OFJCC, Schultz Cultural Arts Hall, Palo Alto Palo Alto, CA
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Alexey Botvinov (piano) in recital
The most famous Ukrainian pianist, Botvinov is one of the best specialists in Rachmaninoff music worldwide. But his deeply expressed, suggestive artistic interpretations of all major piano styles make him extraordinary performer whatever he plays. There are more than 30 piano concertos on his extremely broad repertoire, among others such rare played like Prokofiev N.2 or Rachmaninoff N.4. He is probably the only pianist who performed Bach masterpiece "Goldberg Variations" more than 200 times on stage. Alexey Botvinov is a winner of the first Rachmaninoff Competition in Moscow, the eighth International Bach Competition in Leipzig and the very first Clara-Schumann-Competition in Düsseldorf.
Alexey Botvinov performed all over the world: Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur ,Jakarta, Taiwan , Germany, Austria, Russia, Israel, Poland, Switzerland, Italy, France, Spain, Great Britain, Finland, Holland, Poland, Japan, Canada, South Africa and many other countries.
Lately Alexey Botvinov performs with The Zürich Symphony Orchestra .
This is first Botvinov's West Coast performance.
Program: Bach - Busoni "Chaconne" D-Minor Chopin Nocturne B-Minor Noctutne C-Minor Ballade N 1 G-Minor -----------intermission-------- Rachmaninoff Elegy 5 Preludes 2 Etudes- tableaux 3 Romances, arranged for piano solo by A.Botvinov: "Hallo" "It's so good here" "Spring waters"
OFJCC, Schultz Cultural Arts Hall, Palo Alto (View)
3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA 94303