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Del Mar College Cultural Programs Series `Begins 2022-2023 Season with Piano Recital on Oct. 7 with International Artist Enrique Graf

Mon Sep 26, 2022
Pianist Enrique Graf with hands on piano keys

Pianist Enrique Graf with hands on piano keys

The Uruguayan-born pianist gained international attention when he won the First Prize during the William Kapell International Piano Competition in 1978. As a soloist, Graf has performed with numerous orchestras across the United States as well as around the world––including in Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Russia, Chile, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, Peru, Brazil, Argentina and Colombia. His U.S. performances have included those in the Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center and the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall.

Graf taught for 14 years at the Peabody Preparatory at Johns Hopkins University and became Chairman of the Piano Department as well as received the Director’s Award for Outstanding Teaching. Additionally, he created an outstanding piano program at the College of Charleston where he was awarded the Distinguished Research Award and named University Artist in Residence. Graf was also Artist Lecturer at Carnegie Mellon University and taught at the Charleston Academy of Music.

Learn more about the artist on his official website

Enjoy the video below of Graf’s performance of Piano Concerto No.13, K 415 by Mozart with the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle (Durham, Raleigh and Chapel Hill, NC.) with Conductor Lorenzo Muti.