We are pleased to share the following article by WRTI’s Kevin Gordon, host of these outstanding performances:
Join us for the fifth live broadcast in our series celebrating the 165th anniversary of Steinway & Sons pianos, featuring Steinway artist Charles Abramovic. WRTI’s Kevin Gordon is host.
Charles has taught at Temple University since 1988 and is an active part of the musical life here in Philadelphia, performing with many different organizations across the city. He is a core member of the Dolce Suono Ensemble, and performs often with Network for New Music and Orchestra 2001. His repertoire includes not only the piano, but also the harpsichord and fortepiano.
His solo orchestral debut was at the age of 14 with the Pittsburgh Symphony, and he’s appeared as soloist with orchestras including the Baltimore Symphony, the Colorado Philharmonic, the Florida Philharmonic, and the Nebraska Chamber Orchestra.
Charles has given solo recitals throughout the United States, France and Yugoslavia. He has also appeared at major international festivals in Berlin, Salzburg, Bermuda, Dubrovnik, Aspen and Vancouver.
He has also recorded the solo piano works of Delius, as well as making recordings with violinist Sarah Chang, and with Philadelphia Orchestra principal flutist Jeffrey Khaner.
*Special thanks to Jacobs Music for making our “WRTI 90.1 Celebrates Steinway” series possible.