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05.09.19
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It’s a Great Time to Be Conrad Tao
San Francisco Classical Voice
04.09.19
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Fearless, adventurous pianist Conrad Tao in Shriver Hall recital
By Tim Smith
01.01.19
Marin Alsop, Lawrence Foster, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Mariss Jansons, David Robertson, Donald Runnicles, Patrick Summers, Emmanuel Villaume, Inon Barnatan, Conrad Tao, Daniil Trifonov, Andrew von Oeyen, Blake Pouliot, Isabelle Faust, Edgar Moreau, Yo-Yo Ma, Alisa Weilerstein, Colin Currie Group , Brooklyn Rider , Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Munich , Lisette Oropesa, Michelle DeYoung, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Christian Van Horn, Storm Large
Best of 2018
11.04.18
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Excitement at the San Diego Symphony: Conrad Tao’s Electrifying Account of the Tchaikovsky First Piano Concerto and a Premiere by Javier Álvarez
San Diego Story
11.03.18
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Conductor David Danzmayr propels San Diego Symphony to brilliance
San Diego Union Tribune
10.05.18
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New Music for New Audiences at the New York Philharmonic
National Sawdust
10.04.18
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A Hell-Raising Mezzo-Soprano Cuts Through a Dreary First Week at the Metropolitan Opera
The New Yorker
10.01.18
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After a Concert, a Nightcap to Demystify New Music
The New York Times
09.28.18
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The Philharmonic Puts a Young Composer’s Twist on Bruckner
The New York Times
09.18.18
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Megaphones Up, the Philharmonic Opens With Two Young Voices
The New York Times
09.14.18
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5 Classical Music Faces to Watch This Season
The New York Times
04.13.18
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ASO guest pianist Conrad Tao steals the show with his adventurous encore
Arts ATL
03.06.18
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Conrad Tao Is Reshaping the Image of the Piano Virtuoso for the 21st Century
Playbill
12.11.17
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Berkeley Symphony With Pianist Conrad Tao Leaves the Audience Searching for Their Socks
San Francisco Classical Voice
12.08.17
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Conrad Tao, a piano prodigy grown up, dazzles in Berkeley
San Francisco Gate
10.22.17
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Conrad Tao spins gold with the Spokane Symphony
The Spokesman-Review

Conrad Tao has appeared worldwide as a pianist and composer, and has been dubbed a musician of "probing intellect and open-hearted vision" by The New York Times, who also cited him "one of five classical music faces to watch" in the 2018-19 season. Tao is a recipient of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, and was named a Gilmore Young Artist-an honor awarded every two years highlighting the most promising American pianists of the new generation.

Tao's 2018-19 season began with the New York Philharmonic's world premiere of their commission Everything Must Go, and the inaugural concert of their curated late-night concert series Nightcap. He also made his LA Opera debut in the West Coast premiere of David Lang's adaptation of Thomas Bernhard's the loser, and made his Los Angeles Philharmonic debut performing Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1, alongside debuts with The Cleveland Orchestra at Blossom Music Center, and the New York Philharmonic with Jaap van Zweden. In Europe he was presented by the Swedish Radio Symphony in recital and in Andrew Norman's Suspendalongside Susanna Mälkki; he also returned to the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, performing with Antonio Pappano ... read full bio