Mark Wait is dean and professor at the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University. In 1989 he was the pianist in a performance at Alice Tully Hall of Elliott Carter’s Double Concerto for Piano, Harpsichord, and Two Chamber Orchestras, conducted by Robert Craft. In 1993 he recorded Igor Stravinsky’s solo works for piano as part of Robert Craft’s recorded cycle of the composer’s works, and his recording of Stravinsky’s Capriccio for Piano and Orchestra with Robert Craft and the Orchestra of St Luke’s is available on Naxos (Stravinsky Later Ballets, Naxos 8.557506). Most recently, his recording with the Nashville Symphony of Elliott Carter’s Piano Concerto (Naxos 8.559151) was nominated for a 2004 GRAMMY® award for Best Classical Album, and Wait was a 2004 GRAMMY® nominee for Best Instrumental Solo Performance with Orchestra for the same recording.
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