Renowned pianist Stephen Beus performs at the Beethoven Festival
What: Park City Beethoven Festival: Stephen Beus
When: 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20
Where: Park City Community Church, 4501 N. S.R. 224
Cost: $25 for general admission; $20 for students and senior citizens
Stephen Beus, the 2006 winner of the Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition, will perform at the Park City Beethoven Festival with festival resident musicians and founders, violinist Leslie Harlow and clarinetist Russell Harlow, on Saturday, Oct. 20.
The concert will start at 7 p.m. at Park City Community Church, 4501 N. S.R. 224.
The same year Beus took home the Bachauer prize, he also placed first in the Vendrome Prize International Competition in Lisbon and was the recipient of the Max I. Allen Fellowship of the American Pianists Association in Indiana.
Beus made his Carnegie Hall debut with the Juilliard Orchestra and James DePreist, playing Prokofiev Concerto No. 3.
He has also performed as guest soloist with the Gulbenkian Symphony (Lisbon), Oxford Philomusica, the Tivoli Symphony (Copenhagen), the Tbilisi National Opera Orchestra, the Northwest Sinfonietta (Seattle), the Royal Philharmonic of Morocco (Casablanca), the Vaasa Symphony Orchestra (Finland) as well as with the Hamburg, Indianapolis, Nashville, Santa Fe, Utah, Fort Worth, Tucson, Yakima, Bellevue, Salt Lake, Eastern Sierra, Corvallis, Jacksonville, Texarkana and Walla Walla symphonies.
Equally active as a soloist, Mr. Beus has performed at Wigmore Hall, the Salle Gaveau and Salle Cortot (Paris), Merkin Hall, the Shanghai Oriental Arts Center, the Central Conservatory (Beijing), Teatro San Carlo (Naples), Carnegie Hall (Weill Recital Hall), the Queluz Palace (Lisbon) and has performed for the Dame Myra Hess and Fazioli Salon series (Chicago), the International Keyboard Institute and Festival (New York City), and has given recitals across the United States as well as in Kazakhstan, Russia, Finland, Denmark, Switzerland, Germany, Georgia, China, France, Italy, Portugal, the Czech Republic and Morocco.
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