Anton Nel will begin at 3 p.m. in Armstrong Hall, Armstrong Concert Hall. With more than forty years experience as a formidable artist, Anton Nel’s multifaceted career has taken him to North and South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. He launched his career in South Africa and quickly made an impression on the international scene when he won first prize in the 1987 Naumburg International Piano Competition at Carnegie Hall. He was a prizewinner at the 1984 Leeds International Piano Competition in England and won several first prizes at the Joanna Hodges International Piano Competition in Palm Desert in 1986. With more than 100 active works in his orchestra repertoire, Nel has performed with many renowned orchestras including the Cleveland Orchestra, and the symphonies of Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, Detroit, and London, among many others.
Tickets are $25 for adults, $23 for senior citizens and $12 for non-SU students. Purchase tickets at the Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre box office; call 540/665-4569 or go to www.conservatoryperforms.org. The box office is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and two hours before this concert at the performance venue. All Shenandoah employees can pick up free tickets for performances at any time. Free “rush” tickets are available to SU students two hours prior to this performance.