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Press Photos

Blue Suit

Photo Credit: Bill Wadman
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Black Suit

Photo Credit: Bill Wadman
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Brick Background

Photo Credit: Bill Wadman
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Profile

Photo Credit: Bill Wadman
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Crossed Arms

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Outdoors

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Doorway

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At The Piano

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Black and White

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Documents

Michael Brown - Press Quotes

File Type: PDF (86,710 bytes)

Audio

Cadenza by Michael Brown to Mozart's Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467

Performed live in Carnegie Hall's Isaac Stern Auditorium
File Size: 2,586,773 bytes

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15, III. Rondo (Allegro Scherzando)

Performed by Michael Brown, live from Alice Tully Hall with Alan Gilbert and the Juilliard Orchestra
File Size: 10,437,806 bytes

Schubert: Sonata in D Major, D. 850, III: Scherzo: Allegro Vivace

Michael Brown, piano
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Albeniz: El puerto, from Iberia, Book 1

performed by pianist Michael Brown
File Size: 10,221,459 bytes

Ravel: Pièce en forme de Habanera

Michael Brown, piano
File Size: 6,541,452 bytes

Brown: Constellations and Toccata (2012)

Michael Brown, piano
File Size: 15,823,187 bytes

Video

Michael Brown, piano: Mozart’s Concerto No. 14 in E flat, K. 449 (Chamber Version)

Michael Brown, piano, and String Quintet: Arnaud Sussmann, violin; Emily Daggett Smith, violin; Matthew Lipman, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, cello; David J. Grossman, bass

00:00 Allegro vivace
09:03 Andantino
16:31 Allegro ma non troppo

This performance of the chamber version of Mozart’s 14th piano concerto, K. 449, took place on September 23, 2018 on Parlance Chamber Concerts at West Side Presbyterian Church in Ridgewood, NJ.

*Artistic Director Michael Parloff’s introduction to Mozart’s Concerto in E-flat, K. 449 viewed at https://youtu.be/sk_zFZEkOCs

Parlance Chamber Concerts (Michael Parloff, Artistic Director) presents 8 concerts per season featuring world-class performers.

Tickets and information at http://www.parlancechamberconcerts.org

Video produced by Darryl KubianA/V
Production by Indigo Fox Media
2018©Parlance Chamber Concerts
Video Type: YouTube

Michael Brown plays Fauré: Nocturne No. 3 in A-flat Major, Op. 33

Gabriel Fauré: Nocturne No. 3 in A-flat Major, Op. 33
Performed by Michael Brown
Tippet Rise Art Center, The Olivier Music Barn, September 16, 2017

Film Director: Kathy Kasic
Cinematographers: Sarah Lanier, Dandan Liu, Emily Rund
Lighting Designer: Zach Hamersley
Editor: Claude DeMoss
Assistant Editor: Evangeline Koonce
Music Consultant: Devanney Haruta
Sound Recording: Monica Bolles, Monte Nickles
Piano Tuner: Mike Toia
Sound Editor: Joe Shepard
Sound Mastering: Monte Nickles
Video Type: YouTube

Michael Brown plays Beethoven: Variations and Fugue for Piano in E-flat Major, Op. 35, “Eroica”

Ludwig van Beethoven: Variations and Fugue for Piano in E-flat Major, Op. 35, “Eroica”
Performed by Michael Brown
Tippet Rise Art Center, The Olivier Music Barn, September 16, 2017

Film Director: Kathy Kasic
Cinematographers: Sarah Lanier, Dandan Liu, Emily Rund
Lighting Designer: Zach Hamersley
Editor: Claude DeMoss
Assistant Editor: Evangeline Koonce
Music Consultant: Devanney Haruta
Sound Recording: Monica Bolles, Monte Nickles
Piano Tuner: Mike Toia
Sound Editor: Joe Shepard
Sound Mastering: Monte Nickles
Video Type: YouTube

Michael Brown plays excerpts from Medtner: Second Improvisation, Op. 47

Film Director: Kathy Kasic
Cinematographers: Sarah Lanier, Dandan Liu, Emily Rund
Lighting Designer: Zach Hamersley
Editor: Claude DeMoss
Assistant Editor: Evangeline Koonce
Music Consultant: Devanney Haruta
Sound Recording: Monica Bolles, Monte Nickles
Piano Tuner: Mike Toia
Sound Editor: Joe Shepard
Sound Mastering: Monte Nickles
Video Type: YouTube

MENDELSSOHN Prelude No. 1 in E minor, Op. 35 - MICHAEL BROWN, piano [FHR67]

