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Renée Fleming and Evgeny Kissin to Perform for The Gilmore

Legendary soprano Renée Fleming and piano virtuoso Evgeny Kissin will collaborate in a sensational performance for the Gilmore Keyboard Festival next spring.

Kirill Gerstein To Replace Murray Perahia on The Gilmore’s Piano Masters Series, May 7

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.

The Gilmore Partners with Maria João Pires To Bring Partitura Residency To U.S. for First Time

In partnership with pianist Maria João Pires, the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival will present her collaborative, interdisciplinary Partitura Project in 2020.

The Gilmore and Grand Rapids Symphony Announce New Collaboration

The Gilmore will work with the Grand Rapids Symphony as an artistic partner on selected programs featuring world-renowned pianists.

Adam Schumaker’s Composition Piano Trio No. 1 Selected For Unique Performance

Adam Schumaker, Director of Education, will share his work, Piano Trio No. 1, (for piano, violin, and cello) at Pantomime, […]

Going to extremes: A Piano Master of Improv

Written by Zaide Pixley, PhD It is a formidable task Gabriela Montero has set herself, filling the second half of […]

Why join the Contributors Circle?

WE HOPE YOU ENJOYED THE 2018 Gilmore Keyboard Festival. Our patrons often tell us how grateful they are that our […]

Encore Society members assure the future of The Gilmore

IN THE ARTS we proclaim “Encore!” as a way of praising something memorable—and to ask for more! The Gilmore has […]

Pixley Points: Long Time Gilmore Patron and Contributor Takes On A New Role

We’re excited to announce a new collaboration with Zaide Pixley, PhD, professor emerita, Kalamazoo College. After receiving many enthusiastic compliments […]

Rollie and Sharon Preuss: Usher coordinators extraordinaire

FUN FACT ABOUT THE 2018 GILMORE KEYBOARD FESTIVAL: more than 160 volunteers served as ushers at 49 venues throughout Kalamazoo […]

Update: Gilmore Artists and Gilmore Young Artists

1998 Gilmore Artist Leif Ove Andsnes has a new recording—Chopin: Ballades & Nocturnes—released this September. His 2017 two-piano Stravinsky album […]

Director’s Letter

Dear Friends, IT HAS BEEN NEARLY A YEAR since I became Director of The Gilmore, and I am happy to […]

Daniel R. Gustin Director’s Fund honors director emeritus

DANIEL R. GUSTIN MADE INNOVATION AND GROWTH the twin hallmarks of his 18-year tenure as Director of the Irving S. […]

Elizabeth Upjohn Mason Youth Enrichment Fund ensures the future of Gilmore Family Concerts

ELIZABETH UPJOHN MASON HAS ENSURED that the popular Gilmore Family Concerts, held in conjunction with each biennial Festival, will be […]

Gilmore International Keyboard Festival and the Lang Lang International Music Foundation Announce New Collaboration

The Irving S. Gilmore International Keyboard Festival and the Lang Lang International Music Foundation announce a new initiative for the next season of programs.

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