VADYM KHOLODENKO

Vadym Kholodenko performing
Photo by Ralph Lauer

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Thursday, September 17, 2015, 8:00 pm
Bates Recital Hall
$10.00 - $38.00

Vadym Kholodenko
Gold Medalist
14th Van Cliburn International
Piano Competition

Presented in partnership with the piano studio of the Butler School of Music faculty artist, Anton Nel and KMFA

Ukrainian pianist and winner of the gold medal at the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, Vadym Kholodenko captured the attention of audience and critics alike for powerful performances marked by vibrant imagination and intelligence. The 27-year old pianist continues to build a reputation for interpretations that are impeccable, tasteful, vibrant, and imaginative.

In 2014, Mr. Kholodeko began a three-year artistic partnership with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra that includes performing and recording the complete Prokofiev piano concertos for Harmonia Mundi USA. Other highlights of the season include orchestra debuts with a number of American orchestras and solo recitals across the US, Japan, Europe, and Russia.

“Kholodenko was, well, awesome. Anyone who supposes that the Soviet school of pianism collapsed along with the empire will have to find another way of explaining the robust colour, vibrant rhythm and superb ear… This was not simply a display of grand tone and steely technique, but a case study in how to put such attributes to consistent musical use.” — Montreal Gazette

PROGRAM

Three Fairy Tales, Op. 42
Nikolai Medtner (1880–1951)

7 Fantasien, Op. 116
Johannes Brahms (1833–1897)

Capriccio in D Minor
Intermezzo in A Minor
Capriccio in G Minor
Intermezzo in E Major
Intermezzo in E Minor
Intermezzo in E Major
Capriccio in D Minor

— intermission —

Nachtstücke, Op. 23
Robert Schumann (1810–1856)

Mehr langsam, oft zurückhaltend
Markiert und lebhaft
Mit großer Lebhaftigkeit
Ad libitum–Einfach

Humoreske in B-flat Major, Op. 20
Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

Einfach
Hastig
Einfach und zart
Sehr lebhaft

CAMPUS & COMMUNITY EVENTS

  • Master Class
  • Piano with Vadym Kholodenko
    6 pm; Thursday, September 16, 2015
    Recital Studio, Butler School of Music
    Hosted by Anton Nel, Professor, Butler School of Music

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