Prize-winning Russian pianist debuts with PPO on Nov. 17

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Prize-winning Russian pianist Nikolay Khozyainov will debut with the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra as soloist in Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto  No. 2, Op. 18 on Friday, Nov. 17, 7:30 p.Cm.  at the Samsung Theater for Performing Arts in Circuit Makati.

Newly designated PPO music director Grzegorz Nowak will lead the orchestra in an evening of Russian composers.

Polish Conductor With Ppo
PPO music director Grzegorz Nowak

Program includes Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin: Polonaise,  Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op.18 and selections from  Prokofiev’s Romeo & Juliet.

A top prizewinner of the Dublin International Piano Competition and the Sydney International Piano Competition,  Khozyainov has performed at the Carnegie  Hall and Lincoln Center in New York, Kennedy Center in Washington, Wigmore Hall in London, The Louvre and Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Salle Gaveau in Paris, Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow, Tokyo’s Suntory Hall, and Sydney Opera House, among others.

Earlier, he was soloist of the  London Philharmonia Orchestra, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Czech National Symphony Orchestra, Russian State Symphony Orchestra, Russian Philharmonic Orchestra, The Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra, RTE National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, among other orchestra ensembles.

Born in Blagoveshchensk in 1992, a city in the Russian Far East, Khozyainov began to play the piano at the age of five and made his public debut with Handel’s  Piano Concerto at the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory. He graduated from the Moscow P.I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory with the Gold Medal and “The Best Student of the Year” award.

Tickets are priced at Php3,000 (Orchestra Center), Php2,000 (Orchestra Side), Php2,500 (Loge Center), Php1,500 (Loge Side), and Php800 (Balcony 1).

The PPO concert season is made possible with partners SSI Group, Inc., TBWA\SMP, Ascott Bonifacio Global City, and Lyf Malate Manila.

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