Bravo Bosendorfer Concert to Feature Pianist Ned Kirk
Nebraska Wesleyan University’s annual Bravo! Bosendorfer Piano Concert will feature pianist Ned Kirk on Sunday, March 7.
Kirk is a skilled piano soloist and chamber musician, performing on four continents in the past year. He is the artistic and managing director of the Minnesota Beethoven Festival, an event that showcases regional talent and international artists. In addition to his involvement with the festival, Kirk is an associate professor of piano and chair of the music department at St. Mary’s University in Winona, Minnesota. Kirk studied at the Peabody Conservatory of Music, the University of Massachusetts-Amhearst, and the University of Washington.
Kirk’s performance at the Bravo! Bosendorfer Piano Concert will include music by Ludwig Van Beethoven, Claude Debussy, Isaac Albeniz, and Franz Liszt. This annual piano concert features Nebraska Wesleyan’s 97-key Bosendorfer Imperial grand piano, the only one of its size in the state.
The concert begins at 3 p.m. in O’Donnell Auditorium, located in the Roger’s Center for Fine Arts, 50th Street and Huntington Avenue. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for senior citizens and $8 for students and will be available at the door.