Pianist Frank Glazer to perform Handel, Scarlatti, others

Pianist Frank Glazer, artist in residence and lecturer in music since 1980, will perform a concert of works by Handel, Scarlatti, Beethoven, Chopin and Brahms at 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 17, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The event is open to the public and free of charge.

Glazer previously served on the faculty of the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester for 15 years. A specialist in Beethoven, he received the distinguished Paderewski Piano Medal, awarded in London to “an artist of superlative degree.”

His performances have taken him throughout the United States, South America, Europe and the Near East. He has performed at Carnegie and Avery Fischer halls in New York, the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London and the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires.

A founding member of the New England Piano Quartette, Glazer performs regularly in the Portland Chamber Music Society series.

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