Thursday, November 20, 2014 @ 7:30pm- Stephen Cook will be featured guest artist at Arizona State University. The program, titled "The Four Seasons," will include "A Diary of the Seasons" by James DeMars, and "The Rite of Spring" by Igor Stravinsky. ASU Professors Robert Hamilton and James DeMars will join cook for these works for 2 pianos.
Saturday, October 18, 2014 7:30pm- Oracle Piano Society Season Opener featuring composer James DeMars, Stephen Cook, Oracle Piano Society Founder and Artistic Director, and R. Carlos Nakai, Native American Flutist. Desert View Performing Arts Center 39900 S Clubhouse Dr, Tucson, AZ 85739
Saturday, April 19, 2014 3pm Oracle Piano Society presents 'Russian Piano Monuments' featuring pianist Robert Hamilton, Oracle Piano Society Artist Advisory Chair and Stephen Cook, Oracle Piano Society Artistic Director. Stephen Cook, a former student of Hamilton, will share the stage with his mentor for the first time in the four-hand arrangement Igor Stravinsky's legendary ballet 'The Rite of Spring.' Desert View Performing Arts Center 39900 S Clubhouse Dr, Tucson, AZ 85739 Tickets: Adult- $25 Student- $10
'Picture Rachmaninoff' presented by Oracle Piano Society and Friends of Tempe Center for the Arts. Written by Radio Hall of Famer Paul Harvey Jr., 'Picture Rachmaninoff' is a one man celebration of music, poetry and art in a multi media presentation performed by pianist Stephen Cook. Rachmaninoff’s 9 Etudes-Tableaux, Op. 39 is the centerpiece for the concert. This hybrid piano concert fuses elements of a painting exhibition, a poetry recitation and a piano recital, to create a new genre of theater production. The concert will include a meet and greet reception in the TCA lounge with Stephen Cook, Oracle Piano Society Board of Directors, and members of the Artist Advisory Committee including Robert Hamilton, and Paul Harvey Jr. Adult tickets will include one complimentary beverage. Sponsored by Friends of Tempe Center for the Arts, this fundraising performance will help the newly founded Oracle Piano Society host innovative performances and educational events in the community of Oracle and throughout Arizona. Tickets: Adult $25 (includes 1 drink), $18 military and seniors, $10 with student I.D. To purchase tickets, click the imnage above, or call: 480-350-2822 (2TCA) Venue: Tempe Center for the Arts Theater 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway Tempe, AZ 85281
The Oracle Piano Society presents 'Picture Rachmaninoff' featuring Stephen Cook, pianist as part of the Sally Fender Memorial Concert Series. Written by Radio Hall of Famer Paul Harvey Jr., Picture Rachmaninoff is a thrilling new one-man-show starring young virtuoso pianist Stephen Cook. This multi-sensory experience combines the beautiful piano music of Sergei Rachmaninoff with dramatic projections of artwork and features the voice of Paul Harvey Jr. himself! VIP guests will join Stephen Cook along with the Board of Directors in a private cocktail party. This fundraising performance will help the newly founded Oracle Piano Society host innovative performances and educational events in the community of Oracle and throughout Arizona. To find out more information about this nonprofit organization, please visit www.oraclepianosociety.org To Purchase Tickets Please visit: http://tickets.saddlebrooketwo.com/ $88 VIP Guest to include performance, cocktail party & Meet and Greet. Call 520-825-2818 to purchase VIP tickets. $25 regular $30 at door Price includes all applicable taxes. We do not guarantee ticket availability at door All tickets sales are final.
Pianist Stephen Cook, "Picturing Ravel", Tuesday, May 15, 9:30 a.m. Lakeside Room Pianist Stephen Cook will perform Ravel's Sonatine as well as his Gaspard de la Nuit linked with Aloysius Bertrand's Gothic masterpiece of the same name. Coffee service begins at 9:30 a.m. and the program follows at 10 a.m. Optional gallery and facility tours follow. Cost: Free
MIM Musical Interludes, featuring ASU School of Music: "Picturing Ravel" - Stephen Cook, piano Mon 04/30/12 Mon 04/30/2012 - 1:00 p.m. Tickets: Free (no museum admission required) Pianist Stephen Cook will perform Ravel's Sonatine as well as his Gaspard de la Nuit linked with Aloysius Bertrand's Gothic masterpiece of the same name. Seating is limited and offered on a first-come, first-seated basis. http://www.themim.org/events-programs
Picturing Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit Tuesday, January 24, 2012, 9:30 a.m. Kerr Cultural Center, Scottsdale, AZ Pianist Stephen Cook will perform Ravel's Sonatine as well as his Gaspard de la Nuit linked with Aloysius Bertrand's Gothic masterpiece of the same name. RSVP REQUIRED!Please call the box office at 480.596.2660 per the date listed with each performance. Tea & Pastries served compliments of Souvia. Tea Service begins at 9:30 AM. Concerts begin at 10:30 AM.
Picture Rachmaninoff: Monday, September 19, 2011, 7:30 p.m. Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Virginia G. Piper Theater Tickets: $10 (Free for students with valid I.D.) Based on a multi-media production by ASU pianist Stephen Cook, this world premiere of Paul Harvey Jr.’s new play combines the thrilling piano music of Sergei Rachmaninoff with beautiful paintings and evocative poetry. Cook performs Rachmaninoff’s complete Etudes-Tableaux, Op. 39, accompanied by dramatic visual projections and poetry readings, including masterworks by Kandinsky, Pushkin, Vrubel, Lermontov and others. A Q&A will follow the performance.
Stephen Cook performs in a fundraiser for the people of Japan on May 7 at 7pm at the Virginia G. Piper Performing Arts Center, Phoenix, AZ. $15 minimum donation for adults and $8 minimum for 18 and under.