Please join us for a special Steinway & Sons live children’s concert – “Melodys’ Mostly Musical Day” performed by Steinway Artist Jenny Lin at Schmitt Music Denver on Saturday, March 24 at 11:00AM.
Steinway Artist Jenny Lin is one of today’s most respected young pianists. Her exciting stage presence and ability to combine classical and contemporary music have brought her to the attention of international critics and audiences. Published by Steinway & Sons, Melody’s Mostly Musical Day is a beautifully illustrated 60-page book and 26-song companion CD that follows a child’s musical day from breakfast to bedtime.
Watch a SPIRIO playlist preview of “Melody’s Mostly Musical Day” here:
Jenny Lin is one of the most respected young pianists today, admired for her adventurous programming and charismatic stage presence. She has been acclaimed for her “remarkable technical command” and “a gift for melodic flow” by The New York Times. The Washington Post praises “Lin’s confident fingers… spectacular technique… “, “…surely one of the most interesting pianists in America right now…” and Gramophone Magazine has hailed her as “an exceptionally sensitive pianist”. Her orchestral engagements have included the American Symphony Orchestra, NDR and SWR German Radio orchestras, and Orchestra Sinfonica Nationale della RAI. Her concerts have taken her to Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Kennedy Center, MoMA, Stanford LIVE, and National Gallery of Art, appearing at Festivals such as Mostly Mozart, BAM’s Next Wave, Spoleto/USA, Kings Place London, Chopin Festival Austria, and Schleswig-Holstein Festival Germany.
Since 2000, Jenny’s discography includes more than 30 recordings on Steinway & Sons, Hänssler Classic, eOne, BIS, New World and Albany Records. She is also the central figure in “Cooking for Jenny” by Elemental Films, a musical documentary portraying her journey to Spain. Other media appearances include CBS Sunday Morning, NPR Performance Today, and “Speaking for Myself”, a film about Manhattan as seen through the eyes of eight contemporary artists by filmmaker Bert Shapiro. Born in Taiwan and raised in Austria, Jenny studied at the Hochschule für Musik in Vienna, the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore and the Fondazione Internazionale per il pianoforte in Como, Italy. She holds a bachelor’s degree in German literature from The Johns Hopkins University.
Highlights of the 2017/18 season include tours throughout North America, Europe, and Latin America; her debut in Lincoln Center’s Great Performers Series; and the release of Melody’s Mostly Musical Day, an illustrated album for children, piano music of Sergei Prokofiev and Kirill Zaborov, and the complete Piano Etudes of Philip Glass. Since 2014, she has joined Mr. Glass in his ongoing world tour of his Etudes. Jenny is a Steinway Artist. Learn more at www.jennylin.net.
Please also join us at 5PM on Saturday, March 24 for Jenny Lin in concert, featuring duo performances with a SPIRIO player piano – CLICK HERE to learn more and to RSVP for this event!