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Matthew McCright, Piano

Matthew McCright, Piano


Pianist Matthew McCrighthas performed extensively throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the South Pacific as piano soloist and chamber musician. He has thrilled audiences and critics alike with imaginative programming that places the greatest piano repertoire alongside the music of today’s most innovative composers. He is a member of the piano faculty of Carleton College, and has premiered numerous new pieces, many written for him.

An accomplished recording artist, Mr. McCright has released five solo recordings: three albums on innova Recordings (Second Childhood, A Waltz through Vapor, and Blender), a 2011 release of the piano works of Gene Gutchë on Centaur Records and a 2015 release on Albany Records of the piano music of Olivier Messiaen. The recipient of numerous awards, grants, and prizes, he has performed at festivals such as Bang on a Can at MassMOCA, Printing House Festival of New Music (Dublin), Late Music Festival (UK), Minnesota Composers Alliance, and many others.

Mr. McCright completed his Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Piano Performance at the University of Minnesota, Master of Music Degree from the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, and earned his Bachelor of Music Degree, Magna Cum Laude, from Westminster College. His past teachers include Lydia Artymiw, Nancy Zipay DeSalvo, Lisa Moore, and Richard Morris. For more information please visit:

Performances by Matthew McCright

Composer Title Date Action
Alberto Ginastera Pampeana No. 1: Rhapsodie for Violin and Piano 01/05/2017 Play Add to playlist
Astor Piazzolla Escualo 01/05/2017 Play Add to playlist
Astor Piazzolla Oblivion 01/05/2017 Play Add to playlist
Astor Piazzolla Libertango 01/05/2017 Play Add to playlist
Heitor Villa-Lobos Sonata-Fantasia No. 1 “Désespérance” 01/05/2017 Play Add to playlist
César Guerra-Peixe Três Peças 01/05/2017 Play Add to playlist

Matthew McCright Concerts

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