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Feb 16, 2004 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Ivan Moravec Performs in Carnegie Hall

Please note that Mr. Moravec unfortunately had to cancel his entire US tour and will not be performing at the Carnegie Hall.

Monday, February 16 at 8 pm

Carnegie Hall
881 Seventh Avenue at 57th Street, New York City

For tickets call 212 247 7800

Ivan Moravec (b.1930) studied piano at the Prague Conservatory and the Prague Academy, performing in Poland and Hungary during his student years. In 1957, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli invited him to Italy for further study,and he participated in Michelangeli’s master classes in Arezzo.

Moravec made his American debut in January 1964 with The Cleveland Orchestra and George Szell at Severance Hall; the following month he made his New York debut at Carnegie Hall during the Cleveland ’s annual week of appearances there. Since then, he has performed with the New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Boston Symphony, the Philadelphia, Cleveland,and Minnesota orchestras, the National, Detroit, Pittsburgh, St.Louis, Atlanta, Dallas, Seattle, Cincinnati, and Baltimore symphonies, the Saint Paul, Los Angeles and Orpheus chamber orchestras, and the orchestras of Toronto and Calgary. As one of the world’s most acclaimed recitalists, Moravec has appeared in recitals at Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center,and on major recital series in Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Cleveland, and Philadelphia.

In Europe, Moravec has appeared in recital and as concerto soloist in the major music capitals, including London, Vienna, Amsterdam, Paris, Berlin, Leipzig, Munich, Oslo, Rome, and Milan. He toured three times throughout Australia and regularly travels to Japan for appearances with the NHK symphony Orchestra and recitals in Tokyo’s major venues. His international festival appearances include the Salzburg, Edinburgh, Ruhr, Schleswig-Holstein, and Prague Spring Festivals.

On October 28, 2000, Václav Havel awarded Moravec the Medal of Merit for Outstanding Artistic Achievement. That same month, he also received the International Charles IV Prize, an award that has been awarded jointly by the Prague Municipality and Charles University since 1992 to outstanding figures in politics, culture, or science and scholarship. In January, 2002 he was honored with a Cannes Classical Award for Lifetime Achievement, an award organized by several international music magazines to recognize the universal appeal of classical music.


321 East 73rd Street
NY 10021 New York
United States


Feb 16, 2004 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM



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