. He is noted in particular for his intriguing programs, prodigious technique and musical intelligence, qualities on full display in his Santa Barbara program. Performing both classic masterworks – including Beethoven’s immortal “Moonlight Sonata” – and exciting new music, Biss clearly shows why the Toronto Globe and Mail calls him “one of the most striking North American pianists of the new generation.”

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