Charlie Albright
Photo by TC Elofson

Appearing in the concert Sounds of the American Century, which will be performed on January 25, 2019 at Carnegie Hall.

Recipient of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant and Gilmore Young Artist Award, Charlie Albright won the Ruhr Klavier Festival Young Artist Award presented by Marc-André Hamelin (Germany) and the Young Concert Artists International Auditions. In addition to performing, he is a sought-after speaker, masterclass instructor, teacher, and competition judge. His debut commercial recording, Vivace, has sold thousands of copies worldwide and the first of a 3-part Schubert Series of live, all-Schubert recordings was released in 2017.

Mr. Albright has appeared with such orchestras as the BBC Concert Orchestra (14-concert tour); the Boston Pops; the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia; and the Baltimore, Buffalo, California, Edmonton (Canada), Des Moines, Fort Smith, Houston, National Center for the Performing Arts (Beijing, China), Phoenix, Seattle, San Francisco, Victoria (Canada), and West Michigan Symphony Orchestras.

Mr. Albright’s worldwide appearances include prominent solo and concerto performances, as well as frequent collaborations with artists of all genres such as cellist Yo-Yo Ma, violinist Joshua Bell, and vocalist Bobby McFerrin. He was named Artist-in-Residence for Harvard University’s Leverett House, a position last filled by cellist Yo-Yo Ma.

Mr. Albright was the first classical pianist in the Harvard College/New England Conservatory 5-Year AB/MM Joint Program, completing a Bachelor’s Degree as an Economics major and Pre-Med student at Harvard, and a Master of Music Degree in Piano Performance at NEC, having studied with Wha-Kyung Byun. He graduated with the prestigious Artist Diploma (A.D.) from The Juilliard School, having studied with Yoheved Kaplinsky.

Fall 2018