In Dedication: a concert by pianist Daniel Gortler
Monday, December 8, 2014 at 7 PM
CP Projects Space
132 W 21st St, 10th floor, New York, New York 10011
The new MA Curatorial Practice Department at the School of Visual Arts presents “In Dedication,” a concert by pianist Daniel Gortler, on Monday, December 8 at 7:00pm. Gortler, a Steinway concert artist, is the first musical guest in the department’s state-of-the-art project space and the first solo piano recitalist in the College’s nearly 70-year history. He will perform works by Robert Schumann, and Johannes Brahms, plus compositions dedicated to them by Clara Schumann.
The program, free and open to the public, will take place at 132 West 21st Street, 10th floor, New York City.
Israeli pianist Daniel Gortler maintains a high-profile recital schedule and frequently collaborates with acclaimed musicians and ensembles, performing chamber music and appearing with major orchestras around the world. He is first prize recipient in Chile’s Vina del Mar International Competition and the Bremen International Piano Competition, and he placed second in the Munich International Piano Competition. At the age of 19, Gortler earned second place at the Geneva International Piano Competition. He has been a Steinway Artist since 1997.
MA Curatorial Practice at SVA is an international curation program that partners with leading artists, thinkers and institutions from around the world. Launched in August, 2014, it is housed in a new multipurpose facility designed by architect Charles Renfro of Diller Scofidio + Renfro in association with Leong Leong, headed by Dominic and Chris Leong. This dynamic environment accommodates the production of creative practices of all kinds to complement the department's full schedule of professional visits, critical encounters and curatorial study and research.