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Pianist Jeffrey Swann will perform a program featuring Schumann’s Davidsbündlertäzne and excerpts from Liszt’s Années the Pèlerinage as well as Harmonies Poétiques et Religieuses. Swann enjoys an international performing career which has taken him throughout the United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia. He won first prize in the Dino Ciani Competition sponsored by La Scala in Milan, a gold medal at the Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels, and top honors at the Warsaw Chopin, Van Cliburn, Vianna da Motta and Montreal Competitions, as well as the Young Concert Artists auditions in New York City. His large and varied repertoire includes more than 60 concertos as well as solo works ranging from Bach to Boulez.

In addition to presenting lecture/recitals worldwide, Mr. Swann has performed with the symphonies of Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Indiana, Dallas, Saint Louis, Phoenix, Houston, Lexington, Baltimore and Minneapolis; and in Europe with the orchestras of Rotterdam, The Hague, Belgian National and Radio, Santa Cecilia, La Scala, Maggio Fiorentino (Florence), RAI Turin and Rome, Südwest Rundfunk, Bayerischer Rundfunk, the Prague Philharmonic, Radio France de Montpellier, and the London Philharmonia, among many others. The conductors with whom he has performed include Zdenek Macal, David Robertson, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Marek Janowski, William Steinberg, Kazimirz Kord, Myung-Whun Chung, Roberto Abbado, Riccardo Chailly, Daniele Gatti and Leonard Slatkin. In addition, he continues to lecture regularly at the Wagner Festival in Bayreuth, Germany, and at Wagner Societies in the United States and Italy. Mr. Swann has also served as a judge at many competitions.

A native of Northern Arizona, Jeffrey Swann studied with Alexander Uninsky at Southern Methodist University and with Beveridge Webster and Adele Marcus at The Juilliard School, where he received his B.M., M.M. and D.M.A. Degrees. Mr. Swann can be heard on Ars Polona, Deutsche-Gramophon, RCA-Italy, Replica, Fonit-Cetra, Music & Arts, and Agorá recordings. His CD, “The Virtuoso Liszt” (Music & Arts) won the Liszt Society’s Grand Prix, and his first volume of the Complete Beethoven Sonatas (Agorá) was chosen one of the Best of the Year by Fanfare magazine. His most recent release features works for piano and orchestra by Chopin with the Haydn Orchestra of Bolzano.

Jeffrey Swann has served as Artistic Director of both the Dino Ciani Festival & Academy in Cortina d’Ampezzo and the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa. He is currently Professor of Piano at New York University and the President’s Distinguished Artist-in- Residence at Northern Arizona University.

Acadia's Oceanside Meadows Innstitute is honored to present this program of the Winter Harbor Music Festival that has many magnificent evenings of music planned for this 2019 season including Goldberg Variations performed by Deiran Manning, Soprano Laura Whittenberger,WHMF Gala Concert, Paul Sullivan and Deirdre McArdle, Annual Summer Sing, HMS Pinafore at Hammond Hall, Side by Side Matinee and HMS Pinafore on the Pier and wrapping up with a wonderful Violin and Piano recital.

To read more about all the Arts and Science programming at Acadia's Oceanside Meadows Innstitute please see our 2019 calendar of events.

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