Sept. 18, 2013
Critically-acclaimed pianist Anthony Molinaro will present a recital featuring the music of the Beatles at Morningside College at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in Eppley Auditorium, 3625 Garretson Ave.
His program, titled “Here, There, and Everywhere,” re-envisions classic Beatles songs through unique arrangements and improvisations. The recital is free and open to the public.
Molinaro has appeared as a soloist with over 50 symphony orchestras, headlined at major jazz clubs, and composed and arranged music in both the classical and jazz genres. He has won several awards for his piano playing and composition. Among others, Molinaro won the Naumburg International Piano Competition, the William C. Byrd International Piano Competition, and the 1995 National Piano Fellowship from the American Pianists Association.
He has toured around the world. Molinaro has also been featured in numerous publications including the Chicago Tribune, the New York Times, Downbeat magazine, and the recently released book “The New Face of Jazz.”