CHRISTINA DAHL

PIANO

Christina Dahl

Friday, February 16, 2018
7:30 PM
Christ United Methodist Church

Music for Young People

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Music for a Great Space is proud to host Music for Young People events by our visiting artists. Students and their teachers may attend free of charge. All student attendees will receive a complimentary family voucher to attend the evening performance.

Time TBA (afternoon)

Advance reservations are required. Please see below for more information.

Ingram Endowment Dinner

Join us for a special dinner Friday, February 16, 2018 at 5:30pm before the Ingram Memorial Concert. This dinner-fundraiser will be held at Christ United Methodist Church, and all proceeds will be added to the Ingram Memorial Endowment. Entrée choices are vegetarian/pasta, salmon, or chicken. Please indicate your entrée choice when ordering. Deadline to purchase tickets will be Monday, February 12. Note: tickets will NOT be available at the door for this event.

Music for Young People

Music for a Great Space is proud to host Music for Young People events by our visiting artists. Students and their teachers may attend free of charge. All student attendees will receive a complimentary family voucher to attend the evening performance.

Advance reservations are required. Please see below for more information

Artist Bio

Christina Dahl is a chamber musician, soloist and teacher who has spent twenty-one years on the piano faculty at Stony Brook University. She has spent summers at the Aspen Music Festival, been a collaborating artist at the Steans Institute of the Ravinia Festival, was a two-time fellow at the Tanglewood Center and a fellow at the Banff Center. Christina Dahl was both a faculty member and chair of the piano department at the Eastern Music Festival for nine years, and has subsequently joined the faculty at the Icicle Creek Music Center and Yellow Barn Festival and School. She has been a visiting faculty member variously at the Cleveland Institute, Peabody Conservatory and Ithaca College, and for three years was on the piano faculty at Lawrence University.

She has twice been a cultural ambassador for the US State Department, and has toured and taught master classes in Africa , South America and the United States. She has played at Aspen, the Banff Centre, the Steans Institute at Ravinia, been a fellow twice at Tanglewood, has collaborated with her distinguished colleagues at Stony Brook in promoting new music, and has premiered pieces written specifically for her and Gilbert Kalish by composers on the faculty. She has performed at Weill Hall, the National Gallery in Washington DC, Merkin Hall in New York, and been invited to give master classes most recently at New England Conservatory, Royal College of Music Stockholm, the Steinhardt Series at NYU and the Art of Piano at Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.

Christina Dahl has been invited to such noted series and festivals as the Gilmore International Piano Festival, Chicago Art Institute and the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, and has played at universities and conservatories across the country, particularly with two different piano duo teams, one with her longtime colleague Gilbert Kalish, and with Oksana Ezokhina, artistic director of the Icicle Creek Center for the Arts. Other prominent collaborators include Joshua Smith, principal flute of the Cleveland Orchestra, Philip Setzer, Darrett Adkins, Ani Kavafian, Joel Krosnick, Meta Weiss, Eduardo Leandro, Curtis Macomber and countless colleagues at various summer festivals. In 2012 she released a collaborative recording called Decreasing Radius with her husband, Richard Stout, a member of the Cleveland Orchestra. Christina Dahl can be heard on the Bridge, Albany, Tzadik and Gotta Groove labels.

Program

This program will feature works by Fauré, Ades, Chopin, Bolcom as well as Ruth Crawford Seeger and a premiere by Sheila Silver, Professor of Composition at SUNY Stony Brook.