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LBMF: Change This Thread on Which We Move


Sunday, March 28, 2021 3:00PM

LBMF: Change This Thread on Which We Move
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Location to be announced

Conrad Tao, piano | 2021 Artistic Director

Part of the 2021 Laguna Beach Music Festival
Presented by the Philharmonic Society of Orange County and Laguna Beach Live!

Caroline SHAW: Entr’acte (Westerlies arrangement)
DEBUSSY: Violin Sonata in G minor
GESUALDO: selected Madrigals
Other works to be announced.

Join piano-composer sensation Conrad Tao as he closes the 2021 Laguna Beach Music Festival with his youthful energy and innovative musical spirit.

Conrad Tao has emerged as a mature, thoughtful and thought-provoking pianist and composer with both an ambitious musical vision and the talent to realize it. He has earned numerous awards and distinctions for his performances, as well as his compositions, including a YoungArts gold medal in music and an Avery Fisher Career Grant. He has also been recognized as a Lincoln Center Emerging Artist, a Gilmore Young Artist, and a Presidential Scholar in the Arts by the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars.

As a composer, Tao has been commissioned to write works for orchestras around the world, including the New York Philharmonic, Hong Kong Philharmonic, and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. His works also expand beyond the classical repertoire, exploring new mediums of expression, such as his original composition for the dance piece More Forever, which he and dancer Caleb Teicher premiered at the Guggenheim in 2019 to unanimous acclaim.