Pianist Christopher Guzman will perform works of Griffes, Prokofiev, and Schubert on Saturday, March 12, at half past seven in the evening in the Uptown Blanco Ballroom in downtown Blanco; the concert concludes the Blanco Performing Arts 2010-2011 Concert Series.
Christopher Guzman, a San Antonio native, began his study of piano at age nine. From the Julliard School, he received his bachelor's and master' degress; from the New England Conservatory of Music, he earned his Artist Diploma. Currently, he is a doctoral candidate at the University of Texas at Austin studying with Anton Nel.
Guzman has entertained audiences throughout North America, Europe, and Asia; he has appeared in venues not limited to Carnegie's Weill Hall, Boston's Jordan Hall, Spoleto's Teatro Caio Melisso, New York's Kennedy Center, Leipzig's Gewandhaus, and Tokoyo's Suntory Hall. He has performed as a soloist with the San Antonio Symphony, the Fort Worth Symphony, the Corpus Christi Symphony, and the EOS Orchestra of New York City. He is a recognized prizewinner in international competitions, as in the Walter M. Naumberg Competition and the Tsang Yun Competition of South Korea. The New York Times hailed his "coiled, explosive playing."
Blanco Performing Arts looks forward to your sharing an evening with Christopher Guzman on Saturday, March 12 at 7:30 pm in the elegant Uptown Blanco Ballroom; for tickets, please visit www.blancoperformingarts.com or call 830-833-4762. Convenient free parking is available. Check out www.uptownblanco.com for restaurant specials for ticket holders.