June 6, 2020

Essex Winter Series Presents Jon Kimura Parker, Pianist on Jan 29

Internationally acclaimed virtuoso pianist John Kimura Parker’s career has taken him from Carnegie Hall and the Sydney Opera House to the Canadian Arctic and war-torn Sarajevo. He is an Officer of the Order of Canada, his country’s highest civilian honor, and a Gold Medal Laureate of the Leeds International Piano Competition. He has collaborated with such artists as Joshua Bell, Bobby McFerrin and Pinchas Zukerman. Command performances have been given for Queen Elizabeth II, the US Supreme Court and the prime ministers of Canada and Japan. Gracing our stage for the first time, Mr. Parker will perform an extraordinary program, titled Postcards from Russia, featuring Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition and Stravinsky’s Petrouchka.

All concerts are held on Sundays at 3:00 p.m. at Valley Regional High School located at 256 Kelsey Hill Road, Deep River, CT. Individual ticket prices for each concert are $30 for Adults; $25 for Senior Citizens; $12 for Children/Students.

Subscriptions for all concerts are also available at a cost of $110 for Adults and $90 for Senior Citizens. For more information, please visit essexwinterseries.com or call 860-391-5578.

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