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Robert McDonald


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Washington State University School of Music is proud to present distinguished pianist Robert McDonald in a solo recital on Tuesday, November 19 at 8 p.m. in Bryan Hall Theatre. Mr. McDonald is the Penelope Watkins Chair in Piano Studies at The Curtis Institute and serves on the piano faculty at The Juilliard School. His prizes include the gold medal at the Busoni International Piano Competition, the top prize at the William Kapell International Competition, and the Deutsche Schallplatten Critics Award. Robert McDonald tours extensively as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, and South America. He has appeared with major orchestras in the United States and was the recital partner for many years to Isaac Stern and other distinguished instrumentalists. His discography includes recordings for Sony Classical, Bridge, Vox, Musical Heritage Society, ASV, and CRI.

Solo piano recital: Tuesday, November 19 at 8 p.m., Bryan Hall Theatre.
Bach Prelude and Fugue in D Major, WTC II; Mendelssohn Prelude and Fugue in e minor; Beethoven Sonata Op. 110; Brahms Handel Variations.
General admission $10/ non-WSU students and seniors $5/ WSU students FREE

Piano Masterclass with WSU students: Monday, Nov. 18, 3 p.m., Kimbrough Concert Hall. Free and open to the public.

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