"Pianists of Vision" A Contemporary Solo Piano Concert Featuring Liz Story, Julio Mazziotti, Kori Linae Carothers, and Lisa Downing
Vision Quest Entertainment and the Norman P. Murray Center Present; "Pianists of Vision"a Contemporary Solo Piano Concert featuring Liz Story, Julio Mazziotti, Kori Linae Carothers, and Lisa Downing, Saturday, September 21, 2013, 7:00 PM at the Norman P. Murray Center 24932 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo, CA 92692.
"Pianists of Vision" offers a rare opportunity to listen as four of the world's most talented pianists share their visions of human experiences in a way that surpasses spoken language. As they each perform their own unique and original contemporary solo piano compositions, their music will touch the audience and communicate emotion and vision beyond words.
Although not all the artists will be speaking English, the music will transcend language barriers and propel the listener into a state of heightened consciousness.
In addition to the excitement of hearing of these artist's inspired compositions and the connection of a live performance, everyone attending this concert will also enjoy many entertaining stories regarding an unpredictable range of topics which may include; astrology, love, geometry, children's games, the origin of the universeand perhaps even a few vampire tales!
The evening's entertainment will be held at the Norman P. Murray Community Center in the heart of lovely Mission Viejo California. The Center serves as an important community gathering place for educational, recreational and cultural events.
Tickets are $25, in Advance online at www.LisaDowning.com
and $30 at the door, or call (949) 470-8440 for more information.
Pianist-composer, Liz Story was a pioneer of original contemporary solo piano on the now famous Windham Hill label. Liz is a classically trained musician, studying music at Juilliard and Hunter College and is also a student of astrology, geometry, and philosophy, as well as many other multifarious subjects. Her musical vision of Angular Harmonies defies traditional description and has inspired countless musicians since her debut album "Solid Colors" was released on the Windham Hill label in 1983. In the following decades, Liz recorded a dozen albums crossing many musical genres to create a spectacular musical panorama, while delighting countless audiences with her unique performance style.
Julio Mazziotti is a masterful strong and powerful pianist who also creates delightfully delicate piano music. Julio's well traveled vision of the world has created original compositions that energize and stir the most passionate emotions. A native of Mendoza, Argentina, Julio performs concerts worldwide to fascinated and adoring audiences. A mélange of tango rhythms from his native land mixed with the intense emotions of his Italian heritage reveal themselves in his incredible music. A Julio Mazziotti concert is a rich and memorable experience not to be missed!
Kori Carothers' saga is filled with a love affair for music. She began composing music at the age of 14, and recorded her first songs two years later. Kori's soothing album "Trillium" was recorded at Imaginary Road Studio with legendary Windham Hill producer Will Ackerman, and was nominated by international radio programmers for ZMR Album of the Year, and. Kori is, without question a brilliant pianist and composer. What sets her apart, however, is the broad range of styles she utilizes so gracefully. Kori's harmonious vision paints a colorful musical canvas of passionate piano melodies.
Lisa Downing is a compelling storyteller describing the various sources of inspiration for the piano music she writes. She is the Great-Granddaughter of an African-American slave who's ancestry also includes Native American Choctaw/Chickasaw from the Southern US. Lisa's unique vision stems from her "poly-ethnicity" which provides her with a truly unique perspective regarding culture, as well as her own unusual approach to personal spirituality. Lisa's narrative descriptions of her compositions create allegories that reach into the depths of each of her listener's lives revealing the true universality of human experience.
Norman P. Murray Community Center (View)
24932 Veterans Way
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
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