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New Canaan Library Presents Virtual Concert: Live from London, Performance by Renowned Pianist Andrew Armstrong and Musical Colleagues
June 4, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
New Canaan Library is pleased to present a unique musical experience, when internationally renowned pianist Andrew Armstrong performs live via Zoom from London. Armstrong, and a select group of musicians joining him on Zoom, will play on Thursday, June 4 at 7 PM EST. Andrew Armstrong has delighted New Canaan Library audiences with countless performances over the years, and now brings his and his colleagues’ exceptional talent directly into homes. Please register for the event at newcanaanlibrary.org. Zoom information will be provided upon registration.
Praised by critics for his passionate expression and dazzling technique, Andrew Armstrong has delighted audiences across Asia, Europe, Latin America, Canada, and the United States, including performances at Alice Tully Hall, Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, the Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, and Warsaw’s National Philharmonic. Joining him in this performance will be several of his musical colleagues, all well respected in their own right: James Ehnes, violin, Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin, Edward Arron, cello, Jeewon Park, piano and Steve Moretti, percussion.
Along with releasing a solo CD to critical acclaim and performing widely, he has released several award-winning recordings with his longtime recital partner James Ehnes — most recently Beethoven’s Sonatas Nos. 4, 5, & 8, to stellar reviews. Andrew is devoted to outreach programs and playing for children. He is heard regularly on National Public Radio and WQXR, New York City’s premier classical music station.