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Bt movie not in use Franck - Prelude, Fugue and Variation, Op.18 00h:01m:23s
Bt movie not in use Debussy - Reflections in the water 00h:13m:03s
Bt movie not in use Debussy - Homage to Rameau 00h:17m:37s
Bt movie not in use Debussy - Movement 00h:22m:52s
Bt movie not in use Rachmaninoff - Prelude in G major, Op. 32, No. 5 00h:26m:41s
Bt movie not in use Rachmaninoff - Prelude in G minor, Op. 23, No. 5 00h:29m:43s
Bt movie not in use Rachmaninoff - Prelude in G-sharp minor, Op. 32, No. 12 00h:33m:34s
Bt movie not in use Wagner - Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde 00h:37m:22s
Bt movie not in use Liszt - Grand Etudes of Paganini, S.141 00h:43m:35s
Bt movie not in use Liszt - Grey Clouds, S.199 00h:48m:40s
Bt movie not in use Liszt - Concert Paraphrase on Verdi’s Rigoletto, S. 434 00h:51m:20s

Piano Fellow John Wilson performs works by Debussy, Rachmaninoff and Liszt.

Claude Debussy, Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninov, Franz (Ferenc) Liszt, Cesar Franck, Richard Wagner

Prelude, Fugue and Variation, Op.18, IMAGES, SET I, PRELUDE NO. 16 IN G MAJOR, OP. 32, NO. 5, PRELUDE NO. 6 IN G MINOR, OP. 23, NO. 5, PRELUDE NO. 23 IN G-SHARP MINOR, OP. 32, NO. 12, Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde, GRANDES ETUDES DE PAGANINI, GREY CLOUDS, Concert Paraphrase on Verdi’s Rigoletto, S. 434


Recorded Date: 02-04-2017

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John Wilson

Hailed for his “elegance and energy” (Classical Miami Magazine) and described as a “marvelous, musical mad scientist” (Music Critics Association of North America), pianist John Wilson is a third-year Piano Fellow at the New World Symphony. He has performed in North America, South America and Europe, and as a soloist with the New World Symphony, Napa Valley Symphony, New Amsterdam Symphony and Orchestra Camerata. He has presented solo recitals in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall at the Kaufman Center and at The American Academy of Arts and Letters. A top-prize winner in international piano competitions, he was most recently awarded the Best Performance of an American Work at the 2017 Liszt-Garrison International Piano Competition. He is the recipient of the silver medal at the American Prize Foundation in Solo Piano Performance. An avid chamber musician, he has appeared in chamber ensembles with musicians of the San Francisco Symphony, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal and San Diego Symphony.

Dedicated to contemporary music, Mr. Wilson has performed the U.S and world premiere performances of solo piano works by Michael Tilson Thomas and Timo Andres, and ensemble works by Reinbert de Leeuw, HK Gruber and Bernd Deutsch. He has performed duo recitals with violinist Joshua Bell numerous times, as well as with cellist Johannes Moser. He has additionally collaborated with soprano Audra McDonald, violinist Gil Shaham and cellist Alisa Weilerstein. As an ensemble musician he has appeared under some of the world’s leading conductors, including Michael Tilson Thomas, Edo de Waart, Stéphane Denève and John Williams. He frequently serves as Guest Principal Keyboard for the Milwaukee Symphony and San Diego Symphony.