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10.27.14
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Houston Symphony's vivid Debussy tone-paintings overshadow Monet works
Houston Chronicle
07.10.14
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Mendelssohn brings ’em to their feet at chamber fest
The Seattle Times
03.07.14
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Review: Christopher Seaman brings new life to RPO
Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
08.18.13
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Review: Master musical minds have a lot to say at SummerFest
Los Angeles Times
06.02.13
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Modern and Contemporary: Rite - Jon Kimura Parker
the Whole Note
05.21.13
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Review: Rite- Jon Kimura Parker
allmusic
05.18.13
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Nearly 100 musicians to play Stravinsky's 'Rite of Spring' for Florida Orchestra
Tampa Bay Times
05.10.13
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Jon Kimura Parker Takes on Mussorgsky, Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev & Stravinsky
The SunBreak
05.09.13
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Jon Kimura Parker’s ‘Rite’ packed with power
The Seattle Times
04.25.13
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Keyboard Thursday album review: Jon Kimura Parker’s remarkable Stravinsky transcriptions reframe the relevance of a bygone art
Musical Toronto
04.09.13
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JON KIMURA PARKER RELEASES "RITE"
Rebecca Davis Public Relations
02.10.13
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Distinguished Playing in American Festival Concert
Seen and Heard International
01.24.13
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Vancouver Symphony Brilliantly Enlists Homer, Marge, and Bart's Skateboard
Seattle Weekly
01.24.13
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Jon Kimura Parker shines with Vancouver Symphony | Classical review
The Seattle Times
01.21.13
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VSO's tour repertoire sure to please
The Vancouver Sun
01.21.13
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Jon Kimura Parker shows profoundly beautiful focus with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
Georgia Straight
01.14.13
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Lessons Learned: Pianist Jon Kimura Parker always up for a challenge
Vancouver Sun
12.10.12
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Jon Kimura Parker: Travels the World Bringing Piano Concertos to Life
International Musician
09.23.12
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Oregon Symphony review: Collaboration with pianist Jon Kimura Parker well worth checking out
The Oregonian
07.03.12
Jon Kimura Parker, James Ehnes
Scorching Bartok opened Seattle chamber-music fest
Seattle Times
05.02.12
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Pianist Jon Kimura Parker enraptured by ‘Rhapsody’
U~T San Diego
04.27.12
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Inserting the Brand-New Alongside the Old Familiar
The New York Times
04.12.12
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Pianist Parker to play with symphony
Houston Chronicle
03.30.12
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Jon Kimura Parker brings house down at Nashville Symphony's Concert
Nashville Examiner
11.18.11
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RPO brims with Latin gusto
The Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
11.16.11
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FrontRow Classical Music Concert Review: A Light, French Musical Evening Finds Its Swagger
D Magazine
11.16.11
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French Connection
TheaterJones
11.15.11
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Cosmopolitan Paris: An evening with Cho-Liang Lin and Jon Kimura Parker
bachtrack
11.15.11
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Familiar musicians are a treat as a duo
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
07.15.11
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Parker, Lin, and Hoffman create magic with Brahms Piano Trios
Oregon Music News
02.10.11
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Minnesota Orchestra booms with Rachmaninoff, Shostakovich
St. Paul Pioneer Press
01.17.11
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Dynamic Duo – Cellist Lynn Harrell & Pianist Jon Kimura Parker
Peninsula Reviews
11.21.10
Jon Kimura Parker
Last-minute pianist was key to fine CSO performance
The Denver Post
11.05.10
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Mozart Festival: A Little Night Music with Jon Kimura Parker
Calgary Herald
10.07.10
Jon Kimura Parker, Gil Shaham
At the TSO, Samuel Barber is no longer edgy, but full of life
Globe and Mail
10.06.10
Jon Kimura Parker, Gil Shaham
Toronto Symphony serves up blazing birthday cake to Samuel Barber
Toronto Star
10.02.10
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Delaware Symphony Orchestra's emotional program brings whoops of approval
Delaware News Journal
07.24.10
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Schoenfield's sonata is a work of its time
The Oregonian
05.05.10
Jon Kimura Parker, Cho-Liang Lin
Works Made on the Wings of Inspiration
The New York Times
04.26.10
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Parker, Ling take Beethoven to new heights
San Diego Union-Tribune
11.15.09
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Jon Kimura Parker Shines from Beethoven to Billy Joel
Scena
07.23.09
Jon Kimura Parker, James Ehnes
Pianist Jon Kimura Parker and violinist James Ehnes perform in one of finest concerts of the year
Toronto Star
06.22.09
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Rains fail to dampen fervor of Grant Park's Burnham premiere
Chicago Tribune
06.20.09
Jon Kimura Parker
With unplanned weather, Torke’s “Plans” receives ardent if soggy premiere
Chicago Classical Review
06.19.09
Jon Kimura Parker
How Not to Play Rach 3
05.23.09
Jahja Ling, Jon Kimura Parker
San Diego Symphony finely attuned to Gershwin
San Diego News Network
04.08.09
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Parker Played it Rite
Red Magazine
03.26.09
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Review: Pianist thrills with musical acrobatics
Houston Chronicle
02.28.09
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Rite of Spring couldn't come soon enough
Toronto Star
02.26.09
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A night for storytelling at Le Petit Trianon
Steinway Society the Bay Area
12.08.08
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Harrell, Parker show is tops; THE BEST: Recital was the most beautiful performance in 20 years.
Anchorage Daily News
11.14.08
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Symphony shines on Russian sojourn
Houston Chronicle
07.24.08
Jon Kimura Parker
Orchestra's surprising encore a perfect fit
The Philadelphia Inquirer
06.23.08
Jon Kimura Parker, Alisa Weilerstein
For One Night, a Feeling of Caramoor on the Seine
The New York Times
02.26.08
Jon Kimura Parker
A night for storytelling at Le Petit Trianon
The Mercury News
02.20.08
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An energentic virtuoso on display
The Oregonian
09.11.07
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A soaring start: Guest conductor David Robertson travels from St. Louis to lead orchestra with deft musical confidence.
The Kansas City Star
04.28.07
Jon Kimura Parker
Pianist, symphony excel in Rachmaninoff masterwork
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
04.27.07
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Conductor mum, but pianist speaks in PSO concert
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
02.09.07
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NC Symphony, Jon Kimura Parker, & William Henry Curry Light up Meymandi Hall
Classical Voice of North Carolina

“What an amazing way to mark the 100th anniversary of The Rite of Spring. Stunning!” These words from the Toronto Star echoed glowing reviews across North America for Jon Kimura Parker’s recent CD, Rite, which includes world premiere recordings of his solo piano transcriptions of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring andPetrouchka. 

A veteran of the international concert stage, Jon Kimura Parker has performed as guest soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra and Wolfgang Sawallisch in Carnegie Hall, toured Europe with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Andre Previn, and shared the stage with Jessye Norman at Berlin’s Philharmonie. Conductors he has recently worked with include Teddy Abrams, David Afkham, Pablo Heras-Cassado, Claus Peter Flor, Jeffrey Kahane, Carlos Kalmar, Anrew Litton, Peter Oundjian, Larry Rachleff, Xu Zhong and Pinchas Zukerman. A true Canadian ambassador of music, Mr. Parker has given command performances for Queen Elizabeth II, the U.S. Supreme Court, and the Prime Ministers of Canada and Japan. He is an Officer of The Order of Canada, his country’s highest civilian honor. 

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