104. Michael Kaykov & Yi-Chung Huang, piano

Saturday, March 30th, 2024 @6pm

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Salon Concerts at Klavierhaus
Jed Distler, artistic director

Michael Kaykov & Yi-Chung Huang
, piano

Saturday, March 30th, 2024 @6pm

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

Franz Liszt

Hungarian Rhapsodies, S. 244, No. 17
, S197a
Elegy No. 2, S.197

Transcendental Études
, S.139, No. 4 “Mazeppa”

Années de pèlerinage
Première année: Suisse, S.160
i. Chapelle de Guillaume Tell

Deuxième année: Italie, S.161
vi. Sonetto 123 del Petrarca
Troisième année, S.163
ii. Aux cyprès de la Villa d'Este I: Thrénodie

Bagatelle sans tonalité, S. 216a
Impromptu, S. 191
Grand galop chromatique, S. 219

Michael Kaykov, piano

~ Intermission ~

Ferruccio Busoni
Fantasia Contrappuntistica, BV. 256

Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji
Sonata No. 1, KSS. 20

Yi-Chung Huang, piano

American pianist and educator Dr. Michael Kaykov was born into a musical family and gave his first public performance at the age of six. At seven, he enrolled at the Special Music School of America (New York City).

Dr. Kaykov teaches at Virtu.Academy and the Harlem School of the Arts (New York City).

He has earned his undergraduate degree from Mannes College of Music, studying with professor Jerome Rose, and Masters from the Juilliard School, where he studied with Jerome Lowenthal.

In 2020, he earned his DMA at the Manhattan School of Music, studying with Dr. Marc Silverman and writing his dissertation on the Scriabin Etudes under the guidance of renowned Fulbright scholar and musicologist Dr. Edward Green.

Dr. Kaykov has performed as a soloist in USA, Europe and Asia. He worked closely with the late Glen Roven, two-time Emmy winning composer, lyricist, conductor and producer.

Michael's articles on Scriabin's music have been published (in English) in the International Review of the Aesthetics and Sociology of Music (IRASM, Croatian Musicological Society), and Problemy Muzykal’noj Nauki (PMN, Russia).

Michael Kaykov is a Steinway Educational Partner. His albums are published by Zenith Classical and Odradek Records.