Friday, 18 June, 2021 | 5:00 PM

Daniel Glover

Daniel Glover makes his second Piano Break appearance with a memorial tribute for the great pianists in his life and the Saint-Saëns centennial.



Tribute to Great Pianists
Samuel Barber (1910-1981), transcription by Daniel Glover
Piano Concerto, Op. 38, II. Canzone
Performed in memory of Nancy Bachus (1944-2020)
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937), transcription by Gustave Samazeuilh
Piano Concerto in G, II. Adagio
Performed in memory of Abbey Simon (1920-2019)
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921), transcription by Georges Bizet
Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22
I. Andante sostenuto
II. Allegro scherzando
III. Presto
Commemorating the 100th anniversary year of the death of Saint-Saëns
Kevin Oldham (1960-1993), transcription by Lawrence Rosen
Concerto for Piano, Op. 14, II. Andante tranquillo
In memoriam of Glover’s friend and classmate Kevin Oldham

About the artist

Pianist Daniel Glover has performed 67 works for piano and orchestra, including three world premieres. He recently recorded Lee Actor’s Piano Concerto, a work dedicated to him, in Bratislava, Slovakia with the Slovak National Symphony Orchestra. He has appeared as a soloist with nearly 20 local orchestras, as well as the Szeged Philharmonic(Hungary), Slovak National Symphony Orchestra, as well as members of the New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, and San Francisco Symphony. Daniel Glover has served on the faculties of New York University, University of the Virgin Islands, University of San Francisco, and Notre Dame de Namur University. Glover has performed in 42 states and 27 countries throughout Europe, Asia, North/South America, and the Caribbean. The San Jose Mercury News said, “Glover is an incisive, exciting, and apparently tireless player…a natural for hyper-virtuosic challenges.” He has been hailed for his “extraordinary technique, analytical understanding and determined phrasing from the first to the last bar.”(Südhessische Post, Germany) Mr. Glover has trained with such luminaries as Eugene List, Abbey Simon, Jerome Lowenthal, Nancy Bachus, and Thomas LaRatta. He holds a master’s degree from the Juilliard School, where he was a scholarship student. He has recorded ten CDs, which have been broadcast on radio stations in Israel, Argentina, Germany, Canada, and the United States. He recently became a published author and editor for Dover editions, including the two-piano edition of Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concertos Nos. 2 and 3.