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Pianist Hamelin Performs in UCLS Concert

Grammy Award-nominated pianist Marc-André Hamelin will bring his distinctive performing style to the stage of Aycock Auditorium when he performs Tuesday, Nov. 9.

Hamelin’s 8 p.m. concert is the third in the 2010-11 University Concert Lecture Series, “Spotlight on the Performing Arts,” presented by the School of Music, Theatre and Dance.

He’ll perform Haydn’s “Variations in F Minor, Hob. XVII:6,” Mozart’s “Sonata in A Minor K.310,” Liszt’s “Venezia e Napoli,” Faure’s “Nocturne No. 6, Op. 63” and Alkan’s “Symphony for Solo Piano, Op. 39, Nos. 4-7.”

Hamelin has performed as a soloist with an impressive list of the world’s leading orchestras, including the New York Philharmonic, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Montreal Symphony, the London Philharmonic, the Berlin Radio Symphony and many others across the world.

A prolific recording artist with Hyperion Records, Hamelin has been nominated eight times for a Grammy Award, including his most recent nomination in 2008 for the recording “in a state of jazz.”

Tickets to the event are $25-30 and may be purchased at boxoffice.uncg.edu, (336) 334-4849 or campus box office locations. Discounts are available for seniors, students, UNCG employees and large groups.

For more information, visit http://www.marcandrehamelin.com or http://www.uncg.edu/mus/ucls.