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Piano Legend Jerome Lowenthal to Give Lecture and Performance at Bronxville Women's Club Saturday, April 28 PDF Print Email


By Staff, The Bronxville Women's Club

Apr. 18, 2018:  Piano legend Jerome Lowenthal will give a lecture and performance along with two of his students, Vassily Primakov and Joey Chang, at 7:30 pm on Saturday, April 28, at The Bronxville Women's Club.

Jerome Lowenthal is truly a legendary American classical pianist. He has received numerous prizes in international competitions, has made numerous recordings, and has performed with conductors such as Daniel BarenboimLeonard BernsteinEugene OrmandyLeonard SlatkinLeopold Stokowski, and Michael Tilson Thomas.

Mr. Lowenthal has been a professor of piano at The Juilliard School since 1991 and served a term as chair of the piano department. Mr. Lowenthal has also been on the faculty at Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara, California, since 1970.

This concert will be an unforgettable evening. Professor Lowenthal will play and speak about his lifelong career as a performer and a teacher, bringing two of his special students, Vassily Primakov and Joey Chang, who will share the stage with him. Mr. Primakov is an award-winning Russian pianist now in mid-career, and Mr. Chang is an award-winning pianist and improviser currently in school. 

The program will include Beethoven's "Appassionata" sonata and works by Mozart, Prokofiev, and Czerny. There will also be a special improvisation by Joey Chang, who will ask the audience to give him the theme to improvise on.

The concert will be held at the Anna Lawrence Bisland 1928 House Concert Hall at The Bronxville Women's Club, 135 Midland Avenue. A reception to meet the artists will follow the concert. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door for the general public; $18 in advance and $20 at the door for senior citizens; and $5.00 for children under 12. For more information, go to or call 914-337-3252.

Pictured here: Jerome Lowenthal.

Photo courtesy The Bronxville Women's Club

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