Johann Sebastian Bach – English Suite No. 2 in A minor, BWV 807
Ludwig van Beethoven – Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op.109
Claude Debussy – Suite bergamasque
Maurice Ravel, arr. Vyacheslav Gryaznov – La valse
Franz Liszt – Mephisto Waltz No. 1, S. 514
The remarkable Russian pianist and composer Vyacheslav Gryaznov has performances in China, Australia, France, U.S., Russia, Poland, Ukraine, the Netherlands, Croatia, and Belgium this year. And Vashon Island!
“Slava” returns to Vashon Center for the Arts for his second engagement with us.
Vyacheslav graduated with honors both from the Central Music School of the Moscow Conservatory, and the Moscow Conservatory. He continued at the Moscow Conservatory as a post-graduate, and was on its teaching faculty. He later completed Yale University School of Music’s Artist Diploma program under Professor Boris Berman.
He is an Artist of the Moscow Philharmonic Society and is an Artist-in-Residence with The Drozdoff Society in the U.S. Recent performances include Berliner Philharmonie; Carnegie Hall; Ehrbar Hall in Vienna; National Center for the Arts, Mexico City; soloist with the Atlantic Classical Orchestra; Moscow Philharmonic; RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra; and Dnipro Philharmonic.
Vyacheslav Gryaznov has authored more than 30 concert arrangements and in 2014 signed a publishing contract with Schott Music (Germany). In 2018, he released a CD of his Russian Transcriptions on the Steinway & Sons label.
Pre-concert talk at 6:30 pm.
Tickets: $32-$40 ($30 senior, $28 member, $15 youth)