Above photo: Berlin, 19 November 2011 Private Recital for ADAM Audio Corporation


(Last Updated October 26, 2015 ; includes most listings since the creation of this website)

2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011


February 7, 2016 | Cleveland, Ohio

Recital at the Cleveland Museum of Art


January 30, 2016 | Manila, Philippines

Solo recital at the Cultural Center of the Philippines



November 12, 2015 | New York, New York

Solo Recital for GetClassical

Schubert, Schumann, and Liszt


November 11, 2015 | Cleveland, Ohio

Recital with Sergei Babayan



October 21, 2015 | Cleveland, Ohio

Recital with Franklin Cohen, Clarinet

Poulenc, Guastavino, Weinberg, Schubert, Schumann, and Gershwin


October 5-15, 2015 | Positano, Italy

Beethoven at the Wilhelm Kempff Foundation Courses


September 27, 2015 | Cleveland, Ohio

Benefit concert for M.u.s.i.c Stars in the Classics


July 7, 2015 | Munich, Germany

Solo Recital



June 23-30, 2015 | Lugano, CH

Progetto Martha Argerich


April 15, 2015 | Cleveland, Ohio

Recital with Sergei Babayan at Cleveland Institute of Music

Schumann, Bach


February 21, 2015 | Cleveland Ohio

Performance with the Verb Ballets at the Breen Center

P.M. Cucchiara Fantasias Premiere Performance


December 2014 | Bergen-Alkmaar, North Holland

Solo recitals


October 19, 2014 | Southampton, NY

Recital at the Rogers Memorial Library Concert Series

Beethoven, Schubert-Liszt, and Schumann


October 2014 | Positano, Italy

Wilhelm Kempff Foundation Beethoven Courses with Bernd Goetzke


September 16, 2014 | Los Angeles, CA

Private recital in Beverly Hills


September 10-12 | San Francisco, CA

Two talks/performances for TEDMED

Live broadcast to 164 countries and 172,000 viewers–archived video to follow


September 6, 2014 | Cleveland, OH

Beethoven Concerto No.1 in C Major
BlueWater Chamber Orchestra and Carlton Woods
Breen Center, Ohio City


July 23-24, 2014 | East Hampton, NY

Filming Living the Classical Life with guests Jerome Lowenthal and Mark Ainley


July 8-August 5, 2014 | East Hampton and Southampton, NY

Pianofest in the Hamptons


June 29, 2014 | Munich, Germany

Recital in Munich Gasteig Recital Hall
Info at Gasteig.de


June 23, 2014 | Private concert Vienna Center


June 17, 2014 | Vienna Center

Recital in Vienna Mozarthaus
Info at Mozarthaus Vienna


July 14, 2014 | Munchendorf, Austria

Musical Salon Recital

Schumann, Schubert-Liszt, Beethoven


May 16-19, 2014 | Champaign-Urbana, IL

Filming Living the Classical Life with guests Nathan Gunn, the Jupiter Quartet, and Roger Chase


March 16, 2014 |Dayton, Ohio

Dayton Philharmonic “Symphony Sundaes” Series

Mozart Concerto No.24 in c minor with Neal Gittleman, conductor

Details on DPO website


February 5, 2014 | Cleveland, Ohio

Carolyn Warner and Friends Tenth Anniversary Concert



January 16, 2014 | Dayton, Ohio

Recital with Jessica Hung, concertmaster of the Dayton Philharmonic

Works by Dvorak, Grieg, Schubert, and Korngold

Details on DPO website



December 2013 | Vienna and Munich

Private recitals

Muenchendorf Musical Salon Series

Grieg, Schumann, Schubert


November 23, 2013 | Heidelberg University, Ohio

Recital and Masterclass

Beethoven and Schubert


November 17, 2013 | Cleveland, Ohio

Two-hour NPR feature about Zsolt Bognár, 1-3pm EST

The Dennis Lewin Radio Show

Featuring live conversation and recordings from “Franz & Franz”

104.9 WCLV-NPR and 90.3HD2

Live stream: http://tunein.com/radio/WCLV-1049-s1179


November 3, 2013 | Los Angeles, California

Private solo recital for the International Festival Society

Schubert and Grieg


November 1, 2013 | Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Private concert for the Cleveland VERB Ballet


October 28-29 | New York, New York

Filming Stephen Hough and Case Scaglione for “Living the Classical Life”


October 26, 2013 | Cleveland, Ohio

CD release launch party for “Franz & Franz” at The Wine Spot


October 2013 | Positano, Italy

Wilhelm Kempff Beethoven Retreat with Bernd Goetzke


September 18-23, 2013 | Cleveland, Ohio

Filming new episodes for “Living the Classical Life” with Elyria Pictures


September 14, 2013 | Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Fairmount Temple Auditorium

Performance with Cleveland Orchestra members Franklin Cohen (clarinet) and Robert Vernon (viola)

Details TBA


August 25, 2013 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Filming “Living the Classical Life” (formerly Zsolt Bognár and Friends”)

