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Jon Kimura Parker
Phone 1 954-522-5334
Price Tickets: $25.00 - $45.00
Age Suitability None Specified
Category Classical
Tags music

Jon Kimura Parker

Thursday, Apr 24 8:00p

Stravinsky's "Rite of Spring" is both famous and infamous--its fierce modernism nearly caused a riot at its premiere in 1913--yet in hindsight it ushered in a new era in music. Virtuoso pianist Jon Kimura Parker celebrated the centenary of the work by making a vibrant transcription for solo piano that has been hailed as "matching panache with high clarity." Commenting on Parker's performance, the Toronto Star observes.

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Jon Kimura Parker, known as "Jackie" to his friends, is a pianist who is not only interested in a wide range of music, but also truly enjoys making music. It could even be said that he really knows how to play: he has performed wearing a Star Trek: The Next Generation costume, and he has slipped the theme to The Simpsons into a cadenza....
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Broward Center for the Performing Arts
201 Commodore Brook Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
(954) 462-0222
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