Piano faculty member Max Levinson performs works by Bach, Beethoven, Stravinsky, and Chopin.
Michael Lewin, artistic director
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH: Partita No. 1 in B-flat Major
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, op. 111
IGOR STRAVINSKY: Three Scenes from Petrouchka
FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN: Two Waltzes, Polonaise in A-flat Major, op. 53
Recognized as a thoughtful and sensitive musician with a fearless technique, Max Levinson first came to international attention as winner of the Dublin International Piano Competition. He is also a recipient of the Avery Fisher Career Grant and the Andrew Wolf Award. Levinson has performed as a soloist with such orchestras as the Los Angeles Philharmonic, St. Louis Symphony, San Francisco Symphony, and Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, among others, and in recital at New York’s Alice Tully Hall, London’s Wigmore Hall, the Zurich Tonhalle, and in many other cities on four continents. He is in demand as a chamber musician, and is a member of the Boston Chamber Music Society. His recordings include two solo CDs on N2K Music, as well as the complete Brahms Sonatas for violin and piano with Stefan Jackiw on Sony Classical. His recording of Leon Kirchner’s Five Pieces for Piano is featured on the collection of his complete works on Albany. Read more about Levinson here.
Music Division and Concert Staff
Dean of Music
– Michael Shinn
Chair of Voice – Patty Thom
Chair of Instrumental Studies – Matthew Marsit
Chair of Composition, Contemporary Music, and Core Studies – Jonathan Bailey Holland
Chief Ensemble Operations Coordinator – Ryan Fossier
Ensembles Coordinator – Victoria Garcia
Administrative Coordinator – Chantel O'Brien
Director of Performance Services – Liz Keller-Tripp
Director of Audio/Visual Services – Richard Malcolm
Audio/Visual Specialist – Phil Roberson
Associate Director of Concert Services – Ryland Bennett
Associate Director of Event Management and Audience Services, Berklee – Nicole Kindred
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Piano Masters Series is a recital series celebrating the art of great piano playing, featuring acclaimed artists from around the world.