Classical Pianist Edward Auer Stages Concert and Master Class


Classical Pianist Edward Auer Stages Concert and Master Class
Classical pianist Edward Auer has performed extensively around the world.

Edward Auer, a leading interpreter of the works of Chopin, will present an all-Chopin piano recital and master class at Cal Poly Pomona on April 27 and 28.

Auer is the first American to win a prize in the prestigious International Chopin Competition in Warsaw. He has played solo recitals and concertos in more than 30 countries, touring Poland more than 20 times and playing in every major city and with every major orchestra.

A Los Angeles native, Auer studied piano with Aube Tzerko, a protege of Artur Schnabel, and composition with Leonard Stein, a Schoenberg student. He has collaborated with such conductors as Zubin Mehta, Charles Dutoit, Herbert Blomstedt, Sergiu Comissiona and Riccardo Chailly.

Also a professor at Indiana University – Bloomington, Auer will give a free master class on April 27 at noon in the Music Recital Hall.

His concert begins at 8 p.m. on April 28 in the Music Recital Hall. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for students. They can be purchased online at www.csupomona.tix.com or at the box office 45 minutes before show time.

For more information about upcoming Music Department performances, visit www.class.cpp.edu/mu or call (909) 869-3554.