Press Release - Office of College Advancement

Monday October 11, 2010
Office of College Advancement
Ohlone College

For Immediate Release:

McCray and Nagai bring “Pianistic Fire” to Ohlone College

Fremont, CA—California pianist Mack McCray teams up with Japanese pianist Yoshikazu Nagai to combine their united creativity on two pianos at the Smith Center at Ohlone College. McCray and Nagai illustrate the power of music with works by Bach, McCray, Gershwin, and Liszt.

McCray and Nagai have delighted audiences worldwide and have achieved numerous accolades. McCray’s recording of John Adams’s Phrygian Gates won a place on the New York Times list of Best Recordings of the Year. Yoshikazu Nagai has impressed audiences and critics in the United States and abroad with his fresh interpretations and dramatic presentation style. The Charleston Post called Nagai’s playing “pianistic fire.” Both McCray and Nagai share their passion for music and piano as faculty at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

For more information about this event or for tickets, please visit, e-mail or call (510) 659-6031.


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