Saturday, September 6, 2008

Sodi Braide To Perform in Impulse Artists Series Sept. 13-17

[Sodi Braide: Franck, œuvres pour piano; Lyrinx\Talents LYR 249 (2006)]

The Nigerian pianist Sodi Braide is based in France, where he received his music education. He has released a CD of the works for piano of César Franck. Among many international awards, Sodi won a Jury Discretionary Award in the Twelfth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, held in the United States, May 20-June 5, 2005. He has performed widely around the world as a cultural representative of France. Sodi is about to make appearances in Texas as part of the Impulse Artists Series, whose Founder is the African American pianist Jade Simmons. He tells us his performance schedule will be as follows:

Saturday, Sept. 13th Preview Concert #1 in Sugar Land, 7pm (featuring all artists) The Lakeview Auditorium 300 Lakeview Drive, Sugar Land, Texas 77478

Sunday, Sept. 14th Preview Concert #2 in The Woodlands (featuring all artists) The Woodlands United Methodist Church 2200 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands, Texas 77380

Tuesday, Sept. 16th IAS Duo Piano Concert, 7pm (featuring all artists) Wade Wilson Art 4411 Montrose Blvd, Houston TX

Wednesday, Sept. 17th IAS Solo Recital #1 featuring Sodi Braide, 7pm Wade Wilson Art 4411 Montrose Blvd, Houston TX

Sodi adds: "You might like to have a look at my new Myspace page : My website is under construction and will be up by the end of September. I'll let you know! Here is the new Impulse website : All the best, Sodi"

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