FUAIM Friday Lunchtime Concert
UCC – Ritmüller Classical Artist in Residence
Pianist David Syme, UCC/Ritmüller Classical Artist in Residence, will offer a program of short pieces drawn from his vast repertoire.
Join us live at the Aula Maxima and online: https://www.youtube.com/user/musicatUCC
David Syme, American piano virtuoso living in Ireland, has had a long and colourful career. He has performed in Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, Wigmore Hall, and in major venues in 17 European countries, Canada and Mexico.
An alumnus of Juilliard and Indiana University, Syme was a protégé of the legendary Jorge Bolet. He was schooled in the grand tradition of the great masters, and also studied with Ozan Marsh, Sascha Gorodnitzki, Ania Dorfmann, Louis Kentner and Constance Keene. He has recorded two dozen CDs with such orchestras as the Royal Philharmonic, the Vienna Symphony, and the Czech National Symphony. He was recently given an honorary diploma by the Royal Irish Academy of Music.
In addition to his international touring, he hosts a concert series from his home near Castletownbere.
David is the UCC/Ritmüller Classical Artist in Residence and has now begun teaching private lessons under the auspices of the university.