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MPRS presents SOFYA GULYAK - A Russian Fantasy
Fri, 21 October 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
The Master Piano Recital Series launches its 2016/17 with a dynamite Russian piano star.
Pianist Sofya Gulyak, at only 36 years of age, has been a mainstay on the world's stage for a decade. Top prize winner of the 2009 Leeds International Piano Competition - whose past winners include Jon Kimura Parker and Murray Perahia - she has performed at Salle Pleyel in Paris, the Moscow Conservatory and the Kennedy Center in Washington among many others. Hailed “a formidable artist” (The Guardian), this talented virtuoso has performed with many of the world’s greatest orchestras, including the London and Saint-Petersburg Philharmonic. A returning artist to the MPRS, Ms. Gulyak will present an A-list all-Russian program featuring Pletnev’s dazzling Nutcracker (Tchaikovsky) transcription.
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Anatoly Lyadov (1855-1914) - 3 Pieces, Op. 11
Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) - Nutcracker Suite (arr. Mikhail Pletnev)
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) - Prelude and Fugue in D-flat major, Op. 87 No. 15
Nikolai Medtner (1880-1951) - 4 Fairy tales, Op. 26
Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953) - Piano Sonata No. 6, Op. 82
Ticket Seating Options
Section A – An unobstructed view of the performer; house left (keyboard side), rows 1-5. Limit 40, general seating within section. $50/$45/$20
Section B – Front-row seating; house right, rows 1-5. Limit 40, general seating within section. $40/$35/$15
Section C – House left (keyboard side), rows 6-10. Limit 40, general seating within section. $40/$35/$15
Section D – The remainder of the main floor excluding sections A, B and C. General seating within section. $30/$25/$10
Section E (Balcony) – Great view, excellent sound. Limit 100, general seating within section. $40/$35/$15
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