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Reviews of "Eric Huebner plays Schumann, Carter and Stravinsky"

"This is an excellent recording, with the Carter and Stravinsky particularly fine." - Clavier Companion, January 2016

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Complete Ligeti Études for Piano presented by the St. Louis Symphony at Pulitzer Arts Gallery

On November 30th, 2016 Huebner will perform the complete piano études by Hungarian composer György Ligeti at the Pulitzer Arts Gallery in St. Louis. The performance is part of the St. Louis Symphony's series of contemporary music concerts.

Upcoming New York Philharmonic tour

Huebner will appear with the New York Philharmonic in performances of music by Adams, Bartok and Salonen during the upcoming European tour.

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...conjures up an invisible ballet, returning the Movements to their heritage on the stage.

Russell Platt (The New Yorker)

...sensitivity and vigor...

Allan Kozinn (New York Times)

It was pianist Eric Huebner who delivered the money moment, tossing off Gyorgy Ligeti's meteor shower of a Piano Concerto with such spectacular aplomb that all the ordinary virtuosity around it seemed like so much static noise.

Justin Davidson (Newsday)

The work's playful dialogue of recurring sonorities depended on an ability to differentiate several distinct dynamic levels, a feat in which Huebner was masterfully precise.

Kyle Gann (Village Voice)

...sensitivity and vigor...

Allan Kozinn (New York Times)

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About Eric Huebner

Pianist Eric Huebner has drawn worldwide acclaim for his performances of new and traditional music since making his debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at age 17. In January 2012, he was appointed pianist of the New York Philharmonic and has been featured in works by Lindberg, Stravinsky, Ives, Milhaud, Carter and R. Strauss among others. In March 2016, he was featured in recital as part of the New York Philharmonic's "Messiaen Week" - a series concerts featuring the work of the late French composer.  Other recent solo projects include a complete performance in November 2016 of György Ligeti's piano études on the St. Louis Symphony's contemporary music series held at the Putlizer Arts Foundation gallery in St. Louis. He has collaborated with the conductor David Robertson in performances of György Ligeti’s Piano Concerto, Olivier Messiaen’s Oiseaux Exotiques and on the American premiere with percussionist Colin Currie of Elliott Carter's Two Controversies and a Conversation for piano, percussion and chamber ensemble. From 2001 through 2012, Huebner was a member of Antares, a quartet comprised of clarinet, violin, cello and piano. First prize winners of the 2002 Concert Artists Guild International Competition, Antares appeared regularly in major chamber music venues throughout the United States and worked closely with many composers on the commissioning of new works for its combination.

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