Sunday, April 24, 2011

CD Release: Pianist Jenny Lin at (le) poisson rouge NYC April 26

From a release:

Jenny Lin, piano: Federico Mompou's "Música Callada"
CD Release Concert
Tue., April 26, 2011 / 6:30 PM

Jenny Lin is one of the most respected young pianists today, admired for her adventurous programming and charismatic stage presence. Her ability to combine classical and contemporary literature has brought her to the attention of international critics and audiences.

She has been  acclaimed for her "remarkable technical command" and "a gift for  melodic flow" by The New York Times. The Washington Post praises "Lin's confident fingers... spectacular technique..." and Gramophone Magazine has hailed her as "an exceptionally sensitive pianist".

She has appeared with orchestras worldwide and her concerts have taken her to Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Kennedy Center, Miller Theatre, MoMA, Whitney Museum, (Le) Poisson Rouge, National Gallery of Art, Corcoran Gallery, Spivey Hall, University of Chicago Presents, Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, and Paris' Salle Cortot, and Fetivals such as at Chopin Festival, Flanders Festival, Shanghai New Music, Potsdam Festival, Winnipeg New Music, BAM's Next Wave, Spoleto and Portland International Piano Festival.

Upcoming performances include Mostly Mozart at Lincoln Center, San Francisco Performances, Freer Gallery of Art, and Strathmore. As one of the most sought-after players of the music of our time, Jenny has numerous premieres and dedications to her credit, as well as an extensive discography on Hänssler Classic, Koch/E1, BIS Records, and Sunrise Records.

Upcoming releases include Federico Mompou's Musica Callada on the newly launched Steinway & Sons label and Xavier Montsalvatge's Concerto Breve with NDR Radiophilharmonie.

Born in Taiwan and raised in Austria, Jenny studied at the Hochschule fur Musik in Vienna and the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore. She currently resides in New York City.

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