Gerald Robbins In Concert Thursday June 20th



Gerald Robbins

The Ernest Bloch Legacy Project will present pianist Gerald Robbins, in the

Doerfler Family Theater on Thursday, June 20 at 7 p.m. The Doerfler Family

Theater is the newest addition to the Lincoln County Historical Society’s Pacific

Maritime Heritage Center, located at 333 SE Bay Boulevard in Newport. He is

performing courtesy of the Siletz Bay Music Festival. Robbins will be performing

a program which includes the works of Mozart, Brahms, Bloch, Albeniz and

Chopin.


Tickets by reservation are $20 and payable at the door. Reservations

should be made by contacting Frank Geltner by email to

fgeltner@ErnestBloch.org or by calling 541-961-1482.


Robbins is a notable chamber musician and a champion of neglected Romantic

repertoire. Reviews have praised his “first-class, bravura performance” and

“keyboard voice of true eloquence.” “Gerald Robbins’ technical prowess is

phenomenal.”


Robbins has distinguished himself internationally as a soloist, having performed

throughout the world in virtually every major music center, including New York,

London, Paris, Amsterdam, Bonn, Munich, Athens, Frankfurt, Belgrade,

Moscow, St. Petersburg,Tel-Aviv, Jerusalem, and Tokyo.


He has appeared with the London Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic, BBC Symphony, London Mozart Players, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, City of

Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Philharmonic, and New York

Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, among many others, under such conductors as Sir

Neville Marriner, Edouard van Remoortel, Harry Blech, Okko Kamu, Jorge

Mester, Lawrence Foster, Ezra Rachlin, Kenneth Klein, Louis Frémaux, and

Zubin Mehta.


Gerald Robbins won the Van Cliburn Award early in his career as well as the

Tchaikovsky International Competition and has distinguished himself

internationally as a soloist.


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