Brian Connelly’s career embraces an unusually broad range of historical and modern repertoires and styles. He has premiered works by a host of contemporary composers, and is widely known for his performances of the music of modern master Olivier Messiaen. He is respected as a scholar and performer of historical instruments, appearing throughout the U.S. and Europe. He is Artistic Director of the renowned chamber ensemble, Context, and teaches piano performance and chamber music in the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University.
(Fall 2000, Fall 2003, Fall 2011, Fall 2014, Fall 2017, Fall 2018)