College of Charleston International Piano Series
College of Charleston Sottile Theatre, 44 George Street
Chee-Hang See, Executive Director, International Piano Series 843.953.4914 email@example.com
CHARLESTON, SC "Ciro Foder", from Uruguay, will return to play a recital in the College of Charleston's International Piano Series on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. at the College of Charleston Sottile Theatre, 44 George Street. The program includes Claude Debussy's Garden(s) in the Rain, Reflections on the Water and Island of Joy, the first book of Isaac Albeniz's Iberia Suite, Earl Wild's transcriptions of three of Sergei Rachmaninoff's Songs, and Rachmaninoff's Sonata No. 2.
Tickets are $20, and MUSC Students with I.D. may buy two for the price of one: two tickets for $20!!! College of Charleston students and those under 18 years old are admitted free of charge. Credit card reservations and more information are available by calling (843) 953-6575, or by visiting www.internationalpianoseries.org.
First Prize winner of the Bartok-Kabalevsky-Prokofieff International Competition, Ciro Foder's latest performances have been described as "masterful, electric, fiery and lyrical" by The Post and Courier, and "edge-of-the-seat thrilling" by The Miami Herald. He has performed Saint-Saens, Liszt and Gershwin Concertos with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, Rachmaninoff Third with the Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic and a Mozart Concerto in Sendai, Japan. With the New World Symphony he performed Rachmaninoff's Paganini Variations, and a Beethoven Concerto with the Philharmonic of Florida, and the Miami Symphony. As a fellow with the New World Symphony he collaborated with the likes of Joshua Bell, Renee Fleming and Michael Tilson Thomas.Mr. Foder is currently the piano professor at the New World School of the Arts, and a member of the SOBE Chamber Ensemble.