Anne Richardson, cello, Luis Ortiz, piano - Summer Music 2017

  • July 8, 2017
  • Simon Music Center
  • Sweeney Hall, 200 S. Jordan Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405
  • 812-855-9846
  • 8:00 PM
  • Free event

Summer Music 2017

Guest Recital

Luis Ortiz, guest piano
Anne Richardson, guest cello

Repertoire to be announced

About the Performers

Luis Ortiz (guest piano)

Massachusetts-born pianist Luis Ortiz began his piano studies at age seven. He studied with John Adams at the New England Conservatory Preparatory School and the Phillips Academy. Luis received a bachelor’s degree in piano from the Eastman School of Music under the tutelage of Nelita True and a bachelor’s degree in English literature at the University of Rochester. Ortiz played as a soloist on the NPR program From the Top(2002). He won the 2002-03 New England Philharmonic Young Artists Concert Competition and participated in 2005 and 2006 in the piano program of the Tanglewood Institute in Boston. In 2008 he won the International Concert Competition of the Round Top Institute-Festival. In 2014, Ortiz earned a master’s degree in collaborative piano from The Juilliard School, where he holds a position as staff pianist.

Anne Richardson (guest cello)

Born in 1997, Anne Richardson began her cello studies when she was six. Moving to New York from her hometown of Louisville, Kentucky in 2012, she studies at The Juilliard School with Richard Aaron. Other primary teachers have included Louise Harris, Wayne Krigger, Helga Winold, Irene Sharp, Eric Kim, and Julie Albers. Ms. Richardson made her solo debut at age 10 with the Louisville Orchestra, later making three additional appearances. She has also performed with the Blue Ash Montgomery Symphony Orchestra, Bryan Symphony Orchestra, Louisville Philharmonia, Massapequa (N.Y.) Philharmonic, and in Juilliard’s Pre-College Symphony Orchestra. She has been featured twice on NPR’s From the Top and was presented in recital on both the Moorings Park and Trinity-by-the-Cove Concert Series in Naples, Fla., and on the Calvary Lenten Recital Series and St. Paul Concert Series in Louisville, Ky. She has also been a featured soloist at the Juilliard in Aiken Festival (now known as Joye in Aiken), Juilliard’s Spring Salon, United Nations Chamber Music Society, and the New York Piano Society; and was a first-place winner in the Strings International Music Festival, Louisville Orchestra and Blue Ash/Montgomery Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competitions, Kentucky American String Teachers Association Solo Competition, University of Tennessee Cello Competition, and the National Federation of Music Clubs, Mary Alice Cox, and Stillman-Kelly competitions. Ms. Richardson has performed at a number of summer programs, including the Innsbrook Institute, Aspen Music Festival, and Kneisel Hall.

Anne Richardson, cello, Luis Ortiz, piano - Summer Music 2017