Eliza Garth

the enchanted piano

Widely regarded as an artist with a passionate voice and an adventurous spirit, pianist ELIZA GARTH has championed some of the most demanding works in the repertoire. Among these are the complete solo piano works of the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Donald Martino, which she has recorded on two nationally acclaimed CDs for the Centaur label.

A graduate of the Juilliard School, Ms. Garth is a founding member of the Chamber Players of the League of Composers/ISCM in New York City, and is in frequent demand as a guest artist. She is a member of the music faculty at St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

She has been recognized twice by the Maryland State Arts Council with the Individual Artist Award, most recently in 2010 for her performance of John Cage’s Sonatas and Interludes.

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The Piano Festival by the River - Labor Day Weekend 2018

an annual retreat for pianists and piano lovers...

Join pianists Eliza Garth, Brian Ganz and Beverly Babcock for four days of piano heaven at St. Mary's College of Maryland.   

 • Come for one or two days, or all four.

 • Masterclasses and recitals are open to the public, free of charge.

• More info: http://www.smcm.edu/events/piano-festival-by-the-river/

There’s music along the river

For Love wanders there

Pale flowers on his mantle

Dark leaves on his hair.

— from Chamber Music by James Joyce

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NYC Launch Event for Tour de Force, Eliza's new CD, at the 2018 Composers Now Festival

Launch event for Tour de Force, Eliza's new recording of virtuoso works for piano solo by American composers Sheree Clement and Perry Goldstein, scheduled for release on the Albany label in March 2018.  

NEW YORK CITY • Friday, February 9 at 7:30PM • Tenri Cultural Institute, 43 W. 13th St., NYC

ADMISSION: $20 General/$10 Students and Seniors, at box office the night of the concert  •

More info about this event and about the Composers Now Festival.

The Composers Now Festival empowers living composers, celebrates the diversity of their voices and honors the significance of their musical contributions to our society. During the month of February, the Festival brings together dozens of performances presented by venues, ensembles, orchestras, opera companies, dance companies and many other innovative events throughout New York City. Experience the sounds and get to know the creators behind the music. From jazz to indie, from classical to electronic and beyond, join us on a sonic journey through the landscape of the arts of our time. Composers will be in attendance at all events and will be interacting with audiences. Composers Now is a project partner of The Fund for the City of New York. We gratefully acknowledge the support of the ASCAP Foundation, the Cheswatyr Foundation, the Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation, The Dubose and Dorothy Heyward Memorial Fund and the Newburgh Institute for the Arts and Ideas.     

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7:30 PM19:30

SMCM Launch event for Tour de Force, Eliza's new CD

Launch event for Tour de Force, Eliza's new recording of virtuoso works for piano solo by American composers Sheree Clement and Perry Goldstein, scheduled for release on the Albany label in March 2018.  The composers will be visiting St. Mary's to join the celebration.

ST. MARY'S COLLEGE OF MARYLAND • Thursday, February 1 at 7:30PM • Auerbach Auditorium in St. Mary's Hall • St. Mary's City, Maryland  

ADMISSION is free of charge • Meet the composers!

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8:00 PM20:00

Longing & Belonging

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All opera singers inhabit roles.  But when a gifted, adopted Korean-American soprano sings Turandot, Helen in Flower Drum Song, or Tuptim in The King and I, the encounter becomes especially nuanced.

Join soprano Betsy Bates and pianist Eliza Garth as they explore the profound tension between foreignness and belonging in this program of exquisite repertoire by Puccini, Debussy, Gilbert and Sullivan, Roussel, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Copland, Bernstein, Kander, and Cage.

Tickets are $15 at the door, or Friday Five Pack is available. 

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