The Gilmore

Rising Stars Series

The Gilmore Rising Stars Series presents outstanding young pianists from around the world to provide Kalamazoo audiences with a taste of tomorrow’s stars of the classical music world. Initially presented in 1999 as the Irving S. Gilmore Piano Series, it was renamed the Rising Stars Series the following year. Previous artists who have performed in this series include Lang Lang, Jonathan Biss, Kirill Gerstein and Yevgeny Sudbin before they made their international breakthroughs.

Tickets are available online. You can also stop by or call The Gilmore Box Office at 269.359.7311. Seating is general admission, and doors open at 3:30 PM. Tickets are $25 and $5 for students.

2015-2016 Rising Stars Series

Fei-Fei Dong (China)

September 27, 2015

David Kadouch (France)

November 1, 2015

Ran Dank (Israel/USA)

November 15, 2015

Andrew Hsu (USA)

December 6, 2015

Igor Levit (Russia/Germany)

February 7, 2016

View or download a list of the previous Rising Stars artists (51K pdf)