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American Pianist Jon Nakamatsu performs on October 22, 2016

American Pianist Jon Nakamatsu performs on October 22, 2016

On Saturday, October 22, 2016, 8 – 10pm, American pianist, Jon Nakamatsu will be performing in the Mildred & Ernest E. Mayo Concert Hall in the Music Building-2000 Pennington Road.

Jon Nakamatsu came to international attention in 1997 when he was named Gold Medalist of the Tenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, the only American to have achieved this distinction since 1981.  Since then, Mr. Nakamatsu has performed widely in North and South America, Europe, and the Far East, and continued to draw unanimous praise as a true aristocrat of the keyboard, whose playing combines elegance, clarity, and electrifying power. (


  • Sonata in B-flat Major, K. 333 (Mozart)
  • Sonata No. 3 in F Minor, Opus 5 (Brahms)
  • Papillons, Opus 2 (R. Schumann)
  • Scherzo in C-sharp Minor, Opus 39 (Chopin)
  • Nocturne in F-sharp Major, Opus 15, No. 2 (Chopin)
  • Polonaise in A-flat Major, Opus 53 (Chopin)

The concert is free and open to the public.

Visitor Parking information: Patrons should park in Parking Lots 4, 5, 6 and 7. Parking Map