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An officer in the National Guard, Ian Gindes honors Memorial Day Weekend with a solo piano recital featuring works of Bach, Chopin, Liszt, Copland, and Wild.

New York, NY – On May 30 at 7PM, DCINY presents acclaimed American pianist Dr. Ian Gindes in an evening performance at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall. An officer in the National Guard, Dr. Gindes honors Memorial Day Weekend with a performance of works by Bach, Chopin, Liszt, Copland, and Wild.

“a real technical tour de force.”
– Fanfare

In 2016, Dr. Gindes released his new album, American Visions, celebrating American classical composers from the 20th Century to today. The album has been featured on radio stations throughout the U.S. and around the world, including American Veterans Radio, Classique One Paris, WWFM, WILL, KAHM, SiriusXM Symphony Hall, and Chicago’s WFMT. Gindes’ work was applauded by reviewers at Fanfare magazine, stating, “[He] performs American music with a sensitivity we usually associate with renditions of the European Romantic masters.”

“[Ian Gindes] plays music by American composers in both popular and ‘classical’ realms with affection, energy, and keyboard brilliance.”
– Gramophone

Dr. Gindes serves as a commissioned officer in the United States Army National Guard. Following in this spirit of service to neighbor and country, he has given highly publicized performances to honor and raise funds for families of soldiers and victims of terrorism and war. His performances of works by American composers, including Copland and Gershwin, in addition to Romantic period masters, such as Schumann, Liszt, and Chopin, are inspired by his service.


Johann Sebastian Bach​: Partita no. 1 in B-flat major, BWV 825

Frédéric Chopin: Four compositions

Nocturne op. 9 no. 2 in E-flat major

Impromptu no. 1 op. 29 in A-flat major

Etude op. 10 no. 3 in E major

Etude op. 10 no. 4 in C-sharp minor

Franz Liszt: Three compositions

Chapelle de Guillaume Tell

Au bord d’une source

Etude no. 3 in G-sharp minor, “La Campanella”

Aaron Copland: Our Town

Earl Wild: Seven virtuoso etudes (Gershwin transcriptions), nos. 4 and 7

Aaron Copland: Rodeo


DCINY Artist Series – Ian Gindes
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall

Ian Gindes, Piano

More information about the concert: http://www.dciny.org/concerts/258975-2/

Tickets for the concert are now on sale from $50: https://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2017/5/30/0700/PM/Ian-Gindes-Piano/

About Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY)

Founded in 2007 by Iris Derke and Jonathan Griffith, with its first public concert presented in January of 2008, DCINY is a leading producer of dynamically-charged musical entertainment in renowned venues. With its unforgettable, world-class concert experiences, empowering educational programs, and global community of artists and audiences, DCINY changes lives through the power of performance. Commemorating their 10th Anniversary season in 2018, DCINY is proud to have presented life-changing performances for over 40,000 performers and 170,000 audience members since its inception.

In addition to being selected three times to the Inc. 5000 listing, DCINY also recently received national recognition with the 2014 and 2015 American Prize in conducting – professional orchestra division to DCINY Artistic Director Jonathan Griffith and the Distinguished Concerts Orchestra, and the 2015 American Prize in Arts Marketing to DCINY General Director Iris Derke and the DCINY Team.

As of 2016, over 35,000 performers representing 43 countries and all 50 US states have participated in a DCINY production. DCINY has catered to over 170,000 audience members since the inception of the company and has produced 17 world premieres and over 190 concerts (as of 12/31/2016).


Schumann Sonata No. 2, in g minor, Mov. 1


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