Michael Brown & Friends
From the shimmering color sounds of Ravel’s Piano Trio to Michael Brown’s Garden Quartet – A work inspired by nature and written specifically to reflect the individual characteristics of each of these gardens – Wave Hill, Longwood, and Desert Botanical.
“[Brown is] one of the leading figures in the current renaissance of performer-composers” – The New York Times.
Michael Brown (pianist and composer),
Alexander Fiterstein (clarinet),
Arnaud Sussmann (violin), and
Nicholas Canellakis (cello)
BROWN Garden Quartet
other works TBD
Michael Brown has been hailed by The New York Times as “one of the leading figures in the current renaissance of performer-composers.”
Winner of the 2018 Emerging Artist Award from Lincoln Center and a 2015 Avery Fisher Career Grant, Brown has recently performed as soloist with the Seattle Symphony, the National Philharmonic, and the Grand Rapids, North Carolina, New Haven, and Albany Symphonies; and recitals at Carnegie Hall, the Mostly Mozart Festival, and Caramoor. Brown is an artist of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, performing frequently at Alice Tully Hall and on tour. He was selected by András Schiff to perform on an international tour making solo debuts in Berlin, Milan, Florence, Zurich’s Tonhalle and New York’s 92nd Street Y. He regularly performs recitals with his longtime duo partner, cellist Nicholas Canellakis, and has appeared at numerous festivals including Tanglewood, Marlboro, [email protected], Gilmore, Ravinia, Saratoga, Bridgehampton, Bard, Sedona, Moab, and Tippet Rise.
As a composer, Brown’s Concerto for Piano and Strings will be premiered in 2020 at the Gilmore Festival and by the NFM Leopoldinum Orchestra in Poland. Brown was the Composer and Artist-in-Residence at the New Haven Symphony for the 2017-19 seasons and a 2018 Copland House Residency Award recipient. […] Read More