George Lopez 4x5 PRGeorge Lopez, Classical Pianist to Perform at UMA

Jewett Hall Auditorium
Sunday, February 9, 2014

The "Concerts at Jewett" Series sponsored by University of Maine at Augusta College of Arts and Sciences and UMA Senior College will feature classical pianist, George Lopez on Sunday, February 9, 2014, 2:00 PM at UMA Jewett Auditorium. There will be a pre-concert talk at 1 PM. Snow date: Feb. 23rd.

George Lopez has been featured across the globe as recitalist and soloist with orchestra. He received critical acclaim for his interpretation of Bach's Goldberg Variations at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. On his world tour he performed in Paris, London, Cologne, New York's Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, and in Los Angeles where he was hailed by the Los Angeles Times for his ”...musical perspective, continuity, and kaleidoscopic colors”.

His chamber music collaborations have included the Emerson String Quartet. He has been an advocate of music education for many years and is a popular lecturer on the arts in New England. Born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in Belize by Mayan parents, Mr. Lopez is currently Artist-In-Residence at Bowdoin College.

Tickets are $10, students $5, 12 & under free. Tickets are available at Pat's Pizza in Augusta, Apple Valley Books in Winthrop, and at the door. Call 621-3551, or email for more information or for mail order tickets. www.concertsatjewett.com.

The next concert is Sunday, March 9, 2014, 2 PM – Joelle Morris (mezzo soprano) and Bridget Convey (piano) – A Musical Journey Around the World.

Media contact:
Irene Forster
445-5227