Pianist Vassily Primakov to Give Free Recital Tonight at Lincoln Center

Classic Arts News   Pianist Vassily Primakov to Give Free Recital Tonight at Lincoln Center
 
Twenty-seven-year-old Russian pianist Vassily Primakov will perform a free concert tonight on the North Plaza of Lincoln Center.

His all-Chopin program will include the Barcarolle in F-sharp major, Op. 60, two Waltzes and the four Ballades.

Primakov is a 2002 Young Concert Artist winner; he was also a laureate at the Gina Bachauer and Cleveland International Piano Competitions, among others. He has performed with the Moscow Philharmonic, the San Diego Symphony, the Colorado Springs Symphony and the San Diego Symphony, and given recitals in Switzerland, Romania, Russia and Japan.

Primakov was born in Moscow in 1979. He entered Moscow's Central Special Music School at age 11 and studied with Vera Gornostayeva. He came to New York to study with Jerome Lowenthal at Juilliard at 17, and received his bachelor's degree in 2002 and his master's in 2004.

The concert, presented by Lincoln Center Out of Doors, begins at 6:30 p.m.


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