26. Mikhail Voskresensky, piano

Sunday, October 9th, 2022 @ 7pm


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Sunday Evenings at Klavierhaus
Joe Patrych, artistic director

presents

26.
 

Mikhail Voskresenskii, piano

Sunday, October 9th, 2022 @ 7pm

Live at Klavierhaus
790 11th Avenue
New York, NY 10019


Livestream: YouTube

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Fantasy in D Minor, K. 397
Fantasy in C Minor, K. 475

Alexander Scriabin
Preludes, Op. 16, 17, 22
Three Pieces, Op. 2

Robert Schumann
Carnaval, Op. 9


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Famous Russian pianist, Mikhail Voskresensky for more than 60 years intensively continues to give concerts around the world. The top prize winner of Schumann international piano competition, Rio de Janeiro, Enescu in Bucharest and The First Van Cliburn competition, Voskresensky has captivated audience with his electrifying interpretations of the great piano literature of all styles.
 
Born in the city Berdyansk (Ukraine ), Voskresensky graduated from Moscow conservatory. His teachers were famous Lev Oborin (first prize winner of First Chopin Competition in Warsaw), Ilia Klyachko, Jacob Milstein, Boris Zemliansky and Leonid Roizman (organ). Voskresensky’s career began from performance of Chopin’s 2nd piano concerto in Warsaw with the Bolshoi theatre orchestra under the baton of Eugeny Svetlanov. In 1957 he played European premiere of Shostakovich Second concerto in Prague Spring Festival at the presence of composer himself, who gave him before several lessons personally.
 
In his YouTube channel “Mikhail Voskresensky - pianist” there are more than 100 video and records of his recitals and concertos with orchestra. The last live recordings: 27 piano concertos of Mozart and all his sonatas, all Beethoven’s concertos with the Choral Fantasy and many recitals.
 
Voskresensky is the distinguished professor of Moscow Tchaikovsky conservatory, head of chair of the piano faculty. Since 1992 his is also guest professor of Toho Gakuen School in Tokyo.
 
His pupils won more than 120 international prizes, including 61 gold medals. Between them Varvara Nepomniatschaya, Stanislav Igolinsky, Temirzhan Erzhanov, Yury Favorin, Alexander Guindin, Amir Tebenikhin, Sergei Koudriakov, Evelina Vorontsova, Alexey Nabiulin, Mikhail Yanovitsky, Oleg Marshev, Sergey Neller, Alexey Kurbatov, Yuri Martynov and many others…
 
He has adjudicated in many international competitions as well as Tchaikovsky and Scriabin (chairmen of jury)  competitions in Moscow.
 
Voskresensky was awarded the highest artistic title in Russia - People Artist of Russia (1989), the Japanese Medal of “the Rising Sun and Gold Rays”, awarded him by the Emperor of Japan.

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