Julian Gargiulo, Piano

Doors open at 2:30 pm

$20 General Admission, $15 Basic Members, Free for Gold and Patron Members.

Tickets on sale through Wednesday, October 26: call 267.502.2990. Tickets may also be purchased at the door beginning 30 minutes prior to the performance.

Reserved seats for Patron Members only, through October 26. Patron Members can call 267.502.2970 or email peter.childs@glencairnmuseum.org to reserve seats.

Julian Gargiulo is a pianist, composer and recording artist. He has performed in the United States, Canada, England, France, Germany, Greece, Philippines, Thailand and China to both public and critical acclaim. Mr. Gargiulo plays regularly in halls such as Carnegie Hall (U.S.), Moscow Conservatory Hall (Russia), Verona Philharmonic Hall (Italy), The Esplanade (Singapore) and the Seymour Theatre Centre (Australia).

Born and educated in Italy, Mr. Gargiulo also studied in Russia and the U.S., where he received his Doctor of Musical Arts Degree at the University of Maryland. Television and radio appearances include stations such as RAI International TV (Italy), RTN TV (Russia) and SBS Radio (Australia). In 2015 Mr. Gargiulo presented the first edition of “Getting to Carnegie”, an International Music Competition which featured musicians from around the world vying for a chance to share the stage with him at Carnegie Hall. Mr. Gargiulo currently splits his time between New York and Paris.

The program will include music by Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy and some of Gargiulo's own newly composed works:

Manuel de Falla, Fire Dance
Carlos Gardel (arr. J. Gargiulo), Por una Cabeza
Julian Gargiulo, Tango of the Whistling Ducks
Frédéric Chopin, Waltz Opus 64 No. 2 in C-Sharp Minor
Frédéric Chopin, 3 Etudes
Bach/Brahms/Gargiulo, Lullaby
Ludwig van Beethoven, Allegretto from Sonata Opus 31 No 2 ‘Tempest’

INTERMISSION

Claude Debussy, Fire Works
Bach-Siloti, Prelude in B Minor
Franz Schubert, Impromptu Opus 90 No. 2
Erik Satie, Gymnopedie
Frédéric Chopin, Minute Waltz
Claude Debussy, Clair de Lune
Julian Gargiulo, Tango from the ‘Water Island’ Cello Sonata (solo piano version)

"Expect to revise any preconceived notions you have about classical music concerts." (Huffington Post)

"Julian builds a rapport with his listeners by regaling them with anecdotes about his life as a traveling musician. It's a formula that works." (TimeOut Singapore)

"Dazzling technique and white-hot interpretations" (Fanfare Magazine)

"He's the only classical musician I know who could truly be regarded as a rock star as well." (The Courier Mail)