Alex Beyer performs solo works benefit concert at Pequot Library

Alex Beyer

Alex Beyer

The final concert in the Alex Beyer and Friends Summer Soirée series features Beyer on piano performing solo works Thursday, Aug. 25, starting at 7:30 p.m., in the Pequot Library’s concert hall. 

Tickets are $25 in advance online/$30  at the door/$10.00 for students (21 and under), at pequotlibrary.org.

Proceeds from this benefit concert directly fund music programs for all ages at Pequot Library.

Alex Beyer has acquired an impressive array of prestigious concert appearances nationally and internationally. In 2016, he was the bronze medalist in the Queen Elisabeth Competition, and was named one of five finalists of the American Pianists Association Awards. In the last year, he has been a guest soloist with the Brussels Philharmonic, the National Orchestra of Belgium, the Royal Orchestra of Wallonia, the Harvard Radcliffe Orchestra, and the Irish National Symphony Orchestra. He has also performed with the Milwaukee, Charlotte, Hartford, New Haven, Waterbury, and Bridgeport Symphony Orchestras, among others. He received Sixth Prize at the 2015 US Chopin Competition. He was the recipient of Third Prize, as well as the Beethoven and Irish National Symphony Orchestra special awards at the 2015 Dublin International Piano Competition. Beyer was a 2012 US Presidential Scholar in the Arts. He has studied with Yoshie Akimoto, Dr. Matti Raekallio, and Melvin Chen. He is currently studying with Russell Sherman and Wha Kyung Byun at the New England Conservatory, and studying mathematics at Harvard.

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