Proclaimed "a phenomenon" by the Los Angeles Times and "one of the best pianists of his generation" by the Philadelphia Inquirer, Stewart Goodyear is an accomplished concerto soloist, chamber musician, recitalist, and composer.
Mr. Goodyear has performed with major orchestras of the world, including the Philadelphia Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, San Francisco Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Bournemouth Symphony, Frankfurt Radio Symphony, MDR Symphony Orchestra (Leipzig), Montreal Symphony, and Toronto Symphony Orchestra.
Known as an improviser and composer, Goodyear has been commissioned by orchestras and chamber music organizations, as well as performing his own solo works. Highlights of the 2020 season were a US tour with Chineke!, his debut at the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, performances with the Aalborg and Phoenix Symphonies, and the world premieres of his cello concerto and piano quintet by the National Arts Centre Orchestra and Penderecki String Quartet respectively.
Jennifer Higdon: Secret and Glass Gardens
Anthony Davis: Middle Passage
Stewart Goodyear: Phoenix
Debussy: La Cathedral Engloutie; Masques, L'Isle Joyeuse
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
Amherst College Concert Office
P. O. Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000
Box Office Telephone: 413.542.2195
Email: concerts (at) amherst (dot) edu
Single ticket prices:
General Public: $28
Senior Citizens (65+) and Amherst College Employees: $22
Students, with valid ID: $12