Meet pianist Lorraine Min!
Pianist Lorraine Min will be featured on our 2/18 concert, “Rhythm and Blue” playing Gershwin’s iconic “Rhapsody in Blue.”
More about Lorraine:
Steinway Artist and critically acclaimed Canadian pianist, LORRAINE MIN has dazzled audiences with her poetic artistry and dynamic virtuosity. Cited by the New York Times for her “impeccable phrase-shaping (and) crystalline sound,” and by the Washington Post for her “admirable playing,” Min has performed extensively throughout Canada and the US, in Germany, France, Mexico, the UK, Italy, Switzerland, Australia, India, and in South America. She has appeared as concerto soloist and in recital on some of the world’s most important concert stages including New York’s David Geffen (formerly Avery Fisher) Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Town Hall, Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, the Kennedy Center’s Concert Hall, Vancouver’s Orpheum Theatre and Chan Centre, and Teatro Politeamo in Palermo, Sicily, among others. An avid chamber musician, Min has performed throughout North America including at the Ravinia and Tanglewood Festivals, Sitka Music Festival, in Canada’s Eine Kleine Summer Music, Victoria Summer Music, PRISMA in Powell River, Fredericton and Orford Festivals, Vancouver’s Music in the Morning Series, in Europe, Asia, and Australia. She can be heard on CBC, NPR, and ABC radio. Min has been the recipient of top prizes in numerous international piano competitions, a laureate in the Van Cliburn, and highest ranking Canadian pianist at the Harveys Leeds, and Busoni Competitions as a teenager.
Born in Victoria and raised in Vancouver, Canada, Min was educated at the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University on full scholarship and at the Juilliard School where she earned her Masters and Doctoral degrees. She has been co-Artistic Director of Eine Kleine Summer Music Festival in Canada since 2015.