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January 18, 2008

UMBC Presents Pianist Kazuko Tanosaki in Concert

February 3, 2008
3 p.m.
UMBC Fine Arts Recital Hall

Contact: Thomas Moore
Director of Arts & Culture

Note: You may view or download this release as a pdf file.

Kazuko Tanosaki - Photo by Richard AndersonUMBC's Department of Music presents pianist Kazuko Tanosaki in concert on Sunday, February 3rd, at 3 p.m. in the Fine Arts Recital Hall.

A first-prize winner of the La Jolla Young Artists Competition (CA), Tanosaki has performed as a guest artist at the Piano Panorama of Twentieth Century Music in Rotterdam, Holland, on French National TV, with I Musici de Montreal, and as a concerto soloist with the Syracuse Symphony, and Hamilton College Orchestra on their tour of Romania and Bulgaria. As a member of the Tanosaki-Richards Duo, active since 1982, she has performed recitals in Europe, Australia, Japan, and the United States, including concerts at the American Academy in Rome, the Camargo Foundation (France), Lincoln Center (NYC), the Guggenheim Museum (NYC), the Tokyo American Center (Japan), and at international new music festivals in Melbourne, Kobe, Kyoto, and Sendai. Ms. Tanosaki holds a B.A. from the Kunitachi College of Music (Tokyo), M.A. from UC San Diego, and DMA from the Eastman School of Music.

The pianist's virtuosic program features:
-- Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, Op. 110
-- Chopin's Ballade No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 52
-- Ravel's Ondine from Gaspard de la Nuit
-- A work by Toru Takemitsu

Admission is $7 general, $3 for senior citizens, free for all students, and free with a UMBC ID.
Tickets are available through MissionTix at or by calling MissionTix at 410-752-8950.
Tickets will also be available at the door (cash or check only) immediately prior to the concert.

General Public Information
UMBC Arts Website:

-- From Baltimore and points north, proceed south on I-95 to exit 47B. Take Route 166 toward Catonsville and then follow signs to the Fine Arts Building.
-- From I-695, take Exit 12C (Wilkens Avenue) and continue one-half mile to the entrance of UMBC at the roundabout intersection of Wilkens Avenue and Hilltop Road. Turn left and follow signs to the Fine Arts Building.
-- From Washington and points south, proceed north on I-95 to Exit 47B. Take Route 166 toward Catonsville and then follow signs to the Fine Arts Building.
-- Daytime metered visitor parking is available in Lot 10, near the Administration Building. Visitor parking regulations are enforced on all University calendar days. Hilltop Circle and all campus roadways require a parking permit unless otherwise marked.
-- Online campus map:

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Kazuko Tanosaki - Photo by Richard Anderson

Posted by tmoore at January 18, 2008 12:30 PM