Belmont Jazz Piano Concert Series: Ted Rosenthal
Tuesday, February 28
Concert 7:30pm, McAfee Concert Hall
Jazz Piano Master Class 9:30-11:00, McAfee Concert Hall
Ted Rosenthal is one of the leading jazz pianist/composers of his generation. He has performed worldwide as soloist, with his trio, and many jazz greats including Gerry Mulligan, Art Farmer, Phil Woods, and James Moody. Winner of the Thelonious Monk International Competition, Rosenthal has released 15 critically acclaimed CDs as a leader. His latest, Rhapsody in Gershwin, reached #1 on iTunes and Amazon. Rosenthal has been a featured soloist with major orchestras including the Detroit Symphony and Phoenix Symphony. An active composer, Rosenthal’s jazz opera, “Dear Erich,” was commissioned and premiered by New York City Opera in 2019. The recipient of three NEA grants, he has also been commissioned by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, The Park Avenue Chamber Symphony, and Dallas Black Dance Theatre. Rosenthal is an author and active in jazz education. He is on the faculties of The Juilliard School and Manhattan School of Music.