2020 Solo Piano Concert Tour

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UPDATE: Due to health and financial concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, concerts may be postponed. I will re-assess in mid-May. Please check back then. Thanks – and be well!

Award-winning pianist/composer Brian Kelly will be performing a solo piano concert tour this summer on the west coast of the USA (California, Oregon, and Washington). Brian will perform music from his acclaimed solo piano albums Butterfly Rapture and Tomorrow’s Daydream, as well as new compositions released this year. Each concert will be presented in tandem with another pianist/composer.

JUL 18 – Grass Valley, CA – House Concert – w/ Lisa Swerdlow
JUL 25 – Orange County, CA – Kim’s Pianos – w/ Vicente Avella
JUL 26 – Los Angeles, CA – Pierre’s Fine Pianos – w/ Vicente Avella
AUG 11 – Medford, OR – Artistic Piano Gallery – w/ Greg Starr
AUG 12 – Florence, OR – MainlyPiano House Concert – w/ Neil Patton
AUG 13 – Portland, OR – Classic Pianos – w/Neil Patton
AUG 15 – Kirkland, WA – Stage7Pianos – w/ Greg Starr

More dates TBA

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Composer Brian Kelly is a Finalist in the 2019 Enlightened Piano Radio Awards

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Brian Kelly - 2019 Enlightened Piano Radio Awards - Finalist - Best Solo Piano AlbumComposer & pianist Brian Kelly has been named a Finalist in the 2019 Enlightened Piano Radio Awards in the Best Solo Piano Album category for his album Tomorrow’s Daydream. He will perform music from his album at the awards concert/ceremony to be held at the Place Des Arts in Montreal, Quebec on September 19, 2019.


Album Of The Year

  1. Dan Kennedy
  2. Lisa Swerdlow
  3. Marc-André Pépin

Best Solo Piano

  1. Brian Kelly
  2. Marshall Barnhouse
  3. Milana Tchebotaryov-Zilnik

Best Piano With Instrumentation

  1. Brenda Warren
  2. Cathy McIntyre Oakes
  3. Donovan Johnson

Best New Artist

  1. KeithTim Anderson
  2. Tania Stavreva
  3. Vicente Avella

Best Holiday Album

  1. Pam Asberry
  2. Philip Wesley
  3. Ryan Marvel

Best Piano Jazz Album

  1.  Alan Storeygard
  2. Eric V. Bikales

Brian Kelly performs at the Berlin Philharmonic Chamber Music Hall on Oct 3rd 2018

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Composer & pianist Brian Kelly will perform music from his Butterfly Rapture solo piano album at 2018 Enlightened Piano Radio Concert and Awards Ceremony in Berlin at the Berlin Philharmonic Chamber Music Hall on Oct. 3, 2018 at 3pm.

Enlightened Piano Radio is an online radio station that specializes in the best of today’s Contemporary piano music, and is an international co-op of artists who support, encourage and perform “piano driven” music with each other.

Event: 2018 Enlightened Piano Radio Concert and Awards Ceremony
Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Time: 3 PM – 5:30 PM UTC+02
Berlin Philharmonic Chamber Music Hall
Herbert-von-Karajan-Straße 1, 10785 Berlin, Germany

Get tickets here:

€45 (Section A)
€30 (Sections E and D)
€20 (Sections B, F, G)

About the venue:

This year’s nominees include (* = performing):

Album Of The Year
Shoshana Michel
Christoph Pagel *
Oscar Pascasio *

Best Solo Piano Album
Joseph Akins
Brian Kelly *
Milana Tchebotaryov-Zilnik *

Best Album With Instrumentation
Ben Dowling *
Gina Lenee’ Perkins *
Deborah Offenhauser *

Best Jazz Piano Album
Louis Colaiannia *
Alan Storeygard *

Best Holiday Album
Clifford Borg *
Rhonda Mackert
Tom-Pam Rule

Best New Artist
Pam Asberry *
Annie Locke *
Davide Stramaglia *

Additional performances by:
Anastasia *
Ovidio De Ferrari *
Reis Dixon *
Mark Dunn *
Karl Prybyloski *
Greg Starr *
Tania Stavreva *
Lynn Yew Evers *

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