Pianist Steven Bailey performs his first solo recital at Piedmont Piano with a program of classical masterpieces: three Scarlatti Sonatas, a late Beethoven Sonata, Debussy's L'isle joyeuse, plus a unique operatic transcription - Wagner's epic Tannhäuser "Paris" Overture arranged for piano!
Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 4pm
at Piedmont Piano Company
1728 San Pablo Ave. (at 18th), Oakland, CA
FREE admission, donations accepted. Reservations recommended. Please call (510) 547-8188 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Pianist Steven Bailey regularly performs in and outside the San Francisco Bay Area as soloist, chamber and collaborative keyboardist. He is a full-time Staff member of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, where he has taught since 1993. He has appeared as concerto soloist with Symphony Parnassus, Diablo Symphony, UC-Davis Symphony, San Francisco Concerto Orchestra, and Magnificat Baroque Orchestra. He regularly performs with American Bach Soloists as guest soloist and continuo organist. He has collaborated in chamber performances with members of the Alexander, Arlekin and Sausalito quartets.
As a founding member of the vocal chamber music repertory group CMASH, Mr. Bailey often performs and premieres works by such noted composers as Jake Heggie, Vartan Aghababian and Liam Wade. He is featured on CMASH founder (and SFCM alum) soprano Ann Moss’s debut CD “Currents” and her most recent CD “Love Life”, both recorded at Skywalker Sound and produced by Leslie Ann Jones.
Drawing on his extensive experience in vocal repertoire, Mr. Bailey was San Francisco Parlor Opera’s musical director in several of their productions of Mozart’s Così fan tutte and Don Giovanni, Gounod’s Faust, Puccini’s Tosca and Floyd’s Susannah. He was also a longtime faculty member of the Bay Area Summer Opera Theater Institute.
Mr. Bailey holds a B.M. in Piano Performance from University of Wisconsin-Madison, and an M.M. in Piano Performance from Boston University where he was a student of Anthony diBonaventura.
Facebook: Steven Bailey@PositivelyOakStreet