Posted: 10/11/12

Steinway Series Presents Pianist Moutouzkine
in Concert Sunday at TAMIU

 Acclaimed pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine will perform in concert Sunday, Oct. 14 at 3 p.m. at Texas A&M International University’s Center for the Fine and Performing Arts Recital Hall as part of the University’s 2012-2013 Steinway Series.

Admission is free of charge and open to the public.

Sunday’s program will include selections by Beethoven, Liszt, Scriabin and Stravinsky.

The Russian-American pianist is the winner of many renowned piano competition awards, including top prizes at the Walter W. Naumburg, Cleveland, Montreal, and Arthur Rubinstein international competitions, among others. He is a winner of Astral Artists’ 2009 National Auditions.

The Astral recording artist holds a Master’s degree and post-graduate degrees from the Manhattan School of Music, where he studied with Solomon Mikowsky. He holds undergraduate degrees from the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hannover and Russia’s Nizhny Novgorod Music Academy. He is currently a teaching associate at the Manhattan School of Music.

This performance season he will play at Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and in chamber music concerts with violinist Mikhail Simonyan at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. and the Bremen Musikfest. Additional debut appearances will follow with the West Virginia Orchestra, Flint Symphony, and the Bay-Atlantic Symphony, and performances of “Between the Keys,” a program of the complete solo piano works of John Corigliano.

The Steinway Series is made possible by the support of the Fernando A. Salinas Charitable Trust, Ann and George Neel and TAMIU Housing and Residence Life.

Moutouzkine will also conduct a Master Class at TAMIU on Saturday morning at 10 a.m. in the Center for the Fine and Performing Arts.

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