[Tao’s] program…conveyed the scope of his probing intellect and openhearted vision.
The New York Times

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Conrad makes “impressive Grant Park debut” in Chicago

Conrad made his Grant Park debut this past weekend in Chicago (near his hometown of Urbana), to critical acclaim – see below for more!   “Tao, a young native of Urbana making his Grant Park debut, played with bristling intensity but, as importantly, with a delicately varied touch in quiet, more sinuous passages. Kalmar, who […]

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Conrad plays “American Rage” program with the Crypt Sessions

Conrad’s recent performance in the Crypt Chapel underneath The Church of the Intercession, part of the Crypt Sessions concert series that he launched in November of 2015, was praised by numerous reviewers, including the New York Times’ Anthony Tommasini, who had the following to say: “Performing in the crypt of the Church of the Intercession […]

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Conrad to perform with Stefan Jackiw and Jay Campbell in the new ‘Tsiaj Trio

Conrad will be performing as part of a new piano trio featuring acclaimed violinist Stefan Jackiw and cellist Jay Campbell. The Tsiaj Trio will perform three initial dates: January 21 in Toronto, Canada (tickets) January 22 in Portland, ME (tickets) March 23 at Washington DC (tickets)

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“AN EXPLOSIVE FORCE… Tao possesses startling technical elan and an ability to communicate clearly, no matter how thorny a score may become. He also has a hefty dash of charm.”

Tim Smith, The Baltimore Sun


Rachmaninoff: Sonata in G Minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 19
Shostakovich: Concerto No. 1 in C Minor for Piano

Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony, Opus 110a
MussorgskyPictures at an Exhibition (original version for solo piano)

Glinka: Overture to Ruslan and Lyudmila
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5


“Tao…[is] a musician of deep intellectual and emotional means.”

Anastasia Tsioulcas, NPR


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