Van Cliburn Silver Medalist, Valery Kuleshov, performs an "all Russian" program for the opening night of SKI/Colorado (Summer Keyboard Institute) Monday, Aug. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Griffin Concert Hall. The spectacular program includes the orchestral Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasy arranged for piano by the Belgium composer, a group of Rachmaninov songs arranged for piano by Earl Wild, a series of Etudes & Preludes by Scriabin, and the monumental Pictures at an Exhibition by Modest Musorgsky. This unusual recital with rarely heard masterpieces is not to be missed!
A silver medalist at the 1993 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, Valery Kuleshov's spectacular career has included performances in the best concert halls in Russia as well as in Europe, Australia, Japan, New Zealand and the United States. His concert appearances have included performances with numerous symphony orchestras of Moscow and St. Petersburg, as well as orchestras in Chicago, San Francisco, Miami, Dallas, Memphis, Pasadena, Montevideo, Santo Domingo and Birmingham, England.
His international festival and recital appearances include two performances at Carnegie Hall in New York, as well as concerts in Washington, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Pasadena, Helsinki, Montpellier, Munich, Bonn, Milan, Rimini and Davos. In addition, Mr. Kuleshov travels throughout Russia every year and performs sold-out recitals and symphony appearances in the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, as well as in other cities.
Mr. Kuleshov's discography includes eight CDs, one of which includes his award-winning performance at the Ninth Van Cliburn Competition which was released on CD worldwide on the Philips label.
The most recent CD, Valery Kuleshov Plays Liszt, was recorded in 2006 on the Vai Audio label and is available on Amazon.com.
Monday, August 06, 2012 7:30 PM MT
Griffin Concert Hall, UCA
CSU Students: $15
Please note: IDs will be checked at the door for ALL tickets.