Conrad Tao, piano
Conrad Tao is a leader of the new generation of classical music. The pianist and composer has amassed a steady stream of awards and critical acclaim for his performances, compositions, and recordings. A former prodigy, Tao has emerged as a mature, thoughtful, and thought-provoking artist with both a singular vision and the talent to realize it.
Tao will perform John Adams' China Gates; Bach's Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue, Jason Eckardt's Antennaria plantaginifolia, Pussytoes; Robert Schumann's Kinderszenen; Fred Hersch's Pastorale (dedicated to Schumann); and Beethoven's Piano Sonata in A-flat Major, op. 110; as well as a new work of his own, commissioned in part by the Moss Arts Center.