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1917: The Last Flowering: Alexander Karpeyev

27 October 2017, 17:30


Recital

Chamber Music Early Evening


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Holywell Music Room

Holywell St
Oxford
OX1 3BN



This thrilling pianist, increasingly noted as an interpreter of the Russian 'Silver Age', performs works by Prokofiev, Rachmaninov and others, written between 1911 and 1917, including Stravinsky's virtuosic arrangement from Petrushka.

This event is part of a day exploring Russian song in the centenary of the Russian Revolution. The schedule for the day is as follows:

11.30am - 12.15pm - Revolution In Russia: Russian Music in the Twilight of the Russian Empire (Rebecca Mitchell, speaker)

1.10pm - Russian Romances Lunchtime recital (Katherine Broderick & Sergey Rybin)

2.45pm - 3.30pm - Revolution In Russia: Russian Music in the Age of Revolution (Pauline Fairclough, speaker)

4pm - 4.45pm - Revolution In Russia: Russian Song in the Age of Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov (Philip Ross Bullock, speaker)

5.30pm - 6.20pm - Rush-Hour Recital: 1917: The Last Flowering (Alexander Karpeyev)

7.30pm - 9.30pm - Evening Recital: Tchaikovsky (Andrei Bondarenko & Gary Matthewman)

10pm-11pm - Late-Night: Rachmaninov (Ilona Domnich & Sholto Kynoch)


Artist Portrait

Alexander Karpeyev

Alexander Karpeyev

Pianist

Alexander Karpeyev has been a major prizewinner in international piano competitions, including 1st prizes at the 2007 Dudley International Piano, the Norah Sande Award 2008 and Competition the 2006 Oxford Music Festival’s recital competition. He is also a laureate of the 1998 Ibla Grand Prize in Ragusa, Italy; the 2001 International Competition for Young Musicians in Enschede, Netherlands; the 2004 Competition “Arthur Rubinstein in memoriam” in Bydgoszcz, Poland; the 2004 Adilia Alieva International Piano Competition in Gai... Read Full Biography

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