Arthur Abadi made his concert debut with the Pacific Symphony when he was six years old performing the Andante from Mozart’s Concerto No. 21 in C Major, also known as the “Elvira Madigan” theme. Since then, he has appeared with the U.S. Air Force Symphony in Washington, D.C., as well as several appearances with the Orange County Chamber Orchestra, the Florida Philharmonic, the Connecticut Orchestra, the Capistrano Valley Symphony, the San Diego Festival Orchestra, the Tupelo Symphony, as well as in numerous recital venues. He has toured Europe, performing Moussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” at the Budapest Spring Festival. This tour also took him to Vienna and Prague, where he played at the Lichtenstein Palace. He has recorded Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto with the Moravian Philharmonic, and has made numerous television appearances, including segments on CNN and CBS.
Arthur has explored many musical horizons, such as Broadway, rock, and experimental. He has performed in such shows as “Into the Woods”, “A Chorus Line”, and “Grease”. In 2011 he even joined forces with his sister Nomi, also an accomplished pianist and singer, to create a video game tribute band, honoring one of his favorite pastimes.