Barbara Nissman: Big-Stage Pianist in Small-Town W.Va.

Mar 11, 2016

Barbara Nissman at her instrument.

Hidden in one of the "Coolest Small Towns in America" (Lewisburg, WV), is a world-renowned pianist who has played with some of the world's top orchestras. Barbara Nissman moved to the Mountain State in 1989, and now she's bringing her talents up I-64 to Charleston this weekend.

On Saturday March 12th at 7 PM, Nissman will be performing for the Charleston Chamber Music Society's 74th concert series at Christ Church United Methodist Church on 1221 Quarrier Street. She'll be taking on some of the greatest piano masters of all time including the likes of Franz Liszt, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Sergei Prokofiev, as well as Argentine composer, Alberto Ginastera.

Tickets and more information can be found here.

To listen to the interview and recordings of Nissman, click the audio player above.