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Recorded at the Olivier Music Barn, Tippet Rise Arts Center, Fishtail, Montana
Living at the Copland house, pianist-composer Michael Brown composes his Piano Concerto. Here are excerpts of the music and a peek into his world.

Concerto for Piano and Strings was co-commissioned by the Gilmore Keyboard Festival and the NFM Leopoldinum Orchestra. The work is dedicated to Ludwig van Beethoven.
Nikolai MEDTNER (1879–1951)
Excerpts from 'Second Improvisation (in variation form), Op. 47' (1925) (includes première recordings of two newly discovered variations)
"birds lost in the torpor of a very dark forest during the hottest hours of summer.” -Maurice Ravel

Ravel: Oiseaux tristes (Sad Birds), from Miroirs (1904-5)

Michael Brown, piano
Film directed by Nick Canellakis

Piano: Steinway D, "Daria" from 1884
In the first episode, CMS pianist, Michael Brown discusses life in quarantine, what he's doing with his free time now that all of his concerts have been cancelled, and his positivity about the future.

Film Director: Tristan Cook
Live from West Side Presbyterian Church in Ridgewood, NJ
Parlance Chamber Concerts
Get to know Michael Brown in this Artist Profile
Live from the DiMenna Center in New York, NY
Tippet Rise Art Center, The Olivier Music Barn
Filmed live in Alice Tully Hall
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Live from the DiMenna Center in New York, NY