A piano concert in a private home in the Centro is a benefit for the Merida English Library’s expansion. Tickets (400 pesos) are on sale at the library. The address of the concert will be known to ticket holders. Cash bar.
Pianist Richard Steinbach performed his solo debut at New York’s Carnegie Hall in June 2015 to premiere his album, “Fusion – New Music for a New Age.” He has performed extensively as both soloist and collaborative artist in concerts throughout the United States, Canada, France, Italy, Great Britain, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Honduras, Mexico, Cuba, Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Jamaica, South Korea, Japan and China. As the grand prizewinner in the France Piano International Competition, he performed his solo debut recital at the Salle Cortot in Paris in January 1996.
The Gazetta del Mezzogiorno in Bari, Italy stated that Steinbach’s performance exhibited “sonorous expressivity, consummate clarity and insightful sensitivity…”
A professor of music at Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa, Steinbach holds degrees in piano performance from the University of Colorado, the Eastman School of Music and the Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of Iowa. Post-doctoral work includes study with Dominique Merlet, Noel Lee, Roy Howat, Pascal Devoyon, Dorothy Taubman and John Bloomfield.
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