John Novacek is a multifaceted musician: he’s a pianist who performs regularly as a soloist, in chamber ensembles, and with orchestras, and he also composes. Novacek will be the soloist with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra this weekend in their season finale concert.
John Novacek visited Studio A at Interlochen Public Radio to discuss Chopin's influence on Rachmaninoff and to compare the early and revised versions of Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto no. 1. He also performed an original composition called "Intoxication." Hear the complete interview and performance below.
Hear John Novacek perform Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto no. 1 live with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Click here for more information about the performance.