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Pianist Raja Rahman in Concert
November 11, 2018 @ 3:00 am - 5:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center will present a concert by pianist Raja Rahman on Sunday, November 11 at 3 pm, featuring beloved works such as Bach’s Italian Concerto, Beethoven’s Pathetique and Moonlight Sonatas, and the Bach-Busoni Chaconne.
A prize-winning graduate of The Juilliard School, Rahman has performed worldwide and won concerto competitions, Juilliard’s Vladimir Horowitz Scholarship, International Concert Artists competition, and numerous other prestigious awards. His career has taken him all over the world in concert as both soloist and chamber musician. In addition, as co-star of the magic and music duo “Jarrett & Raja”, he has appeared on NBC’s America’s Got Talent as a semifinalist, the CW Network, ABC’s “Shark Tank”, “Late Show with Stephen Colbert”, and the BBC. A montage of Jarrett & Raja moments can be viewed here: https://vimeo.com/49042806.
For the 2018/19 season, Mr. Rahman is engaged to play concerts at New York’s Met Museum, the University of Nevada Las Vegas, a tribute for Lev Vlassenko in Moscow, and on a tour of the East Coast. He will be recording his debut solo album with the Sono Luminus label. Currently, he can be seen in his 5th season on The CW’s “Masters of Illusion” all through 2018.
A seasoned teacher of 20 years and Director of Piano Studies at Nevada School of the Arts, Rahman teaches a studio of 20 students in Las Vegas and conducts master classes across the country.
Tickets for the concert are $15 at the door or at eastportartscenter.org; attendees 17 and under will be admitted free of charge. The Eastport Arts Center (EAC) is at 36 Washington Street, Eastport, and is handicapped-accessible. The work of the EAC has been funded in part by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission, an independent state agency supported by the National Endowment for the Arts.