Ilya Yakushev - Salon Piano Series
Yakushev's performance will showcase Prokofiev's Piano Sonata No. 2, which, according to the New York Times, he plays with "both energy and brash humor."
- Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 8 ("Pathetique")
- Prokofiev Piano Sonata No. 2
- Schumann Carnaval Op. 9
A native of St Petersburg, Russia, Ilya Yakushev has performed in various major venues worldwide, including Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and Sejong Performing Arts Center in Seoul, Korea. He has played with orchestras such as the BBC Concert Orchestra, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and the Rochester Philharmonic. His performances as part of the San Francisco Symphony's 2007 "Prokofiev Festival" were included in the top ten classical music events of the year by the San Francisco Chronicle. Yakushev attended the Rimsky-Korsakov College of Music in his native St. Petersburg, Russia, and the Mannes College of Music in New York City, where he studied with legendary pianist Vladimir Feltsman. Since 2002, Yakushev has served as Executive Director of the International Keyboard Institute and Festival at the Mannes College in New York City.
Farley's House of Pianos (View)
6522 Seybold Road
Madison, WI 53719
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