Gilles Vonsattel, Pianist
Swiss-born pianist Gilles Vonsattel, a recipient of a 2008 Avery Fisher career grant and winner of the Walter W. Naumburg Foundation's 2002 International Piano Competition, made his Lincoln Center debut that year at Alice Tully Hall, and has appeared as a soloist with the Utah Symphony, Naples Philharmonic, the Grand Rapids Symphony, the National Symphony of Ireland, and the Boston Pops. Deeply committed to the chamber music repertoire, he is a member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center's prestigious Chamber Music Society two residency for young artists, and has collaborated with artists such as Kim Kashkashian, Cho-Liang Lin, Paul Neubauer, David Shifrin, Gary Hoffman, and Yo-YoMa.
Oct 22, 2008
York College Performing Arts Center, 94-45 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard, Jamaica, NY 11451
FREE and open to the public
Mr. Vonsattel has shown a significant interest in expanding the conventional classical concert experience, appearing alongside pop and rock groups, most recently opening for Eluvium and Amiina at New York's Wordless Music Series. He has been deeply involved in classical music outreach in the United States, giving master classes at universities and schools.
Tickets available at the Box Office 94-45 Guy R Brewer Blvd or online at www.theatemania.com