Salonline 2024-03-24 Agustin Muriago

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Sunday, March 24, 2024

— a “hybrid” event —


Piano Music from Latin America —

CD Presentation

Join Agustín Muriago in a presentation of his first solo CD “SUR: Piano Music from Argentina”, recently released on Albany Records. The program features pieces from the CD, plus dance-inspired works from Colombia, Mexico, Brazil, and Cuba.


“Para Empezar a Volar”
“Tres Marías”
Lilián Saba b. 1961, Argentina

“Vals Miraflores”
Juan José Ramos (1930-1995), Argentina

“Ancestro (Bambuco)”
Germán Darío Pérez b. 1968, Colombia

Miguel Francese (1913-1970), Argentina

From “Danzas Cubanas”
Mario Ruiz Armengol (1914-2002), Mexico
“La Siete”
“Serenata Melancólica”

“Dança Nobre”
Sandra Abrão b. 1949, Brazil

“Milonga Gris”
Carlos Aguirre b. 1965, Argentina

“Tres Danzas”
José Resta (1880-1962), Argentina
“Aire de Tango”

From “Cinco Danzas Cubanas”
José María Vitier b. 1954, Cuba
“Tarde en la Habana”

“Recuerdos de mi Tierra”
Lía Cimaglia (1906-1998), Argentina
“Evocación Criolla”


Pianist Agustin Muriago has performed throughout the United States, Spain, China, Brazil, and his native Argentina, in venues such as the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing, the Chicago Cultural Center, and the Yamaha Salon in New York City. His repertoire ranges from standard piano works to contemporary music premieres, with an emphasis on Spanish and Latin- American music. He has recorded for Acte Préalable, Radium Recordings, and for NPR affiliates.

Muriago has presented recitals featuring Latin-American music for the “Argentina Festival” in Hong Kong, the Latin American Cultural Week in New York City, the Sonus International Music Festival, for the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert series, and for the Latin American Music Center in Washington, D.C.

He has offered recitals, lectures, and master classes at NYU Shanghai, the Catholic University of America, the University of Chile, Emporia State University, the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil, the Central Conservatory of Music Middle School in Beijing, for the International Music Festival at Kansas Wesleyan University, and at the Encontro Internacional Sobre Pedagogia do Piano in Brazil. He adjudicated the MTNA Young Artist Competition and piano competitions in Texas, Kansas, Missouri, South Dakota, Connecticut, and New York.

In Argentina, Muriago earned degrees in piano performance, piano pedagogy, and composition. As a prizewinner of the 2008 “Teachers del Norte-Pianists del Sur” auditions under the direction of Mirian Conti, he continued his studies in the United States, earning degrees in piano performance from The Hartt School (DMA), New York University (MM), and Rowan University (BM summa cum laude).

His major teachers include José Ramón Méndez, Luiz de Moura Castro, David Westfall, Veda Zuponcic, Aldo Antognazzi, and Marcela Fiorillo, having also received advice from Lilya Zilberstein, Frederic Chiu, Julian Martin, Solomon Mikowsky, Douglas Humpherys, and Seymour Bernstein.

Muriago is Assistant Professor of Keyboard Skills at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University. Prior to his appointment at Peabody, he served on the piano faculty at Kansas State University, coordinating the Master of Music in Piano Pedagogy degree and teaching group and private lessons. He has also held teaching positions at The Hartt School Community Division and New York University.

Highlights for the 2023-2024 season include the release of his first solo recording on Albany Records, plus concerts in New York City, Washington, D.C, and at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music.

Agustin Muriago is a Yamaha Artist.

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