Adam Golka, piano
with Amphion String Quartet and Brian Perry, bass
Concert #5 of the 2015 CLIBURN FESTIVAL: the works of Chopin
Program: Selected nocturnes; Ballade No. 3 in A-flat Major, op. 47; Concerto No. 2 in F Minor, op. 21
Native Texan Adam Golka has won widespread critical and popular acclaim, and garnered international prizes including the 2008 Gilmore Young Artist Award and the 2009 Max I. Allen Classical Fellowship Award of the American Pianists Association. He has appeared as a soloist with the Atlanta, Houston, Dallas, Indianapolis, San Diego, and Fort Worth Symphonies. Internationally, he has appeared with the BBC Scottish Symphony, Shanghai Philharmonic, and the Warsaw Philharmonic. Mr. Golka made his Isaac Stern Auditorium debut at Carnegie Hall in 2010, and has since preformed at Concertgebouw’s Kleine Zaal and Musashino Civic Cultural Hall in Tokyo, and at festivals such as the Gilmore, Ravinia, Music@Menlo, and International Keyboard at Mannes in New York. He has also premiered solo works written for him by Richard Danielpour and Michael Brown, and is an avid chamber musician and lieder partner.