“a kind of wild intensity that was often breathtaking…” – Washington Post
Venezuelan-American pianist Vanessa Perez, “is not to be taken lightly” — The Washington Post. A product of the energized musical culture of Venezuela, Ms. Perez has been praised for a bold, passionate performing style allied to musicianship of keen sensitivity.
Perez’s all-Chopin album on the Telarc/Concord label, soon after its release in 2012, reached No. 5 on the Classical Billboard Charts. Her Latest Album, “Spain” was released February 2016 by the Steinway & Sons label. This Spanish themed album features works by Manuel de Falla and Claude Debussy. Fanfare Magazine praised in June 2016, “the piano is stunningly played and extremely well recorded.”
Recent performance highlights include the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival, a collaboration with the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra under John Axelrod in Germany, concerts with the Orquesta de la Juventud Simon Bolivar under Gustavo Dudamel in Caracas, working with Conductor Nikolaj Znaider and the Teresa Carreño Youth orchestra, the Casals Festival, and Chopin Festival in Mallorca.
Vanessa Perez is a Steinway Artist.
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