Legendary soprano Renée Fleming and piano virtuoso Evgeny Kissin will collaborate in a sensational performance for the Gilmore Keyboard Festival next spring.
We regret that Mr. Perahia is unable to appear on May 5, but we are delighted to announce that 2010 Gilmore Artist Kirill Gerstein will perform in his place.
In partnership with pianist Maria João Pires, the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival will present her collaborative, interdisciplinary Partitura Project in 2020.
The Gilmore will work with the Grand Rapids Symphony as an artistic partner on selected programs featuring world-renowned pianists.
Adam Schumaker, Director of Education, will share his work, Piano Trio No. 1, (for piano, violin, and cello) at Pantomime, […]
Written by Zaide Pixley, PhD It is a formidable task Gabriela Montero has set herself, filling the second half of […]
WE HOPE YOU ENJOYED THE 2018 Gilmore Keyboard Festival. Our patrons often tell us how grateful they are that our […]
IN THE ARTS we proclaim “Encore!” as a way of praising something memorable—and to ask for more! The Gilmore has […]
We’re excited to announce a new collaboration with Zaide Pixley, PhD, professor emerita, Kalamazoo College. After receiving many enthusiastic compliments […]
FUN FACT ABOUT THE 2018 GILMORE KEYBOARD FESTIVAL: more than 160 volunteers served as ushers at 49 venues throughout Kalamazoo […]
1998 Gilmore Artist Leif Ove Andsnes has a new recording—Chopin: Ballades & Nocturnes—released this September. His 2017 two-piano Stravinsky album […]
Dear Friends, IT HAS BEEN NEARLY A YEAR since I became Director of The Gilmore, and I am happy to […]
DANIEL R. GUSTIN MADE INNOVATION AND GROWTH the twin hallmarks of his 18-year tenure as Director of the Irving S. […]
ELIZABETH UPJOHN MASON HAS ENSURED that the popular Gilmore Family Concerts, held in conjunction with each biennial Festival, will be […]
The Irving S. Gilmore International Keyboard Festival and the Lang Lang International Music Foundation announce a new initiative for the next season of programs.
Gilmore Keyboard Festival
The legendary soprano and piano virtuoso will collaborate for our Festival next spring.
Help share the experience of seeing the world's greatest musicians
A week-long camp devoted to piano study and music making.
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