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The Last Romantic with Nadejda Vlaeva
Sun, March 20, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm$30.00 / $25.00 / $20.00
Relive the golden era of great Romantic piano playing that inspired an entire generation of musicians. Pianist Nadedja Vlaeva, winner of the Grand Prix Liszt du Disque, plays music in the grand manner of Franz Liszt, the super-virtuosity of Leopold Godowsky, and the nostalgia of the last great Russian Romantics – Sergei Bortkiewicz and Vladimir Drozdoff.
BORTKIEWICZ Lyrica Nova, Op.59; 3 Mazurkas, Op.64; Fantasy Pieces, Op.61
RAMEAU/GODOWSKY Sarabande, Menuet (Gigue), Elegie, Tambourin
DROZDOFF Bluette, Scherzo Valse, Sonata Lacrimosa
LISZT Hungarian Rhapsody No.9 “Carnival in Pest”
MEET THE MUSICIAN
Nadejda Vlaeva has performed as a soloist and with orchestras throughout the world, with recitals at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and Merkin Hall. Her disc of Bach Transcriptions for Hyperion Records was selected as “Instrumental CD of the Month” by BBC Music Magazine, and was awarded the prestigious Grand Prix Liszt du Disque (previously given to Maurizio Pollini, Alfred Brendel, and Gyorgy Cziffra) for her “Piano Music of Liszt” album.
She recorded the soundtrack for the documentary “In Search of Cezanne” produced by Academy Award winner Allan Miller, and has given World Premieres of works by American composer Lowell Lieberman. Her latest CD, Piano Music of Sergei Bortkiewicz, includes some newly discovered works and was released by Hyperion in 2016. Ms. Vlaeva is a Yamaha Artist.
In Advance: $25 General/$20 Member
Day of Show: $30 General/$25 Member