Teresa Walters Concert - Shatford Centre
“Liszt is Teresa’s favorite composer and pianist Teresa Walters is world renowned for her renditions of his beautiful music. For the first time, single tickets are available as Teresa performs for the first concert of the season being held on September 25th at the Cleland Theatre beginning at 7:30 p.m.
On Teresa’s website, you will find a collection of stories, articles, reviews and photos of this world-renowned pianist who will be visiting our city. The following is an excerpt from her trip to Copenhagen, Denmark in 2011, where she was invited to perform Franz Liszt compositions at his 200th Anniversary Celebration. It was a regal affair with distinguished guests invited. Read some of the highlights below:
“The Embassy of the Republic of Hungary in Copenhagen presents renowned pianist Teresa Walters in concert on March 15th at 7 p.m. The gala recital is in honor of the 200th Anniversary of Franz Liszt and in recognition of Hungary’s Presidency of the European Economic Union. The festive event is by invitation only to members of the diplomatic corps and to distinguished honored guests.
“American pianist Teresa Walters earned her Doctorate from Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore and was awarded an international fellowship for a year of study abroad at the Paris Conservatoire. In recent years, she has performed as recitalist and orchestral soloist on six continents and in most of the 50 United States.
“Her main field of interest is the music of Liszt, of which she has recorded three consecutive albums. Her Liszt Birthday Tour was also invited by the Liszt Conservatory of Music and Memorial Museum in Budapest and to Liszt’s Birthplace in Raiding, Austria.
“Walters is widely considered to be one of the foremost interpreters of Liszt’s music performing and recording today. Her recordings have received nominations for the Grand Prix du Disque. Entitled A Liszt Celebration, her Copenhagen program will include selections from Liszt’s Harmonies Poetiques et Religieuses and Years of Pilgrimage, as well as Romance, Sonnets of Petrarca, Fountains at the Villa d’Este and Canticle of the Sun. Following the concert, a festive reception will feature Hungarian wine.
Plan to purchase your tickets right away. You will love the evening with this professional, gifted and talented performer! Bring friends. Tickets available at the Shatford Centre on Main Street.
Teresa is an amazingly talented and beautiful