The encompassing musical abilities and diverse artistic interests of pianist Conor Hanick have led to acclaimed solo and chamber performances around the world and collaborations with music’s most accomplished instrumentalists, conductors, ensembles, and composers. His collaborations with the world’s leading conductors and ensembles have led to performances at major concert halls throughout Europe, Asia, and the United States, including virtually every major venue in New York City.
This venues include Alice Tully Hall, Le Poisson Rouge, and all three spaces at Carnegie Hall. In roles ranging from solo and concerto to chamber and ensemble, Hanick has worked with conductors Pierre Boulez, David Robertson, Jeffery Milarsky, Anne Manson and James Levine, and enjoyed partnerships with the International Contemporary Ensemble, the Metropolitan Opera Chamber Players, the wcfsymphony, Juilliard Orchestra, Orchestra Iowa, The Knights, the Spoleto Festival Orchestra and the New Mexico Philharmonic.
The 2014-15 season is highlighted by recitals with cellist Jay Campbell at the Kennedy Center, Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, the Italian Academy at Columbia University, and SubCulture, and trio recitals in Albuquerque, Indianapolis, and Princeton. Additionally, Hanick has an all-Boulez recital at the Metropolitan Museum celebrating the composer's 90th birthday. He will perform Charles Ives’ Concord Sonata in Iowa, Illinois, New Mexico, Massachusetts, and at the Spoleto Festival in South Carolina. Hanick’s ensemble collaborations have been with NOVUS NY, the Metropolis Ensemble, Talea, the International Contemporary Ensemble, and The Knights. Hanick has premiere performances of newly written works by Elliot Cole and David Fulmer, in addition to music by Eric Wubbels, Helmut Lachenmann, and John Zorn, as well as multiple CD releases, including chamber and solo music of David Fulmer on Tzadik, and a duo disc with cellist Jay Campbell on CAG Records.
Hanick is a graduate of Northwestern University and the Juilliard School, where he received his Masters and Doctorate degrees studying with Yoheved Kaplinsky and Matti Raekallio. He is a faculty artist at the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara, produces radio for New York Public Radio’s Q2 Music, and resides in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York.