Pianist Randall Hodgkinson to Perform at Williams College12:58PM / Thursday, January 22, 2009
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – Randall Hodgkinson will perform a Bösendorfer piano recital on Sunday, Feb. 8, at 3 p.m. in Chapin Hall on the Williams College campus. Hodgkinson will also give a master class for Williams College piano students that evening at 7:30 p.m. in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall. These free events are open to the public.
Hodkinson will play Beethoven’s Sonata, opus 10; Carter’s Sonata; and Schumann’s Davidsbündler Dances.
Grand Prize winner of the International American Music Competition sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation and Carnegie Hall, Randall Hodgkinson has performed with New York Philharmonic, Boston Symphony and Boston Pops, Iceland Philharmonic and the Orchestra of Santa Cecilia in Rome. Many solo and collaborative recordings include the BBC double 5 star award winner "Petrouschka and other Prophesies" the Grammy Award winner with Dawn Upshaw, “The Girl With the Orange Lips”, the complete music for cello and piano by Leo Ornstein with cellist Joshua Gordon for New World Recordings Numerous appearances in festivals include BargeMusic, Santa Fe Festival, Chamber Music Northwest and Mainly Mozart in La Jolla, California.
Mr. Hodgkinson performs the 2 piano and 4 hand repertoire with his wife, Leslie Amper and the piano trio repertoire with the Gramercy Trio, and is an artist member of the Boston Chamber Music Society. Faculty appointments include New England Conservatory of Music and the Longy School in Cambridge and Boston University and Wellesley College.