Pasadena, CA - November 9, 2012 - The Caltech-Occidental Symphony, conducted by Allen Robert Gross, presents its fall concert on Saturday, December 1st at 7:30 p.m. in Thorne Hall at Occidental College, and Sunday, December 2nd at 3:30 p.m. in Caltech's Ramo Auditorium.
Featured will be pianist Steven Vanhauwaert, playing Berlioz's Overture to Benvenuto Cellini, Grieg's Piano Concerto in A Minor, and Strauss' Death and Transfiguration.
Hailed by the Los Angeles Times for his 'impressive clarity, sense of structure and monster technique', Steven Vanhauwaert has garnered a wide array of accolades, amongst which the Maurice Lefranc award, the Rotary Prize, the Galiot Prize and the USC Concerto Competition.
In October 2004 he won the Grand Prize at the Los Angeles International Liszt Competition, which enabled him to tour through the US and Hungary.
The same program will be performed at both locations. Admission to the concerts is free. For more information please call Caltech's Performing and Visual Arts Office at 626/395-3295 or visit http://music.caltech.edu.