The Kahilu Theatre presents pianist Mark Salman Sunday, October 21 at 4 pm, and he will perform on the Steinway Model D Concert Grand for another solo piano event.
Mr. Salman is a native of Connecticut and a graduate of The Juilliard School of Music, where he studied with Richard Fabre and Josef Raieff. He previously attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for two years, where he concentrated on chamber music and composition, studying with the noted composer, John Harbison. Mr. Salman is currently lives in Seattle and serves on the faculty of the Seattle Conservatory of Music.
Mark Salman has toured extensively throughout Europe, Asia, Canada, and the United States including performances at Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall in New York City. Besides his wide-ranging repertoire, Mr. Salman is perhaps best known for his expertise on Beethoven, having performed the complete cycle of the thirty-two piano sonatas on both coasts. Mr. Salman has appeared in The New York Times and has been featured on numerous radio and television broadcasts in the U.S., Europe and in China. He has been hailed as a “heroic virtuoso,” “a dazzling performer,” and been described as “astonishing, exacting and evocative,” “wildly imaginative” and “touchingly lyrical.”
Mr. Salman is regularly heard as a concerto soloist with several northwest orchestras. As a chamber musician, he appears frequently with Simple Measures, an organization dedicated to providing high quality chamber music with audience interaction in an informal neighborhood setting.
If You Go
Mark Salman will be performing at the Kahilu Theatre Sunday, October 21, at 4 pm.
Tickets are $65 / $45 / $25 and available for purchase at kahilutheatre.org, (808) 885-6868, or at the Kahilu Theatre Box Office located at 67-1186 Lindsey Road, Kamuela. Ages 18 and under are free with an accompanying adult.