Sparkill Concert Series Presents: In Celebration of a Great Artist on December 9th, 2018

SPARKILL CONCERT SERIES & GET CLASSICAL present: “In Celebration of a Great Artist,” an all-Tchaikovsky program with pianist, Vassily Primakov, violinist, Filip Pogády, cellist, Yves Dharamraj; and guest artists, Oxana Mikhailoff and Asiya Korepanova. Asiya will also display her original artwork – a collection of 18 drawings – inspired by each of the pieces that make up Tchaikovsky’s up Op.72. Marking the 120th anniversary of Tchaikovsky’s death, the program will encompass his solo piano...
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Schumann – The Complicated Genius Sparkill Concert Series SUN, APRIL 28 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Sparkill Concert Series presents: Schumann – The Complicated Genius (Pre-Concert lecture Dr. Lisa Yui) Oxana Mikhailoff and Vassily Primakov have known each other for nearly 30 years. Both spent their formidable years at the Moscow State Conservatory under the tutelage of the legendary professor, Vera Gornostaeva. Sharing these experiences created an unbreakable bond between these two pianists that inspires them to perform such substantial programs educating and entertaining their audiences. Complete Piano Sonatas. Sonata #1...
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Thriving on the efforts of its musical community: the Manchester Music Festival

Photo: by Ilona Oltuski – GetClassical – Banner of the festival at its concert’s summer home at the Southern Vermont Arts Center’s Arkell Pavillion Not unlike its esteemed neighbors, Marlboro Music, which has, for decades, built itself upon its master-performers’ reputation, or Yellow Barn, with its annual workshop geared to foster artistic growth, the Manchester Music Festival counts on  Vermont’s  bucolic Mountain views for its splendorous atmospheric stage-scenery. During its six-week full scholarship summer...
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Lavrova-Primakov Duo – Rachmaninoff- Duo Repertoire Concert And CD Release

The Lavrova-Primakov Piano Duo will release their latest recording on their own LP Classics label just in time to celebrate Sergei Rachmaninoff’s birthday on April 1st; the recording will include both of Rachmaninoff’s monumental two-piano suites, written earlier in his life while he still lived in Russia (1893 & 1901 respectively).  The CD release paves the way for the duo’s much-anticipated May 20th concert at Merkin Hall. The concert will also include works by Franz Liszt, Alexander...
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Vassily Primakov performs an All-Chopin piano recital at Carnegie's Zankel Hall

Russian pianist Vassily Primakov believes that his upcoming Chopin recital at Zankel Hall on April 19th represents “a turning point” in his life. The date happens to have special significance for the artist, who feels he has arrived at a transitional moment in his career. “It was my mother’s birthday,” he says, “and I wanted to celebrate that for a long time with a concert, honoring her utmost love and guidance that lives on...
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Get Classical lauch at the Rose Bar May 6th – update- Terrance McKnight, WQXR's acclaimed radio host joins Get Classical's launch as emcee

Where: Gramercy Park Hotel, Rose Bar (one drink min.required) When: May 6th, 6 pm. RSVP at getclassicalrosebar@gmail.com The launch of Get Classical at the Rose Bar, an intimate evening of classical performance and commentary over aperitifs, brings the grandeur of the 19th-century salon to the 21st-century lounge. Hosted by Ilona Oltuski of GetClassical.org, Get Classical reflects a changing cultural landscape within the classical scene and reaches out to a new listener, creating a bridge...
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Pianists Natalia Lavrova and Vassily Primakov – Sharing a deep connection — four-hands together!

Pianists Vassily Primakov and Natalia Lavrova are very much their own acts. But they became close partners when they debuted their Arensky CD and, in the process, founded their own record label, LP Classics, Inc. Since then, they’ve performed as a duo, as they will on May 6 at Get Classical’s inaugural concert series event at New York’s Rose Bar.But their friendship began much earlier, back in 1999, when the two pianists were freshmen...
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Get Classical at the Rose Bar on May 6, 2012

New York, New York  – Get Classical will be launching their first program on May 6th, 6 pm at the Rose Bar at the Gramercy Park Hotel at 2 Lexington Avenue.  An alternative experience as a welcomed addition to its traditional presentation, Get Classical invites many new fans to the classical genre, launching its first event on May 6th. at the tastefully styled,  eclectic Rose Bar. Get Classical’s vision of an intimate presentation of...
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Pianist Konstantin Soukhovetski: Eine Schillernde Persoenlichkeit

Klickt man Konstantin Soukhovetskis Facebook-Seite an, dann erfährt man: Der Konzertpianist hat einen Bachelor, einen Magister in Musik und auch ein sogenanntes Artist-Diplom der renommierten Juilliard School in New York. Wenn man ihn dann persönlich trifft, findet man sehr schnell heraus, dass sein Talent und seine Aktivitäten keineswegs nur auf das Klavier beschränkt sind. Es sieht fast so aus, als ob der charmante und eindeutig unkonventionelle 29-jährige Pianist die Gravitas seiner Musik mit Erfahrungen...
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Pianist Konstantin Soukhovetski:Shimmering Personality and Gleaming Artistry

Go to Konstantin Soukhovetski’s Facebook profile and you‘ll learn that this concert pianist has a Bachelor of Music and a Masters degree, as well as an Artist Diploma from the distinguished Juilliard School in New York City. But when you meet Konstantin in person, you’ll soon find out that his talents and activities are far from being limited to the piano. It almost looks like the charming and distinctly unconventional 29-year-old is seeking to...
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