Composer at the Keys


Composer at the Keys

Nov 7
3 PM
Century II Concert Hall

featuring Michael Brown, piano

Pianist-Composer Michael Brown performs his composition Concerto for Piano and Strings with the Wichita Symphony Orchestra! Described as "a young piano visionary” by the New York Times, Brown wrote his piano concerto to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven's birth. The piece was premired in 2020 by the Kalamazoo Symphony in Michigan. Join us to see the Composer at the Keys himself, as Brown performs his own work. Also on the program are Samuel Coleridge-Taylor's Novelletten for String Orchestra, Nos. 1 & 4, as well as Brahams's sweeping 2nd Symphony

Composer at the Keys
Sunday, November 7th at 3:00 PM 
Century II Concert Hall 
SAMUEL COLERIDGE-TAYLOR Novelletten for String Orchestra, Nos, 1 & 4
MICHAEL BROWN Concerto for Piano and Strings


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Michael Brown

About Pianist Michael Brown

Pianist-composer Michael Brown, winner of a 2015 Avery Fisher Career Grant, has been described by the New York Times as “one of the leading figures in the current renaissance of performer-composers.” A native New Yorker, Mr. Brown earned dual bachelor’s and master’s degrees in piano and composition from The Juilliard School, where he studied with pianists Jerome Lowenthal and Robert McDonald and composers Samuel Adler and Robert Beaser. He is the First Prize winner of the 2010 Concert Artists Guild Competition and a Steinway Artist. Learn more at

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