Arlington Pianists To Present Recital At Baylor Nov. 6Nov. 2, 2000
by Richard Veit
Duo pianists John Solomons and Larry Wiley will perform a guest recital at Baylor University at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6, in Roxy Grove Hall. Both pianists are on the keyboard faculty of the University of Texas at Arlington.
Solomons was the winner of the 13th Bartók-Kabelevsky International Piano Competition, among others. A graduate of the Hartt School of Music and Texas Christian University, he has performed as recitalist, orchestral soloist, and chamber musician throughout the United States and Europe.
Wiley is chairman of the department of music and coordinator of the keyboard division at UTA. He is very active as a soloist, chamber musician, and accompanist, having given hundreds of performances to audiences in public schools, universities, music and civic organizations, concert series and benefits throughout the United States.
This duo piano recital will open with Variations on a Theme by Haydn by Johannes Brahms that is better known in the composer's orchestral version. That will be followed by the Sonata for Two Pianos in D Major by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
After intermission, the piano team will present "Sentimiento" from Danses Andalouses by Spanish composer Manuel Infante. The program will close with a performance of Percy Grainger's Fantasy on George Gershwin's 'Porgy and Bess.'
This concert is free of charge and open to the public. For more information, call the Baylor School of Music at 710-3991.