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Sparkill Concerts Series: Vassily Primakov, piano, All Chopin Recital
Sun, June 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm$35 Online // $45 At Door (if available)
Sparkill Concert Series presents Vassily Primakov playing the music of his favorite composer, Chopin. This is a benefit concert for the 2022-2023 Sparkill Concert Series.
F. Chopin (1810-1849)
Fantasie in F Minor, op. 49
6 Selected Mazurkas
Sonata No. 2 Op. 35 ” Marche Funebre”
Waltz in B Minor, Op. 69, No.2
Waltz in A Flat Major, Op. 42
Scherzo No. 3 in C Sharp Minor, Op. 39
Barcarolle in F sharp Major, Op. 60
Ballade No. 2 in F major, Op. 38
Nocturne In C Minor, Op. 48, No.1
Polonaise in A Flat Major, Op. 53 “Heroic”
About Vassily Primakov
In recent years, Vassily Primakov has been hailed as a pianist of world class importance. In 1999, as a teen-aged prizewinner of the Cleveland International Piano Competition, Primakov was praised by Donald Rosenberg of the Cleveland Plain Dealer: “How many pianists can make a line sing as the Moscow native did on this occasion? Every poignant phrase took ethereal wing. Elsewhere the music soared with all of the turbulence and poetic vibrancy it possesses. We will be hearing much from this remarkable musician.”
Vassily Primakov has released numerous recordings for Bridge Records that include works by Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Chopin, Dvorak, Debussy, Tchaikovsky, Scriabin, Rachmaninoff, Philip Glass, Arlene Sierra and Poul Ruders.
In 2011, Mr. Primakov, along with Natalia Lavrova established a new and vibrant record company, L.P. Classics, Inc. Their first release was Anton Arensky: Four Suites for Two Pianos. Most recently, they released Primakov’s Live in Concert Album that includes works by Medtner, Schumann, Brahms’ Handel Variations and Ravel’s La Valse. www.lpclassics.net
In March 2012 Vassily Primakov became a Yamaha Artist.
Vassily Primakov is Artistic Director of Sparkill Concert Series since 2018 together with Oxana Mikhailoff.
– Capacity will be limited so purchase tickets now!
– Call to reserve a table for dinner after the concert: 845-359-6700**
– UAC/Roost follow Current NYS and CDC guidelines.
– As before, concerts take place on the second floor of the Arts Center, a fully renovated 100-yr old building without ADA access.
**Union Arts Center is now the home of the highly acclaimed Roost Restaurant, a casual American bistro providing elevated fare and an inventive cocktail list.