DescriptioFelix MENDELSSOHN (1809-1847)
Prelude No. 1 in E minor, Op. 35

Michael Brown, piano

Taken from the album [FHR67]:
Felix MENDELSSOHN (1809-1847)
1-8. Preludes and Fugues, Op. 35: Nos. 1, 2, 3 & 6

Leonard BERNSTEIN (1918-1990)
9. Touches (1981)

Michael BROWN (1987-)
10-11. Chant and Fugue (2013)
12. Thoughts (2015)

Ludwig Van BEETHOVEN (1770-1827)
13-29. 15 Variations and Fugue in E flat major, Op. 35, 'Eroica Variations'

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Recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, USA, 24-30 October 2016
Produced by Adam Golka and Roman Rabinovich
Engineered by Leszek Wójcik assisted by Noriko Okabe and Shao-Ting Sun
Edited by Leszek Wójcik • Mastering and artwork by David Murphy (FHR)
24bit, 88.2kHz hi-resolution recording and mastering
Piano: Steinway Model D, ‘Chantal’, serial #594337, tuned and voiced by Tali Mahanor

℗ & © 2018 The copyright in these sound recordings is owned by First Hand Records Ltd.

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Michael Brown – Pianist-Composer

For more information, please visit:
www.michaelbrownmusic.com.n
Video Type: YouTube

Beethoven Piano Concerto No 3, Largo - Michael Brown - heartland festival orchestra

Performed by piano soloist Michael Brown with the Heartland Festival Orchestra under the direction of Artistic Director / Conductor David Commanday on October 24th, 2015 in the concert titled "Beethoven" at Five Points Washington in Washington, IL.

http://www.heartlandfestivalorchestra.org/

Video by ScheffTech Productions http://www.schefftech.com/
Brian Scheffler, Director
Karla Commanday-Mirosav, Score Reader / Associate
Director
Video Type: YouTube

Mendelssohn Sextet in D major for Piano, Violin, Two Violas, Cello, and Bass, IV. Allegro Vivace

Filmed live in Alice Tully Hall on October 20, 2015.

Artists:
Michael Brown, piano
Chad Hoopes, violin
Paul Neubauer, viola
Matthew Lipman, viola
Nicholas Canellakis, cello
Joseph Conyers, double bass
Video Type: YouTube

Michael Brown Artist Profile - April

Get to know CMS Two pianist Michael Brown in this month's Artist Profile.
Video Type: YouTube

2015 Career Grant recipient Michael Brown, pianist

Michael Brown, piano;
Claude Debussy, "Étude 11: pour les arpèges composes" (Book II)
Franz Liszt, Valse – Impromptu, S. 213
Video Type: YouTube

Michael Brown plays Beethoven Eroica Variations, Op. 35

Ludwig Van Beethoven
Fifteen Variations and Fugue in E-flat Major, Op. 35 "Eroica,"
Michael Brown, piano
Video Type: YouTube

Michael Brown, Schubert Impromptu in B-flat Major D. 935, No. 3 (Op. 142)

Franz Schubert- Impromptu in B-flat Major D. 935, No. 3 (Op. 142)
Michael Brown, piano
Video Type: YouTube

Michael Brown plays Michael Brown: Folk Variations (2013)

Michael Brown: Folk Variations (2013)
Michael Brown, piano
Video Type: YouTube

Michael Brown, Brahms: Intermezzo in E Major, Op. 116, No. 4

Johannes Brahms: Intermezzo in E Major, Op. 116, No. 4
Michael Brown, piano
Video Type: YouTube

Michael Brown's performance of Brahms: Intermezzo in E Major, Op. 116, No. 6

Johannes Brahms: Intermezzo in E Major, Op. 116, No. 6

Michael Brown, piano

Recorded at Oktaven Studios in Yonkers, New York (2012)
Ryan Streber, Audio Engineer
Nick Canellakis, Videographer
Video Type: YouTube

Michael Brown plays George Perle: Classic Suite (1938)

George Perle (1915-2009): Classic Suite
Michael Brown, piano
Video Type: YouTube

Michael Brown plays Samuel Adler's Fantasy

Samuel Adler (b. 1928): Fantasy (dedicated to Michael Brown)
Michael Brown, piano
Video Type: YouTube

Michael Brown's performance of Padre Antonio Soler: Two Sonatas

Michael Brown, Piano
Recorded live at Rockefeller University in New York City--April, 2012
music by Padre Antonio Soler
Sonata no. 21 in C-sharp Minor
Sonata no. 88 in D-flat Major
Video Type: YouTube