december, 2019

11dec12:15 pm- 1:00 pmInga Kashakashvili, Piano12:15 pm - 1:00 pm CST Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural CenterPrograms:Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts

Event Details

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts

Inga Kashakashvili, piano

Waltz in C Major, Op. 39, No. 9 (2’)
Muzio Clementi (1752 – 1832)

Waltz in A-Flat Major, Op. 38 (5’)
Alexander Scriabin (1871 – 1915)

2 Waltzes (2004) (2’)
Valentin Silvestrov (b. 1937)

Waltz (3’)
James Carlson (b. 1946)

Waltz: Cinderella and the Prince from 6 Pieces from Cinderella, Op. 102 (6’)
Sergei Prokofiev (1891 – 1953)

Waiting for Chopin (2’)
Richard Danielpour (b. 1956)

Waltz in A Minor, Op. 34 No. 2 (5’)
Frédéric Chopin (1810 – 1849)

Night Waltz (5’)
George Oakley (b. 1979)

Waltz from The Christmas Tree, Op. 21 (2’)
Vladimir Rebikov (1866 – 1920)

Valsa da Dor (5’) 
Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887 – 1959)

Georgian born pianist Inga Kashakashvili has performed at major venues around the world, among them Carnegie Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Le Poisson Rouge, Steinway Hall, Merkin Hall at Kaufman Center, Lyric Opera (Chicago), Barbican Centre (London), Tradegar House (Newport, UK), Opera House and Tbilisi Center for Music and Culture (Georgia). 

Acclaimed reviewers have praised her performance as “a stellar soloist” (Gramophone),“excellent” (New York Concert Review), “persuasive, authoritative—much to the delight of the audience” (Hudson Falls). 

In October of 2018, NAXOS records released CD album “Wanderer” worldwide, on which Ms. Kashakashvili plays a major role as a performer of recorded and premiered George Oakley’s Sonata for cello and piano, Four Songs based on Shakespeare Sonnets for mezzo soprano and piano and Toccata for solo piano. 

Ms. Kashakashvili is a prizewinner of numerous international competitions, including the Artists International Auditions and the Jacob Flier International Piano Competition in New York and the Newport International Competition for Young Pianists in Wales. She has participated in prestigious music festivals including the Fête de La Musique in conjunction with the French-American Piano Society and Steinway & Sons at Sofitel in New York, the United Sounds of America in Chicago, PianoSummer at New Paltz in New York, and the Leipzig Music Festival in Germany. 

Ms. Kashakashvili’s teachers have included Nino Katamadze, Eteri Andjaparidze, Vladimir Feltsman. For more information, please visit www.ingakashakashvili.com. 

Time

(Wednesday) 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm CST

Location

Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center

78 E Washington Street, Chicago, IL 60605

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