Our friends at Piano Works in Deluth GA invited us to this concert, thought I'd share it with you...
Meet Pianist Valentina Lisitsa
We would like you to join is in welcoming Bösendorfer Artist Valentina Lisitsa to PianoWorks on October 11 at 7:00 p.m. Valentina is currently touring the world following her groundbreaking solo recital at London's Royal Albert Hall. The evenings activities will include the Atlanta CD/DVD release of that concert. Take home a signed copy!
Where: PianoWorks, 2805 Buford Hwy, Duluth, GA 30096. For Directions
When: Thursday, October 11th 2012
Time: Doors open at 6:30, concert at 7:00 pm
RSVP: Admission is FREE, but seating is limited. Please RSVP with number of guests to Linda or Sam at 770.623.0683 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
More About Valentina...
Valentina is one of our rare Bösendorfer artists and a great friend to do this for us. We simply wish to share this intimate musical experience. http://www.valentinalisitsa.comhttp://www.youtube.com/valentinalisitsa
From IMG Artists: With her multi-faceted playing described as "dazzling", Valentina Lisitsa is at ease in a vast repertoire ranging from Bach and Mozart to Shostakovich and Bernstein. Her orchestral repertoire alone includes more than forty concerti. She admits to having a special affinity for the music of Rachmaninoff and Beethoven and continues to add to her vast repertoire each season. In May 2010, Valentina Lisitsa performed the Dutch premiere of Rachmaninoff’s “New 5th” Concerto in her debut with the Rotterdam Philharmonic, and in August 2011 made her debut with the Orchestra Sinfonica Brasileira under the baton of Maestro Lorin Maazel. In June 2012, Ms. Lisitsa had her recital debut at the Royal Albert Hall in London. The performance was streamed live on her YouTube channel and a recording of the concert was released on iTunes as well as on DVD by Decca Classics.
Previous highlights include debuts with the Chicago Symphony, Seattle Symphony, WDR Cologne, Seoul Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony and the Pittsburgh Symphony, collaborating with conductors Manfred Honeck, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, and Jukka-Pekka Saraste, among others. Her 11-12 season featured debut performances with the Helsinki Philharmonic, the Colorado Symphony and recitals at Ravinia, Festival of the Arts Boca, Teatro de Colon in Buenos Aires and the Casals Festival.
Ms. Lisitsa has recorded 3 independently released DVDs, including her best-selling set of Chopin's 24 Etudes, which long held the coveted #1 spot on the Amazon music video list. A champion in the use of new media, Ms. Lisitsa pushes traditional boundaries to reach out to audiences around the globe. With more than 45 million YouTube channel views, Valentina Lisitsa is one of the most sought-after classical musicians on the Web. Last summer, thousands of music fans worldwide witnessed bedazzled the live broadcast of Ms. Lisitsa’s practice sessions, allowing her to show a different aspect of her artistic persona. For two weeks, world audiences watched Ms. Lisitsa learn and prepare to the utmost detail almost 4 hours of new music in daily 14 hour long sessions. Similar initiatives followed for the recording sessions of her upcoming CD’s, receiving the enthusiastic approval and support from fans around the world. In addition, Ms. Lisitsa has recently completed recordings of the complete concerti of Rachmaninoff and Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini with the London Symphony Orchestra under conductor Michael Francis.
Valentina Lisitsa records exclusively for Decca Classics.