Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Brazilian pianist Hamilton Tescarollo in concert

From a UW press release:

Brazilian pianist Hamilton Tescarollo will perform a free concert Friday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Fine Arts Center concert hall in Laramie.

Tescarollo's performance will include the complete "24 Preudes" by F. Chopin, "Variations in F" by Haydn, "Jeux d' eau" by Ravel and "Tango for four-hand piano" by Miranda, featuring Rubia Santos, UW assistant professor of piano and collaborative arts.

He had his orchestral debut with the Sao Paulo State Symphony Orchestra as a winner of its prestigious Young Soloists National Competition. Tescarollos was named "Teacher of the Year" at the 2001 Schimmel-AZ Piano Young Artist Piano Competition.

Now an assistant professor of piano and director of keyboard studies at Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort Wayne, Tescarollo has performed both as a soloist and as a chamber musician in the United States, Canada, Europe and South America.

The concert is supported by the Luso-Brazilian Club Student Organization. For more information, call Santos at (307) 766-5394.