Guest: Robert Durso, pianist and teacher


August 3, 2013 | Cleveland, Ohio

Three outdoor public concerts in University Circle

Blog entries about this unique experience to follow


July 21-August 6, 2013 | Berlin, Vienna, Como, Paris

Public and private performances; studio photography sessions

Berlin: “Concerts in the Box” Series Recital at Clavier=Cabinet Berlin

Works of Schubert, Beethoven, Grieg, and Schumann

Series Website


July 13-20, 2013 | Princeton, New Jersey

Golandsky Institute and International Piano Festival


June 23-July 5 | Paris, Basel, and the Martha Argerich Project in Lugano

Zsolt Bognár was the recipient of an International Festival Society grant to travel to witness in close quarters the work, rehearsals, and performances of Sergei Babayan, Martha Argerich, Misha Maisky, and more; see project blog on this website.


June 21, 2013 | Cleveland, Ohio

New music studio recording project, part two


June 20, 2013 | Cleveland, Ohio

Masterclass for Summer Sonata at the Cleveland Institute of Music


May 26, 2013 | Cleveland, Ohio

New music studio recording project, part one


April 28, 2013 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Concert at the Philadephia Ethical Society on Rittenhouse Square

Zsolt Bognár, Robert Durso, and Solomiya Ivakhiv

Works of Bach-Kurtág, Liszt, and Brahms


April 4 and 5, 2013 | Cleveland, Ohio

Teaching and masterclasses at the Cleveland Institute of Music


March 16-24, 2013 | Chile, South America

Santiago and Valparaiso


March 9 and 10, 2013 | University of Alabama Tuscaloosa

Masterclass and recital for the U of A Department of Music

Works by Schumann, Beethoven, and Liszt


December 2012 | Netherlands

Concerts in Bergen, Alkmaar, and Schoorl, including at the Ruïnekerk Bergen


October 7, 2012 | St. Louis, Missouri

Webster University, 4 p.m.

Artist Presentation Society Recital

Works By Beethoven, Schumann, and Liszt

Further details TBA


August 2012 | Munich and Berlin

Eight private performances


August 5, 2012 | Berlin, Germany

Solo Recital at the Young Euro Classic Piano Festival

Works by Liszt, Schumann, and Beethoven

Details on Festival Website


June 3, 2012 | Southampton, New York

Solo Recital at the Friends of the Rogers Memorial Library Concert Series

Television Broadcast, Program TBA


May 21, 2012 | Cleveland, Ohio

Cleveland Clinic Foundation “Empathy and Innovation Summit”

Performance and Presentation together with singer Monica Yunus


May 20, 2012 | Oberlin, Ohio

Private Performance


May 14-26, 2012 | Cleveland, Ohio

Sergei Babayan International Piano Academy


April 9, 2012 | Portland, Oregon

Private Performance for Portland Japanese Gardens


April 5, 2012 |  Urbana, Illinois

Solo Appearance at the MBCI Music Series

Details forthcoming


March 18, 2012 | Newport, Rhode Island

Solo recital at the “Music at Trinity Series”

Program TBA



March 11, 2012 | Mount Kisco, New York

Copland House Series

Performance with cellist Joshua Roman

Dan Visconti: “Americana” (new 2012 version)



February 19, 2012 | Pensacola, Florida

Private Performance


January 26, 2012 | Dayton, Ohio

Recital at the Dayton Art Institute with Dayton Philharmonic Concertmaster Jessica Hung

Beethoven, Franck, Prokofiev, Gershwin.

Learn More


January 11, 2012 |  Chicago, Illinois

Dame Myra Hess Series at the Chicago Culural Center with Joshua Roman

NPR live broadcast, Program TBA

Learn More


December 16-20, 2011 | Doha, Qatar


December 14-15, 2011 |  Abu Dhabi, UAE


December 11-13, 2011 |  Dubai, UAE


December 4, 2011 | Indianapolis, Indiana

Solo Recital at the TAB Artist Series

Works by Schubert and Liszt



December 1 and 2, 2011 | Cleveland, Ohio

Guest teaching at the Cleveland Institute of Music


November 27, 2011 | Cleveland, Ohio

Private Performance


November 20, 2011 | Berlin, Germany

Private Performance


November 19, 2011 | Berlin, Germany

Private performance for ADAM Audio Corporation


October 22, 2011 | Chicago, Illinois

Wheaton College Artist Series

Works by Foss, Visconti, Schumann, and Brahms



October 19, 2011 | Chicago, Illinois

Radio broadcast on WETN at 815am Central Time

Morning show with Joy Curry


October 18, 2011 | Chicago, Illinois

Hourlong NPR broadcast on wfmt.com at 4pm Central Time

Performance and Interview for “Impromptu” Radio Show


October 18-22, 2011 | Chicago, Illinois

Residency at Wheaton College in Chicago with cellist Joshua Roman

Lectures, Performances, and Broadcasts


October 7-12, 2011 | New York, New York

Filming Episodes of “Zsolt Bognár and Friends” and Film Portrait


(Start of website/concert listing: October 2011)

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