Barry Salwen

Barry Salwen

Barry Salwen has given recitals and master classes in the U.S., Central America, Europe, Israel, and Asia. He holds a doctorate in piano from Juilliard and the Diploma with Highest Honors from the music academy in Vienna. He is associate professor of music at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, where he has also served as coordinator of keyboard studies and director of the annual summer piano workshop.

Barry Salwen has recorded nine CDs, some in the U.S. and some in Europe. He was the first artist to record the complete solo piano works of the American master Roger Sessions and remains the only pianist to have done this. In 2005, the CD was re-released on Albany Records.

In earlier times, he served for four years as music reviewer for the Star News newspaper in Wilmington, and now is most pleased to be back writing about concerts.

Articles by Barry Salwen:

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Chamber Music Wilmington: The Merz Trio Returns in Stellar Fashion

Chamber Music, Music Review by Barry Salwen,  November 6, 2022

NCS Presents Fascinating New Work and a Splendid Performance of a Classic

Music, Orchestral Music Review by Barry Salwen,  April 28, 2022

The Akropolis Reed Quintet is First-Rate

Chamber Music, Music Review by Barry Salwen,  April 10, 2022

Beethoven Lives Upstairs is Enchanting

Orchestral Music, Theatre Review by Barry Salwen,  April 3, 2022

The Orchestra's 50th Anniversary Gala Shines

Music, Orchestral Music Review by Barry Salwen,  February 20, 2022

The Verona Quartet in a Splendid Concert

Chamber Music, Music Review by Barry Salwen,  January 30, 2022

Duo Amabile Exemplifies a Delightful Streaming Experience

Chamber Music, Music Review by Barry Salwen,  January 23, 2022

The Ulysses Quartet Presents an Unusual Program

Chamber Music Review by Barry Salwen,  November 7, 2021

ATOS Piano Trio in a Stellar Performance

Music Review by Barry Salwen,  November 5, 2021

Chamber Music Wilmington: The Merz Trio Shines

Chamber Music, Music Review by Barry Salwen,  September 26, 2021

Ciompi Performance Features New Work by Supko and Pianist Jocubavicuite

Chamber Music, Contemporary Music Review by Barry Salwen,  April 17, 2021

The Schumann Quartet Bestrides Tchaikovsky and Beethoven

Chamber Music Review by Barry Salwen,  March 25, 2021