Furman will host Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Professor Norman Krieger Thursday, March 22 at 8 p.m.in Daniel Recital Hall. Krieger is Furman’s Distinguished Visiting Professor in Piano. His performance is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the Furman Department of Music. A native of Los Angeles, Krieger is one of the most acclaimed pianists of his generation and is regarded as an artist of depth, sensitivity and virtuosic flair.
A champion of contemporary music, he features the music of John Adams, Leonard Bernstein, John Corigliano, Daniel Brewbaker, Donald Crockett, Judith St. Croix, Lukas Foss and Lowell Liebermann among his active repertoire.
Krieger’s solo recordings include five albums available on the Artisie 4 label: “Norman Krieger: Transformations,” “Gershwin in Prague,” “Tomas Svoboda: Piano Concertos,” “Norman Krieger: Piano Recital,” and “American Piano Concertos.”