Pianist Tzimon Bartó performs
at Festival of Fine Arts
LAKELAND, Fla. (Oct. 11, 2004) - Florida Southern College and the Festival of Fine Arts welcome Tzimon Bartó, concert pianist, to the Branscomb Auditorium Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m.
A Florida native, Bartó began his piano studies at age five with his grandmother. He attended Rollins College and the Brevard Music Center before going on to Juilliard School of Music, where he won the Gina Bachauer Competition for two consecutive years as well as the school's concerto competition. In addition to performing throughout the United States, Bartó has toured frequently in Europe, performing in Madrid, Beijing, Paris, Munich, Vienna, St. Petersburg, and Leipzig. Bartó is fluent in five languages, reads Homeric Greek, Latin and Hebrew, and writes poetry. He, his wife, and teenage son reside in Central Florida.
Tickets are $25. FSC students are admitted free of charge; non-FSC students pay half price. For ticket information, please contact the Branscomb Auditorium box office at (863) 680-4296.
About Florida Southern College
Florida Southern is a four-year, private, co-educational liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and a master of business administration degree accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located in Lakeland, Fla., the college is home to the largest, single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world.