ALON GOLDSTEIN, piano
Alon Goldstein is one of the most original and sensitive artists of his generation, admired for his musical intelligence and dynamic personality. Alon’s artistic vision and innovative programming have made him a favorite with audiences and critics alike throughout the United States, Europe, and Israel. He made his orchestral debut at the age of 18 with the Israel Philharmonic under the baton of Zubin Mehta, and in April of 2008 returned with Maestro Herbert Blomstedt in Beethoven Concerto No. 1. In recent seasons Mr. Goldstein has performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, the San Francisco, Baltimore, St. Louis, Houston, Vancouver, Kansas City and North Carolina Symphonies, the Rhode Island Philharmonic, and orchestras on tour in Paris, Russia, Romania and Bulgaria.
His 2014-2015 season includes appearances with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Israel Chamber Orchestra, George Enescu Philharmonic, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra, Ars Viva Symphony Orchestra and Symphony in C. He will be heard as a recitalist in Washington, DC, at The Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts in Chicago, The International Keyboard Institute and Festival in New York, Brigham Young University, Woodbridge Music Club, Northeast Kingdom Classical Arts Series and concerts throughout Israel, Canada and Spain. He will perform in chamber music roles at Ravinia with Midori and Miriam Fried among others, with the Ariel Quartet in Kansas City and in nation-wide performances as part of both the Goldstein-Peled-Fiterstein Trio and Tempest Trio. An advocate for education, Alon will participate in teaching engagements at The Steans Institute and The Gilmore International Keyboard Festival, in addition to extended educational residencies across the country.