Piano Recital & Masterclass with Renana Gutman
Music masterclasses are free and open to the public. This masterclass will begin with a short recital by Renana Gutman.
Praised by the New York Times for her "passionate and insightful" playing, Renana Gutman has performed across four continents as an orchestral soloist, recitalist and collaborative artist. She played at venues like The Louvre Museum, Grenoble Museum (France), Carnegie Recital Hall, People's Symphony Concerts, Merkin Hall (New York), St. Petersburg's Philharmonia (Russia), Stresa Music Festival (Italy), Ravinia Rising Stars (Chicago), Jordan Hall, Gardner Museum (Boston), Herbst Theatre (St. Francisco), Menuhin Hall (UK), UNISA (South Africa), Marlboro (VT), and National Gallery, Phillips Collection, and Freer Gallery (Washington DC). Her performances are heard frequently on WQXR Young Artists Showcase, NY, WFMT Dame Myra Hess, Chicago, and MPR in Performances Today, MN.
High in demand as a chamber musician, Renana toured with "Musicians from Marlboro", and served as the collaborative pianist of Steans Institute at Ravinia Festival from 2012-2018, where she performed chamber music and lieder extensively. In last seasons, she performed chamber music with violist Kim Kashkashian, violinist Miriam Fried, and clarinetist Charles Neidich.
As a member of "Echoes of Hope" project, she is also dedicated to performing obscure pieces by Jewish composers who perished in the Holocaust; Erwin Schulhoff, Viktor Ullmann, and others. She was a founder member of the award-winning piano trio "terzetto". The trio performed in festivals and concerts across The United States.
Renana joined the piano faculty of Boston's Longy School of Music of Bard College in the fall of 2019.
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