Jim Brickman Pure Piano with the Allentown Symphony Orchestra
Saturday, January 21, 2017, 7:30 pm
Diane Wittry, Music Director/Conductor
Ronald Demkee conducting
Watch for the first-time as pianist Jim Brickman as he joins the Allentown Symphony Orchestra, with a series of romantic piano pieces, conducted Ronald Demkee. The emotional, intimate, and humorous nature of Brickman’s playing will fill the hall with a romantic vibe as he plays pieces like Valentine, The Gift, and If You Believe. Acclaimed as “a crowd-pleaser” by the Boston Herald, this must-see performance will make for an engaging night with “a touch of hope and romance.”
Brickman has gathered quite a list of achievements throughout his career. He was recognized as Most Charted Adult Contemporary Artist and best-selling solo pianist. He is also a 2 time Grammy nominee, 2 time SESAC Songwriter of the Year, and has made 4 Gold Albums. He is the winner of the Nashville Songwriters International Award, Canadian Country Music Award, SESAC New York Music Award, and SESAC Jazz Award. His talent is clearly something not to be missed!
Guest artists will include vocalist Anne Cochran and electric violinist Tracy Silverman.