Piano and Cello Recital: Anastasya Terenkova & Pavel Gomziakov

Piano & Cello Recital: Anastasya Terenkova & Pavel Gomziakov 

Doors: 6.30pm; start: 7pm; there will be drinks following the recital and a short interval

PROGRAMME

Chopin - Mazurka Op. 24 n. 2

Scarlatti- Sonata K 24

Chopin- Mazurka Op. 17 n. 4

Scarlatti- Sonata K 141

 Liszt- "Rigoletto" Paraphrase ( piano solo)

Brahms- Sonata for cello and piano in e-minor Op. 38

INTERVAL

Bach-Rachmaninov - "Prelude, Gavotte and Gigue" from Violin Partita n'3 in mi-major ( piano solo)

Shostakovich- Sonata for cello and piano in d-minor Op. 40

Anastasya Terenkova (Piano)

“…Anastasya Terenkova is an artist whose breathtaking performance, style and elegance stand out among the younger generation of world pianists today...” 

Born in Moscow, Anastasya started playing piano at the age of six in the famous Moscow Gnessin Special Music School, giving her first recital at the age of eleven.  In 2001 Anastasya enrolled in The Paris National Superior Conservatory of Music and Dance, where she completed her classical training – including the prestigious postgraduate courses “Perfectionnement” and “Artist Diploma”– studying with professors Georges Pludermacher, Francois Frederic Guy and Itamar Golan (chamber music) and from 2004 with Jacques Rouvier.

 A “ravishing pianist,” (Diapazon magazine) Anastasya has received international critical acclaim and numerous awards, including the 2nd Prize at the Cincinnati International World Piano Competition, USA, the 1st Prize at the Dorothy MacKenzie Artist Recognition Award, USA, and the prestigious 2010 “Gawon” International Music Award, Seoul, South Korea.  Award and scholarship winner from numerous institutions, such as the Meyer Foundation, the Nadia et Lili Boulanger Foundation and the ADAMI Foundation, she is a proud recipient of a “Bluthner” grand piano from the Arnold Reinhold Foundation.

She has performed at renowned festivals such as the Chopin Festival in Paris, “Bluthner Piano Series” in Leipzig, Trestler Music Series in Montreal, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia, Spain, Annecy Classic Festival, and at venues including the Thèatre des Champs Elysées, Salle Gaveau, “Cité de la Musique”, Auditorium du Louvre, Auditorium du Musée d’Orsay, Theatre “Les Bouffes du Nord” in Paris, the Rachmaninov and the Small Halls of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, UNISA Grand Concert Hall in Pretoria, Lindor Auditorium in Johannesbourg, the Aaronoff Performing Arts Center in Cincinnati, Mannes Concert Hall in New York, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia, Sejong Performing Art Center, Seoul, Monte Carlo Opera, Cairo Opera house.  She successfully toured in North America and in South Africa, both to great critical acclaim.

Anastasya regularly records for the radio and television.  An accomplished soloist, she is also a devoted chamber musician. For many years, she has been collaborating with prize-winning cellist Georgi Anichenko.  Anastasya was recently invited to give piano master classes at “Paris International piano master-classes”, hosted by Yamaha Artist Center in Paris as well as The International Keyboard Institute and Festival 2014 in New York.

 Pavel Gomziakov (Cello)

 "This was a hugely impressive debut by a young musician who is clearly on his way to having a major career." Chicago Classical Review, Lawrence A. Johnson

 Spotted by Maria Joao Pires, cellist Pavel Gomziakov made a Chopin recording with her for Deutsche Grammophon (released in 2009, it received a Grammy Award nomination). Together they have performed numerous times throughout Europe, the Far East, and South America in all the most prestigious venues such as Theatre des Champs-Elysees (Paris), Victoria Hall (Geneva), Teatro Real (Madrid), Köln Philharmonie, Konzerthaus (Vienna), CCB (Lisbon) and Sumida Tryphony Hall (Tokyo). Pavel Gomziakov made a “spectacular” US debut in April 2010 with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Trevor Pinnock.

He has played in England, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Brazil, Canada, the USA, Japan – for orchestras as diverse as the New Japan Philharmonic, London Chamber Orchestra, Orchestre National de Montpellier, Kansai Philharmonic Orchestra and Orchestre National de Lille, led by conductors such as Jesus Lopez Cobos, Christopher Wareen-Green, Trevor Pinnock and many others.  In Russia, he was invited by Valery Gergiev to perform at the White Nights Festival. 

Pavel Gomziakov is also a sought-after partner for chamber music. He regularly collaborates with artists such as Augustin Dumay, Louis Lortie, Vanessa Wagner.  He recorded Saint-Saëns’ Cello concerto n°1 and La Muse et le Poète with the Kansai Philharmonic Orchestra and Augustin Dumay for ONYX (released in 2012).

Pavel was born in the city of Tchaikovsky in the Ural region of Russia. He began cello studies at the age of nine. At the age of fourteen he moved to Moscow where he studied at the Gnessin School, and, later, at the Moscow State Conservatory, with Prof. Dmitri Miller.

In 2000 he continued his studies with Prof. Natalia Schakhovskaya at the Escuela Superior de Musica Reina Sofia, Madrid. Later he graduated from the “cycle de perfectionnement” of the Paris National Conservatory, class of Philippe Muller. He is a winner of various international competitions.

TICKET PRICES INCLUDE DRINKS

Please arrive on time: due to the nature of this event booked and reserved tickets will be released after 15 minutes from the beginning of the concert.

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