In a special performance of one of the highly sought-after pianists of Asia, Rudolf Golez Filipino virtuoso pianist will be presented on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at Gennaros, a four-Diamond restaurant, in the City of Glendale, CA.
The concert is being presented under the aegis of the DreamAge Group in cooperation with Safer River Life Saver Foundation Inc. (Philippines), The Philippine Heritage Institute International, The Law Offices of Attorney Roman Mosqueda, Asian Commodities Inc., Legal Shield, Cordero Independent Associate, Heart of Hearts Home Care, APPogee App Developers and DAG Marketing Partners of Infusionsoft.
Praised for his keenness in depth and subtlety, Rudolf was the sole prize-winner at the First ASEAN Chopin International Competition held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2004.
He spent his high school years at the Juilliard School of Music Preparatory Division in New York City under the tutelage of world-renowned pianist Seymour Lipkin. He also holds a Masters degree in Piano Performance from the University of the Philippines.
Rudolf has performed in concerts in the United States, Europe, and Asia, including an all-Mozart tour commemorating the composer’s 250th anniversary, has worked with respected local and foreign conductors such as the great composer/conductor Cristobal Halffter of Madrid and has performed works from composers Franz Liszt and Gyorgi Ligeti.
The young virtuoso has also participated in the 9th International Piano Festivals in Tenerife and Vila-Seca, Spain and the Festival of Light in Hong Kong with master classes conducted by Prof. Arie Vardi. His solo concerts feature a rich and varied repertoire of classical to contemporary in piano literature.
Despite his busy career as a concert artist, Rudolf is also a piano teacher in various universities in the Philippines.
The artistry of Rudolf has been described at the piano keyboard as “deeply moving, eloquent, with finesse and a deep musicality” by Jim Lowe, Time Argue Barre, Vermont and by Rosalinda Orosa of Philippine Star with” refined nuances expressed through a masterful technique combined with artistic sensibility”. And with untiring appeal, dexterity and brilliant virtuosity as expressed by Manfred van Os Allgemaine Zeitung Coesfeld Munster, Germany, “the public simply couldn’t get enough…” and “insane fingers”.