Following his concert on the Princeton University Concerts series with the Brentano String Quartet in February, celebrated pianist Jonathan Biss engages in"Beyond the Music" programming by coaching supremely talented Princeton University student pianists in an open workshop as part of the Performers as Teachers series. This is a rare opportunity to go behind-the scenes, delve into the artist’s understanding of music, and witness the development of a new generation of musicians.
Free and open to all.
About the Artist:
Over nearly two decades on the concert stage, Jonathan Biss has forged relationships with the New York Philharmonic; the Philadelphia, Cleveland, and Philharmonia orchestras; the Boston, Chicago, and Swedish Radio symphony orchestras; and the Leipzig Gewandhaus, Budapest Festival, and Royal Concertgebouw orchestras, among many others. In addition to performing a full schedule of concerts, the 36-year old American has spent ten summers at the Marlboro Music Festival and has written extensively about his relationships with the composers with whom he shares a stage. A member of the faculty of his alma mater the Curtis Institute of Music since 2010, Biss led the first massive open online course (MOOC) offered by a classical music conservatory, Exploring Beethoven's Piano Sonatas, which has reached more than 150,000 people in 185 countries.