Masterclass with Graf in Montevideo

Enrique Graf

Enrique Graf will be giving a masterclass in Montevideo on July 9 & 10.

For more information please go to this link (in spanish).

Keeping up with former students

Although Graf retired from teaching he keeps up with his former students. These are some of the ones he saw in the past two weeks:

Ashish Thakrar is finishing up Medical School at UPenn
Adam Jaffe has a private piano studio in Atlanta
Chee Hang See just got his MM at CIM and will start teaching at CAM
Lanzo Luconi teaches in LA and directs the Costa Rica Piano Festival
Micah McLaurin is at Curtis and was just awarded the Gilmore Young Artist Award

 

 

Mozarteum of Uruguay Presents Enrique Graf in Recital

Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 9:30 PM at Hotel L’Auberge in Punta del Este. Graf will perform works by Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy, Rachmaninoff, Villa-Lobos, Gershwin and Tosar.

More information http://www.mozarteumuruguay.org/

El Pais raves about Graf’s Beethoven

In Beethoven’s Concerto No. 4, Graf again demonstrated his unique pianistic talent , offering a version that coupled equal interpretative  virtues with total technical mastery of the instrument. Graf’s performance was unsurpassable because expressiveness reigned throughout the work. Furthermore, his sound and the use of the pedals were remarkable. The clarity of form, the clean playing and the high artistic level that prevailed in every movement captured the public that listened with rapt attention. More here.

Enrique Graf Performs his Favorite Concerto in Montevideo

After a very successful tour of Brazil where audiences gave him repeated standing ovations during his recitals, Graf will be soloist with the Philharmonic Orchestra of Montevideo in Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto.

More info at the Teatro Solis Website and Philharmonic Orchestra of Montevideo site.

Graf returns to São Paulo

Plays a recital in a distinguished series among some of the best Brazilian pianists (Cristina Ortiz, Caio Pagano, Eduardo Monteiro, Christian Budu, Ricardo Castro and others) Sunday, November 8 at 11:30 AM. More info here.

II Natal Piano Festival in Brazil

Graf will be the guest artist at the II Natal Piano Festival in Brazil. He will give master classes and will play the closing recital of the festival.

More info here.

2015 Graffiti Award

Enrique Graf

The CD “Latinoamericanos”, violin and piano music by Latin American composers with Cecilia Penades on violin and Enrique Graf at the piano has been nominated for a 2015 Graffiti Award, the main awards for music in Uruguay.

To see the Graffiti Award nominated 2015 go here.

Gershwin Gala at the Teatro El Circulo in Argentina

Photo: Enrique Graf at the piano, Orchestra of Rosario, Argentina and David del Pino conducting.

“Unforgettable, spectacular concert.  Graf was impeccable, an expert in Gershwin”   This is what Entre Notas, Rosario’s classical music blog wrote after last week’s Gershwin Gala at the Teatro El Circulo in Argentina (August 6, 2015).

Rave review for Graf in New York City

Enrique Graf in New York City

“Graf’s intelligent versatility bolsters new piano series”

See more at New York Classical Review

Enrique Graf has played many times in New York City, in solo recitals, with the Jupiter Symphony, the New York City Symphony, the Haydn-Mozart Chamber Orchestra, the Baltimore Wind Quintet, the Quartet of the Americas at such venues as Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center, Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, St. James Cathedral Pavilion, Trinity Church at Wall Street, Merkin Concert Hall, the Americas Society and Symphony Space.
Last month he played at a beautiful venue in Hell’s Kitchen, the Di Menna Center for Classical Music.