Omri Shimron is a pianist and educator based in Greensboro, North Carolina (USA).
He is an Associate Professor of Music at Elon University, where he teaches piano, piano class, and music theory. An active recitalist, Omri has been presenting solo programs annually, and enjoys collaborating with singers, instrumentalists, and chamber ensembles.
Omri’s repertoire spans a wide range of styles. In August 2012, he recorded Rzewski’s 36 Variations on “The People United Will Never Be Defeated!” and will commercially release this CD (including an original cadenza!) in 2013. In 2010, Omri was a devotee of a new cycle for piano by Christopher Dietz, called Five Reflections on the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyam. You can find audio of this last work (and others) on the Audio and Video pages.
Plans for Spring 2013 include a recital with bass-baritone Tim Hill on March 5. In 2013-2014 Omri will present a new a solo program with works by C.P.E. Bach, Beethoven, Scriabin, Liszt, and Nikolai Kapustin.
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