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The Rising Stars Piano Series Presents Igor Lovchinsky

Dec 8 2012 - 7:00pm

Distinguished Pianofest Guest Artist Igor Lovchinsky will perform Frederic Chopin's Nocturne in E-flat major Op. 9 No.2, Ballade in F minor Op. 52 and Nocturne in C sharp minor Op. Posth as well as Sergei Prokofiev's Sonata #7 in B-flat major, Op. 83 and Franz Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody #2 (arr. Vladimir Horowitz).

This performance is generously sponsored by The Albert and Jane Ross Foundation.

Tickets: $ 15 general admission available in advance online at the "buy ticket" tab on top of the page.
Students under 21 are free of charge.

" of the most inspired performances...I have heard..."
"Lovchinsky is a compelling communicator with a complete grasp of the ecstatic and mystic elements..."
Gramophone Magazine, UK | January 2009

"His style of playing embodies transparency and lightness."
"The way he plays...with elegance and rapturous beauty, is absolutely grandiose."
Piano Magazine (Germany) | September 2008

"Lovchinsky's impressive debut recording is chock-full of an elder statesman's virtuosity."
"Lovchinsky's knuckle-busting feels purposeful and meditative, the brand of a modest but limitlessly talented musician."
" steady a hand as a Walter Gieseking or Martha Argerich..."
Time Out International (Chicago) | December 2008

"an outstandingly beautiful tone, a real feeling for movement and rhythm, and a love of virtuosity"
"A stunning debut."
MusicWeb International Record Review | April 2008
"...a virtuosic marvel..."
Nuvo (Indianapolis) | February 2009

"...[Lovchinsky] incited standing ovations and tears of joy..."
"...His overflowing talent disputes his youth and at just 23 years, he has the facility and elegance of a matured pianist..." | October 2008

"a young pianist to watch"
AllMusic | May 2008

"…profoundly communicative…" and "…wonderfully poignant…"
"The final movement [of Rachmaninov's 2nd Sonata], in Mr. Lovchinsky's hands, had a mercurial tension moving toward a red-blooded dynamism that was almost wild with abandon, the notes ricocheting from the keyboard. Or so it seemed except that it was understood that he always had the most exquisite control over his instrument."
The Southampton Press | April 27, 2006

"...mesmerizing and fiery…a magnificent talent…"
Polish Daily News | October 10, 2003


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