Artist Bio

Alon Goldstein, piano

Pianist Alon Goldstein is one of the most original and sensitive artists of his generation, admired for his musical intelligence and dynamic personality. Pianist Alon Goldstein is one of the most original and sensitive artists of his generation, admired for his musical intelligence and dynamic personality. Goldstein’s artistic vision and innovative programming have made him a favorite with audiences and critics alike throughout the United States, Europe, and Israel.

He made his orchestral debut at the age of eighteen with the Israel Philharmonic under the baton of Zubin Mehta and returned a few seasons ago with Maestro Herbert Blomstedt in Beethoven’s Concerto no. 1. In recent seasons, Goldstein has performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the San Francisco, Baltimore, St. Louis, Houston, Vancouver, Kansas City, and North Carolina Symphonies, the Rhode Island Philharmonic, and orchestras on tour in Paris, Russia, Romania, and Bulgaria. His 2015–2016 season began with performances at the Ravinia Festival and New York’s International Keyboard Festival, followed by a tour of China with the Amber String Quartet. He has performed with the Alabama, Knoxville, Fairfax, Spokane, and Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestras, among others. He will also be heard in solo recitals and with the Goldstein-Peled-Fiterstein Trio and the Tempest Trio in chamber music concerts throughout the world including appearances in Israel, Romania, England, Germany, Ecuador, China, and across the United States. In the fall of 2015, Naxos released his recording of Mozart Piano Concerti no. 20 and no. 21 with the Fine Arts Quartet. He is a passionate advocate for music education, and his recent teaching engagements have included posts at the Steans Institute at Ravinia and the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival, in addition to extended educational residencies across the country.

Alon Goldstein will perform in Concert Program V (July 29 and 30).

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