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If you want to feel the magic of music that is soothing and melodious, then all you have to do is to catch the great pianist Christopher Taylor on his latest shows. He is one of those few musicians whose music lives with you even long after the performance is over and grows deeper and deeper with the passage of time.
He is a celebrated figure in music world whose who has earned fame and respect from all over the world in just a thirty year of age due to the virtue of his talent and perfection in his art. He stands out as an innovative musician with a diverse array of talents and interests among this generation of pianists.
Termed as frighteningly talented by The New York Times, Christopher Taylor is a frantically intense artist with stunning technique and incisive intellect. This famous American pianist has a list of accomplishments that are quite remarkable. A closer look at his life story reveals that he always wanted to be recognized for the art of music.
Taylor is a native of Boulder, Colorado. He has been playing piano since his childhood. He has taken his first step towards making it big at the age of ten with his public recitals and has continued till now with ever-increasing popularity and growing critical acclaim.
It is quite rare for someone like Taylor with a degree in mathematics from Harvard University to venture in the field that is completely different and unpredictable. He is multi-talented individual who love to do many things at one time. His variety of interests has led them to earn fame in diverse fields.
Having received a summa cum laude degree in Mathematics from Harvard in 1992, publication of philosophical article in Oxford Free Will Handbook, won accolades for his computing work, and having interest in linguistics and biking; Taylor always sticks true to his first love i.e. music.
Christopher Taylor has made her mark from the very outset of his career. He won Gilmore Young Artists Award in 1990 and awarded a scholarship for exceptionally promising American pianists in the age of twenty two or younger. He also won the first prize in the William Kapell International Piano Competition.
In 1993, he was the Bronze Medalist in the ninth quadrennial Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and became the first American to reach the finals of this important contest since 1981.Then he was awarded a coveted Avery Fisher Career Grant in 1996.
The grant is designed to give professional assistance and recognition to instrumentalists who have demonstrated potential for significant careers as soloists. He was also named an American Pianists' Association Fellow for 2000.Today, Taylor is regarded as one of the most impressive young pianists on the horizon today as Washington Post termed him in an article.
He is the ruling king of live piano acts with each of his performance getting more hits than previous one. His faultless live music acts maintain his high standing in the musical world developed a loyal fan following for him throughout the United States and abroad. When it comes to success in concerts, he comes second to none.
Having done concerts around the globe and performing throughout Europe, Asia, and the Caribbean, Taylor has surely reward all his fans with a taste of his music. He has done many sellout solo acts in different venues. Some of these most memorable solo performances were held in New York's Carnegie, Alice Tully Halls, Washington's Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Ravinia and Aspen festivals.
Taylor has also appeared in many famous orchestras like the New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Detroit Symphony, St Louis Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, Houston Symphony, Boston Pops and Polish Chamber Philharmonic. He has collaborated with many eminent musicians, including Robert McDuffie, Robert Mann, and the Borromeo, Shanghai, Pro Arte, and Ying Quartets in chamber settings. His recordings have featured artists like Liszt, Messiaen, and present-day Americans William Bolcom and Derek Bermel.
Taylor?s music gives a different effect every time you listen to him. It looks as if he has taken the best of the best from the music written in the past 100 years with major influence from Messiaen, Ligeti, and Bolc. But at times, he plays even more varied tunes ranges from Beethoven sonatas, the Liszt Transcendental Etudes, Bach's Goldberg Variations, and a multitude of other familiar masterworks.
Whatever the genre or era of the composition, he plays it in a totally refreshing manner brings to it an active imagination and intellect coupled with heartfelt intensity and grace. You can find everything in his act from serene introspection to furious activity and from subtle romance to rocky touches. Overall his music is filled with joy, fervor and passion.
Christopher Taylor is awesomely skillful and dangerously talented. It seems from the looks of his recent work that his high times are just started and there's plenty more to come for him and his fans. Watch out for him he may be enthralling the audience with his beautiful tunes at a concert near you.