Priya Mayadas Benefit Concert for RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association
In recognition of National Infertility Awareness Week®, renowned pianist Priya Mayadas will give a concert to benefit RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association at Jordan Hall in Boston, MA. Celebrating its 40th anniversary, RESOLVE improves the lives of women and men living with infertility. One in eight U.S. couples of childbearing age is diagnosed with infertility. RESOLVE addresses this public health issue by providing community to these women and men, connecting them with others who can help, empowering them to find resolution and giving voice to their demands for access to all family building options. All proceeds will go directly to RESOLVE to support its mission. Details and ticket information below.
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- Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
- Time: Concert begins at 8:00 pm
- Ticket Price: $10-Rear Side view; $75- Side view and Rear Orchestra; $150 - Center Orchestra and Center Circle; $1,000 - Sponsor
To purchase tickets directly from Jordan Hall, call the Box Office at 617-585-1260.
A $2.00 per ticket preservation fee for Jordan Hall will be added to each ticket price.
About Priya Mayadas
Pianist and composer Priya Mayadas' playing has been described as “hauntingly beautiful" (The Statesman), “radiant, spiritual and eloquent” (NY Concert Review), and “full of breadth and impassioned fervor” (The Strad). Ms. Mayadas “vividly evokes the emotions" of the work (New York Times) and her “persuasive and sympathetic playing... clearly indicates pianism of the first rank” (the Independent). She has given solo recitals and performed throughout the U.S., including at the Ravinia Festival Rising Stars Series, Caramoor Festival, Dame Myra Hess Debut Recital Series, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, the Morgan Library, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Merkin Hall and Jordan Hall, and on tour in Asia. She has performed as soloist with the New Jersey Symphony, Dayton Philharmonic, Macon Symphony, Eastern Music Festival orchestra, among others. Her concerts have been broadcast live on National Public Radio, WGBH in Boston, WFMT in Chicago and WXXI and WQXR radio in New York City.
Born into a family of concert pianists in India, Ms. Mayadas began playing Mozart melodies by ear at age three, performed in public at age four, and at age nine became one of the youngest winners of a BMI Student Composer Award for her string quartet. She has received awards and top prizes from the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, The Abby Whiteside Foundation, Artists International, The National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts, the New Jersey Governor’s Arts Education Award Council, and ASCAP. A student of Peter Serkin, John Corigliano, Miriam Gideon and Patricia Zander, she graduated from New England Conservatory with honors and distinction. Ms. Mayadas founded the Concerto Project, a charitable trust dedicating to creating, promoting and sustaining new works for our 21st century repertoire.