The Art of the Piano: Victoria Korchinskaya-Kogan @ Gallery 345, Toronto [1 February]

The Art of the Piano: Victoria Korchinskaya-Kogan


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February
20:00 - 23:00

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Gallery 345
345 Sorauren Avenue #3, Toronto, Ontario M6R 2G5
Thursday February 1, 2018 at 8 pm
Tickets: $25/$10 (Student) (Cash only at the door)
Reserve tickets at [email protected]

Program

JOSEPH HAYDN, ANDANTE WITH VARIATIONS IN F MINOR

L. V. BEETHOVEN, SONATA NO. 30 OP. 109 IN E MAJOR
I. VIVACE, MA NON TROPPO
II. PRESTISSIMO
III. ANDANTE MOLTO CANTABILE ED ESPRESSIVO

ROBERT MUCZYNSKI, DESPERATE MEASURES (PAGANINI VARIATIONS)

INTERMISSION

PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY – MIKHAIL PLETNEV
Concert Suite from the Ballet “The Sleeping Beauty”
1. Prologue
2. Dance of Pages
3. Vision
4. Andante
5. Fairy of Silver
6. The Booted Tom-Cat and the White Cat
7. Gavotte
8. The Singing Canary
9. Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf
10. Adagio
11. Finale

Victoria Korchinskaya-Kogan
Praised as “an admirably gifted performer’’ by Yuri Temirkanov, “a pianist of great talent, having extraordinary skills and boundless musicality” by Mikhail Pletnev and a “true artist” by Yefim Bronfman, Victoria is the winner of The Stravinsky Piano Competition at the age of 13, Andorra Piano Competition, E-Piano Competition in Minneapolis and I International Piano Competition In Korea among others.

As a soloist, Victoria has performed with major orchestras in concert halls such as the Big Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, Concertgebouw, Koeln Philharmonic, Nuernberg Meistersinger Hall, Teatro di San Carlo in Naples, Salle Pleyel in Paris and concertized throughout Russia, USA, Canada, Germany, Italy, Austria, Spain, Netherlands, Turkey, Egypt, France, Azerbaijan and Korea under the baton of Mikhail Pletnev, Mark Gorenstein, Pavel Kogan, Arnold Katz, Nikolai Alekseev, Maxim Shostakovich, Vladimir Ziva, Alexander Vedernikov, Mark Russell Smith, Charles Ansbacher and Laurent Petitgirard.

Two recent recordings featuring Beethoven Piano Concertos by Victoria Korchinskaya-Kogan were released under Art Classic Company label and received critical acclaim for its distinguished imagination and stylistic precision.
Born in Moscow, 1978, the granddaughter of the famous violinists Leonid Kogan and Elizaveta Gilels, Victoria started to play the piano at the age of 5. One year later she debuted at the Small Hall of the Moscow Conservatory. Her mother Prof. Dr. Nina Kogan works at the Moscow Conservatory. Her uncle Pavel Kogan is a Russian violinist and conductor who currently leads the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra.

Victoria received her M.M. and D.M.A. from the Moscow Conservatory where she studied with Lev Vlassenko, Sergei Dorensky and Pavel Nersessian. Her masterclasses include study with Andreas Stayer, Dmitry Bashkirov, Claude Frank, William Nabore and Jose Feghali.

Victoria has been on the faculty of Moscow Conservatory since 2007 and Seokyeong University in Seoul since 2014. Victoria is also a frequent guest of famous international music festivals such as The Corinthian Summer Music Festival in Austria, Summit Music Festival, Mannes Keyboard Festival in the USA, the Musiktage Koblenz in Germany, Nuit Classiques de Ramatuelle and Nuits du Piano d’Erbalunga in France.
Her past performances include concerts in Moscow, St.Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Odessa, Baku, South Korea, Israel, USA, Japan and Argentina. After her 2017 arrival in Canada, Victoria performed the Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1 at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto with the Ontario Symphony Orchestra conducted by Maestro Sabatino Vacca.
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