Pianist Arthur Greene to perform at Morningside

February 26, 2018, in Latest News, Music

Pianist Arthur Greene will perform a solo recital at Morningside College at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 18, in Eppley Auditorium, 3625 Garretson Ave.

The multimedia recital will feature works by Alexander Scriabin with slides of Symbolist artwork. The event is free and open to the public.

Greene has performed with the San Francisco Symphony, the National Symphony Orchestra, the Tokyo Symphony, the Czech National Symphony Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and many others. He has played recitals at Carnegie Hall in New York City, the Kennedy Center in Washington, Rachmaninov Concert Hall in Moscow, and concert houses in Shanghai and Beijing.

Greene has been called "a profound musician" by The Washington Post and "a masterful pianist” by The New York Times. He has won numerous prizes in international piano competitions, and he has toured Japan and Korea many times. Greene served as an artistic ambassador to Serbia, Kosovo and Bosnia for the United States Information Agency.

Greene grew up in Sheffield, Mass. He went to Yale University and then The Juilliard School. He now teaches at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and has been honored there with the Harold Haugh Award for Excellence in Studio Teaching. In the summer, he lives in L'viv, Ukraine. His recording of the piano works of Ukrainian composer Mykola Lysenko was recently released on Amazon.