Mona Bismarck American Center for arts and culture, 34 avenue de New York, Paris 16e
The Arts Arena is proud to present the second annual Arts Arena Curtis Institute of Music Award for a graduating or recently-graduated artist selected by the celebrated faculty of this leading conservatory. Among its legends, Curtis counts Leonard Bernstein, Samuel Barber, Alan Gilbert, and Lang Lang.
This year’s laureate is pianist Alexander Ullman, 21 years old, who has already performed in major concert halls in the United States and the United Kingdom, and recently made his debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra. He has won top prizes in international competitions, including first prize in the International Piano Competition in Memoriam Ferenc Liszt (2011) and overall winner of the Tunbridge Wells International Young Concert Artists Competition (2012).
Mr. Ullman will receive the award and perform at this special Arts Arena concert. A reception follows.