April 14, 2018
Pianist Sara Daneshpour
Place: Sandwich Town Hall, 130 Main Street
Time: 7:00 pm
Tickets: $25/adults $10/students
Sara Daneshpour, a talented pianist based in Washington D.C. her native city, has played in many cities across the US as well as many European countries. She is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music studying under Leon Fleisher and she also studied with Yoheval Kapinsky at Juilliard and under the direction of Dr. Oleg Volkov. She has won numerous prizes including the 2017 Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Competition, the Seoul International Piano Competition, Energy Classical Fellowship Award of the American Pianists Association, the XLL Councours International de Musique du Maroc,the William Kapell International Piano Competition, the International Russian Music Piano Competition and the Maria Canels International Piano Competition in Barcelona.
Washington Post wrote of her performance with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra: "...she created transfixing poetry. And she found delightful details in passagework and incidents that other pianists treat as routine." The Baltimore Sun stated that Ms Daneshpour "delivered a powerhouse account of Tchaikovsky's Concerto No.1 producing enough tone for two pianists in the process. The Sandwich Arts Alliance is delighted to present this international star.