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Portland State Steinway Piano Series featuring Anton Nel
May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmfree
The PSU Steinway Piano Series presents the internationally celebrated Anton Nel. An acclaimed interpreter and former first prize winner of the Naumburg International Piano Competition at Carnegie Hall, Nel will performs a solo concert from 7 to 8 p.m. May 1 featuring a program of music by Bach, Mozart, Debussy and Granados. The concert will be streamed live on Portland State University’s YouTube Channel. It is free and open to the public with an RSVP. Learn more at www.pdx.edu/music-theater/steinway-piano-series.
A native of South Africa, Nel has an active repertoire of more than one hundred works for piano and orchestra, and his four decades of concertizing includes performances with the Cleveland Orchestra, the symphonies of Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Seattle, Detroit, and London, among many others. As recitalist, he has appeared at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Metropolitan Museum and the Frick Collection in New York, at the Ambassador Auditorium in Pasadena, Davies Hall in San Francisco, and the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. Internationally he has performed recitals in major concert halls in England, France, Holland, Japan, Korea, China, South Africa, and Canada. A favorite at summer festivals, he has performed at Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival, as well as at the music festivals of Aspen and Ravinia, Vancouver, Cartagena and Stellenbosch.