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"Music by the River with Jonathan"

June 25, 2021 @ 7:30 pm EST

Jonathan Levin, piano

Artistic Director of CPF, Jonathan Levin drags his keyboard down to the Neuse River Amphitheater on the River Walk in Smithfield to perform some classical favorites for our first live performance in over a year!  Bring lawn chairs, snacks and bug spray recommended!  Program info coming soon!  See directions here.

About the Artist

Praised by the New York Concert Review as “much more than a pianist, but a musician with a fine mind and enormously promising creative energy”, Jonathan Levin has established himself as a compelling pianist, composer, concert producer and music entrepreneur, creating innovative programs and and cross cultural events which reach diverse audiences throughout the world.


Jonathan presented a special performance of Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue at the Grand Kremlin Palace in Moscow, Russia as a part of the 4th Melody of Generations Festival with the Presidential Symphony Orchestra of the Russian Federation, and has made solo appearances in major venues across the US including Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center and Beneroya Hall.  He has been a laureate of many competitions and prizes including the National Stillman-Kelley Award, 2nd Prize at the 2012 Los Angeles International Liszt Competition and recipient of the Alan Walker Award from the American Liszt Society.  


Jonathan is Artistic Director and Founder of Clayton Piano Festival in Clayton, NC which is now in its 10th season of concerts, public classes, school outreach and other community events.  The festival creates accessible, educational, world-class concerts and music presentations that uniquely enrich the cultural life of the region.