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SOHEIL NASSERI, classic piano

A native of California, SOHEIL NASSERI has been consistently acclaimed by international audiences and critics alike. Since 2001, he has performed 20 completely different recital programs in New York City at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts’ Alice Tully Hall and Merkin Concert Hall. Via television, radio and the Internet, he has been seen and heard by millions of people. Soheil Nasseri made his European debut in 2004 at the famed Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Sicily. Subsequently, he has performed in many of the world’s most prestigious concert halls: John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Terrace Theatre (Washington, DC), and Philharmonie Kammermusiksaal (Berlin). In 2010 Mr. Nasseri joined American Ballet Theatre for nine performances at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City, playing an integral role on stage, both as pianist and actor. Dedicated to introducing and nurturing a love of classical music to younger generations, Soheil Nasseri has performed in more than 60 public schools. He is also deeply committed to new music and has given over 30 premières; to date, nine composers have written works specifically for him. Active in the recording studio, he has seven solo CDs on the labels of Centaur, Mahoor and Naxos. Soheil Nasseri was born in Santa Monica, California. He began studying the piano at the age of five, and, at the age of twenty, moved to New York City to study with Karl Ulrich Schnabel. In 2001, he became a protégé of Jerome Lowenthal, who remains his mentor today. Other important teachers include Clinton Adams, Anna Balakerskaia, Irina Edelman, Claude Frank, Eva Pierrou and Ann Schein. Soheil Nasseri currently resides in Berlin, Germany. Performing for you on the State Theatre’s beautiful Schimmel Grand Piano: Schubert Sonata in G Major, D 894 Chopin Ballade in G Minor, Op. 23 Beethoven 7 Variations on 'God Save the King', WoO 78 Beethoven Symphony No. 5 (transcribed for piano by Franz Liszt)

Date & Time

September 17, 2015

7:30PM

More Info

Event Website

530-529-2787

Adults $25, Students $15

Performing Arts & Dance Tehama County

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