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Sergey Musaelyan


Sergey Musaelyan Piano Recital Friday 15 July 2016 at 8:00pm The Berkeley Hillside Club is honored to present the brilliant Russian pianist, Sergey Musaelyan, performing classics from three centuries, including sonatas from Haydn and Prokofiev, as well as pieces by Chopin. Don't miss this remarkable artist performing in our historic and acoustically-excellent hall. The Artist: Sergey Musaelyan - piano --

The Program: Josef Haydn (1732-1809) Keyboard Sonata No.47 in B minor, Hob.XVI:32 (1776?) Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953) Piano Sonata No.7 in B♭ Major, Op.83 (1939-1942) Frederick Chopin (1810-1849) Ballade No.1 in G minor, Op.23 (1835-1836) 4 Preludes, Op.28 Scherzo No.2 in B♭ minor, Op.31 (1837)

About the Artist:

The internationally acclaimed Russian pianist, Sergey Musaelyan, was born in 1950, to a respected piano teacher in the Moscow Central Music School for gifted and talented children, which he attended. After graduation he entered the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory and studied there under the celebrated pianist, Jakob Flier, whose tradition of performing and teaching he has since pursued. He is an Honored Artist of Russia and the winner of numerous International piano competitions. He has performed solo recitals and concertos with orchestras in some of the most prestigious concert halls in the world, and under the baton of such conductors as Vladimir Ashkenazi, Valery Georgiev and many others. Musaelyan was named the Person of the Year by the US Biography Reference Center in 1995, and was featured in the 2012 documentary film. "Pianism," by Ivan Tverdovsky. Performances: Sergei Musaelyan plays Rachmaninoff Concerto No.3 Sergei Musaelyan plays Sergei Prokofiev Sonata No.7

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