Richard Goode has been hailed for music making of tremendous emotional power, depth, and
expressiveness, and has been acknowledged worldwide as one of today's leading interpreters
of Classical and Romantic music. In regular performances with the major orchestras,
recitals in international music capitals, and acclaimed recordings, he has won a large and
Mr. Goode's 2012-2013 season includes recitals in some of the world's leading music
centers, including engagements in London, Berlin, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Los Angeles,
and Washington, DC, in addition to performances and master classes at major universities
and conservatories in the US and abroad. As a soloist with orchestras, he performs at
Carnegie Hall and on tour with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra in Schumann's Piano Concerto,
which he also performs with the Budapest Festival Orchestra and conductor Louis Langrée.
Additionally, he joined the Tonhalle-Orchestra in Zurich for a performance of Mozart, plus
Norway's Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra for Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1.
A native of New York, Mr. Goode studied with Elvira Szigeti and Claude Frank, with Nadia
Reisenberg at Mannes College The New School For Music, and with Rudolf Serkin at the Curtis
Institute of Music. He has won many prizes, including the Young Concert Artists Award,
first prize in the Clara Haskil International Piano Competition, the Avery Fisher Prize,
and a Grammy Award.
Mr. Goode, an exclusive Nonesuch artist, has made more than two dozen recordings,
including Mozart solo works and concertos with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, the complete
Beethoven piano sonatas, the complete partitas by J. S. Bach, and solo and chamber works of
Brahms, Schubert, Schumann, Chopin, Busoni, and Perle. The four recordings of Mozart
concertos with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra were received with wide critical acclaim,
including many "best of the year" nominations and awards. In addition, his recording of the
Brahms sonatas with clarinetist Richard Stoltzman won a Grammy Award.
Mr. Goode serves with Mitsuko Uchida as co-artistic director of the Marlboro Music School
and Festival in Marlboro, Vermont. He is married to violinist Marcia Weinfeld; the couple
lives in New York City.