Christopher Richardson


San Francisco, CA
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Upcoming groupmuses

Admiral District Groupmuse

  • Saturday, January 4, 2020, at 6:00 PM
  • North Admiral, West Seattle

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Christopher Richardson has performed with 8 orchestras, including the Minnesota Orchestra twice. He has received top prizes in over 60 state, national, and international piano competitions, including First Prize and Best Chopin Prize at the MTNA National Competition and First Prize at both the 2017 and 2019 MTAC Concerto Competitions. He has performed in venues such as the 2000-seat Music Tent in Aspen, Carnegie Hall, Finney Chapel, and Benaroya Hall. He has appeared on NPR's "From the Top," TV program PIE on KCTS 9, and King FM 98.1. He presented at the [email protected] conference in Washington, and has recently released his debut album, titled ​Wizard of Oz​.

Christopher was accepted to the Juilliard School of Music and the Peabody Conservatory under Leon Fleisher, and is currently a triple major in Economics, Biology, and Music at UC Berkeley. He is also the blog writer for the Steinway Society of the Bay Area, where he gives his thoughts on various aspects of classical music.

Traditional Repertoire

Here is some of the repertoire I might perform/am learning (this is not an exhaustive list):

Bach Partita No. 2
Mozart Sonata in A Minor KV 310
Beethoven Sonata Op. 81a
Beethoven Sonata Op. 109
Schubert Sonata in A Major D. 959
Schubert Impromptus
Schumann Fantasy Op. 17
Brahms 6 Pieces Op. 118
Chopin Nocturne Op. 27 No. 2
Chopin Ballade No. 1 Op. 23
Chopin Ballade No. 4 Op. 52
Chopin Polonaise Op. 53
Chopin Sonata No. 3 Op. 58
Chopin Mazurkas Op. 59
Liszt Liebestraume No. 3
Liszt Dante Sonata
Liszt Rhapsodie Espagnol
Scriabin Fantasy Op. 28
Stravinsky Trois Mouvements de Petrouchka
Hirtz Wizard of Oz Fantasy


Performed groupmuses (1)

Piano masterworks on Ashby

  • Saturday, October 19, 2019, at 7:30 PM
  • Southwest Berkeley, Berkeley

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This groupmuse happened about 2 months ago