The 1998 Gina Bachauer International Artists Piano Competition Gold Medalist Lori Sims will return to Salt Lake City on Oct. 13 for a solo performance at the Jeanne Wagner Theater inside the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Sims has performed throughout North America, Europe, China and South Africa including engagements with the NordDeutscheRadio Orchester in Hanover, the Israel Philharmonic, the Indianapolis Symphony, the Utah Symphony, the Spokane Chamber Orchestra, the Denver Chamber Orchestra, and the Memphis Symphony Chamber Orchestra.
As a chamber musician, Sims has been featured at the El Paso Chamber Music Festival, with the Fontana Chamber Players in Kalamazoo, and with Opus 21, a chamber ensemble dedicated to the performance of 20th and 21st Century compositions.
Her recording with violinist Renata Artman Knific of the sonatas of William Bolcom received 5 stars and high praise from BBC Music Magazine.Sims' program that evening will include: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 Johann Sebastian Bach Ballade No. 1 in G Major, op. 23 Frédéric Chopin Ballade No. 2 in F Major, op. 38 Ballade No. 3 in A-flat Major, op. 47 Ballade No. 4 in F Minor, op. 52 Tickets are available through Arttix. Tickets are $15 (Students $5).