Jon Kimura Parker Tickets
Jon Kimura Parker is an acclaimed Canadian pianist who also has the honor of being a part of the Order of Canada. The main musical genre that he performs in is classical music. Witnessing this legendary musician performs live in an energetic and absolutely amazing live show is a splendid opportunity. You can now avail your Jon Kimura Parker tickets and experience a live music event like never before.
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Jon Kimura Parker
Parker was born in Vancouver in Canada. He comes from a family of musicians. His father is Keiko Parker and he is the uncle of Edward Parker. Parker’s brother, James Parker and his cousin Ian Parker are renowned pianists also. When he was just five years old, Parker was a part of the Vancouver Youth Orchestra. He went on to pursue music education at the prestigious Vancouver Academy of Music. Under the guidance of Adele Marcus, he later graduated from The Julliard School. Having won numerous national as well as international accolades, he is undoubtedly one of the most sought-after pianists today. He has also won many known international competitions which also include the Leeds International Pianoforte Competition of 1984 when he was just 24 years old. In 1999 he was inducted as an Officer of the esteemed Order of Canada which is recognized as being Canada’s highest civilian honor.
Jon Kimura Parker enjoys a colossal fan following. He has performed all over the world and is known for performing in some of the most thrilling, moving and soulful music concerts. He has effectively recorded in collaboration with Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky as well as Chopin. CBC Records along with the known Telarc label and a few others have recorded most of his work. Currently, he is designated as the Professor of Piano at the celebrated department of Shepherd School of Music at Rice University that is based in Houston in Texas.
In the last few seasons, Parker has been performing extensively in an unparalleled display of piano concertos which comprise of the Rachmaninoff-Paganini Rhapsody, Gershwin, various by Beethoven and Mozart, both of the Brahms Concertos, Rachmaninoff No.3, Tchaikovsky as well as Barber. He is accredited as being a great Canadian ambassador of music. He is given some commendable command performances for the Supreme Court of the United States, Queen Elizabeth II and for the Prime Ministers of both Japan and Canada.
As a guest soloist, he has fruitfully performed in affiliation with prominent orchestras on a national as well as international level. He has performed with the London Symphony, the New York Philharmonic, Deutsches Symphonie, NHK Tokyo Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra and Warsaw Philharmonic. He has worked with conductors such as Jahja Ling, David Afkham, Jeffrey Kahane, Pinchas Zukerman, James DePreist, Carlos Kalmar, Larry Rachleff, Pablo Heras-Cassado, Arild Remmereit and Andrew Litton.
Parker usually performs as duo partner with Cho-Liang Lin, Lynn Harrell and James Ehnes. Some of the world premieres of great sonatas that are by John Harbison and Paul Schoenfield have been given by him as a duo with Cho-Liang Lin. Without a doubt he is an extraordinarily versatile artist as he has also jammed with the likes of Bobby McFerrin, Audra McDonald and Doc Severinsen. Since he is a member of the Piano Plus project, he has extensively toured the remote localities of the Canadian Arctic and performed rock ‘n’ roll and classical music on the archetypal pianos to modern electronic keyboards.
Jon Parker is a regular media personality. He hosted the well-liked television series titled as CBC Radio Two’s Up and Coming as well as Whole Notes on Bravo! He also has a YouTube channel that displays some amazing videos on Concerto Chat in which he is seen discussing the repertoire of piano concerto in depth. Since he enjoys a phenomenal fan following, it comes as no surprise that all of his live events are completely booked in advance. You can now book your cheap Jon Kimura Parker tickets and avail this excellent opportunity to be a part of a magnificent live concert that you will cherish. This is going to be an unforgettable event for sure.
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