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The Argenta Concert Series is proud to welcome to Reno pianist Jon Kimura Parker. He has performed as guest artist with the New York Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra, The Philadelphia Orchestra and with the major orchestras of Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Los Angeles, Minneapolis and throughout Canada. He has given recitals in London, New York, Chicago, Munich, Budapest, Sydney, Hong Kong and Tokyo. A versatile performer, he has jammed with Doc Severinsen and Bobby McFerrin, and collaborated with Audra McDonald and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. In 1999, Parker was awarded his country's highest honor, the Order of Canada. In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Stravinsky's "Rite of Spring," Parker will bring to Reno this orchestral composition in his own unprecedented, devilishly virtuosic and thrillingly mesmerizing transcription for a single human being on a grand piano. Also on the program pianists Hyeyeon Park and James Winn will join Jon Kimura Parker for a fabulous array of compositions by Mozart, Ravel, among many others.
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