Alexandre Tsomaia: Piano Recital

When:
June 3, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
2018-06-03T18:00:00-05:00
2018-06-03T18:15:00-05:00
Where:
PianoForte Studios
1335 South Michigan Ave
Chicago
IL 60605
Alexandre Tsomaia: Piano Recital @ PianoForte Studios

Hailed as “Particularly impressive” by the Wall Street Journal, Alexandre Tsomaia, made his debut at the Newport Festival in Rhode Island, where he premiered 24 preludes of the Georgian composer Sulkhan Tsintsadze in North America. At a young age he appeared as soloist with several orchestras in Georgia, as well as in solo recitals. At the age of 14, he was accepted at the Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan. During his time in the United States, he has appeared as a featured soloist at the Smithsonian in Washington, DC, He has appeared on NPR’s “From TheTop” Alexandre has performed at Columbia University’s Miller Theatre with the members of the Toradze piano studio, receiving high acclaim from the New York Times. In March 2006 he won the Indianapolis Matinee Musicale competition. Alexandre was “Artist in Residence in Polish Music” while he was a performance diploma student and associate piano instructor at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. His teachers include Evelyne Brancart, Edward Auer and George Vatchnadze. Currently, Alexandre is an Assistant Music Director at the St. Barnabas Church in Chicago as well as a piano Instructor at Ravinia Lawndale School and Lyriq School of Music. Recent highlights in Alexandre’s career include performance at the Chicago Cultural Center as part of the “Myra Hess” concert series, recital at the Beverly Arts Center and at the Chopin Theatre of Chicago, solo recital and a masterclass at the Chinese University of Hong Kong as well as solo piano recital at the Tbilisi State Conservatoire.


J. S Bach
English Suite No. 2 in A minor, BWV 807
Prelude
Allemande
Courante
Sarabande
Bourrée I
Bourrée II
Gigue

L. V Beethoven
Sonata in F minor, op. 57 “Appassionata”
Allegro assai
Andante con moto
Allegro ma non troppo – Presto

Intermission

Wendy Wan-Ki Lee
MACROMUSOPHAGY

Nikolai Medtner
Sonata Reminiscenza, Op. 38, No. 1

F. Chopin
Nocturne in F sharp minor, Op. 48, No. 2

Nocturne in D Flat Major Op 27, No. 2

Ballade no. 3 A flat major, Op 47