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Ilya Yakushev
piano recital

Sunday, March 25, 2012, 7:00 PM
Roswell Cultural Arts Center

Ilya Yakushev, a winner of many international piano competitions and awards such as the 2005 World Piano Competition in Cincinnati, OH, the Mayor of St. Petersburg's Young Talents Award (1997), First Prize at the Donostia Hiria International Piano Competition in San Sebastian, Spain (1997 and 1998), and a recipient of the prestigious Gawon International Music Society’s Award in Seoul, Korea.

Concert Program

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Sonata in C-sharp minor “Quasi una fantasia”
Op. 27, No. 2 (“Moonlight Sonata”)

Frederick Chopin (1810-1849)
Mazurka in A minor, Op. 17, No. 4
Ballade No. 2 in F major, Op. 38

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
arr. Ferruccio Busoni (1866-1924)
Chaconne in D minor
(from Partita No. 2, BWV 1004)


"Mr. Yakushev can do just about anything he wants."

Anne Midgette, The New York Times

Adagio sostenuto
Presto agitato

Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881)
Pictures at an Exhibition

The Old Castle
Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks
Samuel Goldenberg and Schmuyle
The Marketplace in Limoges
The Catacombs
Cum mortuis in lingua mortua
The Hut of Baba-Yaga
The Great Gate of Kiev

Exclusive interview
with Ilya Yakushev
by Bozena Zaremba

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Frederick Chopin
Mazurka in A minor, Op. 17, No. 4