Mexican pianist to perform at Music in Landrum Nov. 3

Published 8:00 am Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Music in Landrum will welcome Yamaha Piano artist Daniela Liebman for a performance at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Landrum United Methodist Church.

A young protégé, she was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, on June 14, 2002. Liebman began piano study at the age of 5, and made her professional orchestral debut at age 8, playing Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 8, with the Aguascalientes Symphony.

Having performed on four continents and with over two dozen orchestra’s, Liebman will come to Landrum perform for the greater Polk County community

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In 2016 and 2017, Liebman was named one of the “40 Most Creative Mexicans in the World” by Forbes Magazine. Last year, Liebman’s solo recitals included the Young Artist Series (Sarasota), the Tri-C Series (Cleveland Museum of Modern Art) and a return to Ravinia (Bennett Gordon Hall).

Liebman studies full time with Dr. Tamas Ungar in Fort Worth, Texas, and is represented internationally by Park Avenue Artists. When not practicing, she enjoys films, reading, exploring new places on bicycle and exotic cuisine.

In 2018, Liebman has appeared at Harvard University, the University of Wyoming, the Knoxville Piano Series (Tennessee), the Rockefeller Concert Series (NYC), the La Jolla Music Discovery Series (California), the Landmark Discovery Concert Series (St. Croix), the Brevard Music Center (North Carolina) and at Music in Landrum.

Liebman’s performance is supported by the Polk County Community Foundation. The foundation’s underwriting will also provide a reception that will reflect the young pianist’s Mexican and Jewish heritage, which will immediately follow the 50-minute recital.

As always, this Music In Landrum performances will be free to the community.

Submitted by Jack Catalano