Part I: The Art of the Piano: Victoria Korchinskaya-Kogan, piano

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Part I: The Art of the Piano:

Victoria Korchinskaya-Kogan, piano

Part II: Beethoven Violin Sonatas

Atis Bankas, violin

Sunday October 6, 2019 at 2 pm

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Program

Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

Arabesque in C-major, Op.18

Frühlingsnacht Op.39 No.12

Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)

Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise Brillante in E-Flat major, Op.22

Mazurka in A-flat major, Op.24, No.3

Mazurka in B-minor, Op.30, No.2

Mazurka in C-major, Op.67, No.3

Mazurka in F-minor, Op.68, No.4

Etude in C-minor, Op.25, No.12 (Ocean)


INTERMISSION

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Violin Sonata No.1 in D-major, Op.12, No.1

Violin Sonata No.8 in G-major, Op.30, No.3



Victoria Korchinskaya-Kogan

Praised as “an admirably gifted performer’’ by Yuri Temirkanov, “a pianist of great talent, having extraordinary skills and boundless musicality” by Mikhail Pletnev and a “true artist” by Yefim Bronfman, Victoria is the winner of The Stravinsky Piano Competition at the age of 13, Andorra Piano Competition, E-Piano Competition in Minneapolis and I International Piano Competition In Korea among others.

As a soloist, Victoria has performed with major orchestras in concert halls such as the Big Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, Concertgebouw, Koeln Philharmonic, Nuernberg Meistersinger Hall, Teatro di San Carlo in Naples, Salle Pleyel in Paris and concertized throughout Russia, USA, Canada, Germany, Italy, Austria, Spain, Netherlands, Turkey, Egypt, France, Azerbaijan and Korea under the baton of Mikhail Pletnev, Mark Gorenstein, Pavel Kogan, Arnold Katz, Nikolai Alekseev, Maxim Shostakovich, Vladimir Ziva, Alexander Vedernikov, Mark Russell Smith, Charles Ansbacher and Laurent Petitgirard.

Two recent recordings featuring Beethoven Piano Concertos by Victoria Korchinskaya-Kogan were released under Art Classic Company label and received critical acclaim for its distinguished imagination and stylistic precision.

Born in Moscow, 1978, the granddaughter of the famous violinists Leonid Kogan and Elizaveta Gilels, Victoria started to play the piano at the age of 5. One year later she debuted at the Small Hall of the Moscow Conservatory. Her mother Prof. Dr. Nina Kogan works at the Moscow Conservatory. Her uncle Pavel Kogan is a Russian violinist and conductor who currently leads the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra.

Atis Bankas

Violin Canadian-Lithuanian violinist extraordinaire, Mr. Bankas has performed as a soloist in Canada, Europe, the United States, Korea, Japan, the former Soviet Union, and with orchestras under the direction of Nejme Jarvi, Iona Brown, Andrew Davis, and JoAnn Falletta among many others. Chamber music collaborators include pianists A. Laplante, S. Goodyear, R. Silverman, R. McDonald, N. Kogan, among many others. Atis Bankas is dedicatee of numerous new works by composers such as G. Kulesha, H. Freedman, D. Varelas, M. Bronner, V. Bartulis, A. Navakas, G. Samsonas, D. Hyman, S. Burbi, A. Shenderovas, P. Tiefenbach, and many others.

On international scene 2017-18 season highlights include solo and chamber music performances in Czech Republic, Germany, Italy and Lithuania. Atis Bankas s the first violinist of the Gould String Quartet, member of Potsdam Trio, and leader of Ensemble CamerAtis.

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