Michelle Cann, piano

A woman sitting at a piano, looking upward

January 24, 2025 | 7:30PM
Logan Center Performance Hall

Part of the UChicago Presents 2024/25 Classical Concert Series, Full Season, Pick 4, Pick 6, and Pick 8 subscriptions.

 

“Cann’s vivid performances bring out a terrific depth of emotion.” – BBC Music Magazine 

Praised as "a pianist of sterling artistry" by Gramophone, Michelle Cann stands as one of today's most sought-after pianists. Renowned for her captivating interpretations of Florence Price's piano compositions, Cann's illustrious career includes acclaimed solo recitals, dynamic chamber music collaborations with Catalyst, Dover, and Juilliard string quartets, a GRAMMY award, and her 2023 debut solo album Revival, showcasing works by Price and Margaret Bonds. Her program breathes life into the vivid musical contributions of The Women of Chicago’s Black Renaissance, featuring piano works by Price, Bonds, Hazel Scott, Betty Jackson King, and Nora Holt. 

Performed by Michelle Cann at the Curtis Institute of Music