Inga Kashakashvili: Circle of Waltzes

When:
November 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
2018-11-17T19:00:00-06:00
2018-11-17T19:15:00-06:00
Where:
PianoForte Studios
1335 South Michigan Ave
Chicago
IL 60605
Inga Kashakashvili: Circle of Waltzes @ PianoForte Studios

Scott Joplin​ (1868-1917)
Bethena, A Concert Waltz

Muzio Clementi ​(1752-1832)
Waltz, Op. 38 No.9

Franz Schubert​ (1797-1828)
Waltz in B minor, No.6 D.145

Franz Liszt ​(1811-1886)
Valse Oubliee No.1 in F Minor

Claude Debussy​ (1862-1918)
La Plus Que Lente, L.121

Alexander Scriabin​ (1871-1915)
Waltz in A flat Major, Op.38

Valentin Silvestrov​ (1937-)
Two Waltzes

Vladimir Rebikov​ (1866-1925)
Waltz from “Yolka” The Christmas Tree

Erik Satie​ (1866-1925)
Waltz No. 2 “Son Binocle”

Sergei Prokofiev​ (1891-1953)
Waltz (Cinderella & Prince), from Cinderella, Op.102 No.1

Intermission

Richard Danielpour​ (1956-)
Waiting for Chopin

Frederic Chopin ​(1810-1849)
Waltz in A Minor, Op. 34 No.2

George Oakley ​(1979-)
Night Waltz

Arvo Part​ (1935-)
Ukuaru Valss

Dmitri Schostakovich​ (1906-1975)
Waltz – Joke

James Carlson ​(1946-)
Waltz

Hector Villa-Lobos ​(1887-1959)
Valse da Dor


Georgian born pianist ​Inga Kashakashvili ​is “a fine example of a world class performer at the top of her game” (Matt Warnock, Review.you). Acclaimed reviewers have praised her performance as “excellent” (​New York Concert Review​), “persuasive, authoritative—much to the delight of the audience” (Charles Adams, Hudson Falls). She has performed at major venues around the world, among them Carnegie Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Le Poisson Rouge, Steinway Hall, Merkin Hall at Kaufman Center, Lyric Opera (Chicago), Barbican Centre (London), Tradegar House (Newport, UK), Gewandhaus (Leipzig), Opera House and Tbilisi Center for Music and Culture (Georgia).

In October of 2018, NAXOS records will release a new CD album “Wanderer” worldwide, on which Ms. Kashakashvili plays a major role as a performer of recorded and premiered George Oakley’s ​Sonata for cello and piano​, ​Four Songs ​based on Shakespeare Sonnets for mezzo soprano and piano and ​Toccata ​for solo piano.

Ms. Kashakashvili is a prizewinner of numerous international competitions, including the Artists International Auditions and the Jacob Flier International Piano Competition in New York and the Newport International Competition for Young Pianists in Wales. She has participated in prestigious music festivals including the Fête de La Musique in conjunction with the French-American Piano Society and Steinway & Sons at Sofitel in New York, the United Sounds of America in Chicago, PianoSummer at New Paltz in New York, and the Leipzig Music Festival in Germany.

“I am very impressed with her passion for music, pianistic abilities and a tangible stage presence”, said Vladimir Feltsman. Eteri Andjaparidze writes, “Ms. Kashakashvili’s talent is truly unsurpassed as she equally awes both broad audiences and professional musicians.”

Ms. Kashakashvili’s teachers have included Nino Katamadze, Eteri Andjaparidze, Vladimir Feltsman. For more information, please visit www.ingakashakashvili.com.