Pianist Timothy Lovelace heads the Collaborative Piano programme at the University of Minnesota and is an active recitalist. He has performed at the Sala Cecilia Meireles in Rio de Janeiro, the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center in Washington, Merkin Concert Hall in New York, at the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts in Chicago, and on chamber music series sponsored by the symphony orchestras of Chicago, Cincinnati, Detroit, Minnesota and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.
As a soloist, he has performed with the Minnesota Orchestra conducted by Osmo Vänskä. The roster of internationally known artists with whom Lovelace has appeared includes Miriam Fried, Nobuko Imai, Robert Mann, Charles Neidich, Paquito D’Rivera and Dawn Upshaw.
For 13 years, he was a staff pianist at the Ravinia Festival’s Steans Institute, where he played in the classes of Barbara Bonney, Christoph Eschenbach, Thomas Hampson, Christa Ludwig and Yo-Yo Ma, among others.
A proponent of new music, Lovelace has performed the works of many living composers, and he presented the world premiere of Osvaldo Golijov’s Third World.
He has recorded for the Albany, Arabesque, Blue Griffin, Boston Records and MSR labels. His principal teachers were Harold Evans, Gilbert Kalish, Donna Loewy and Frank Weinstock.