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ANTON ZOTOV AND DIMITRI ZHGENTI

October 19, 2019 | 7:00PM

Tandem Hall - 808 Main St. Suite B, Vancouver, WA 98660

 SOLO PIANO

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Anton Zotov and Dimitri Zhgenti
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Dr. Anton Zotov is a Ukrainian born pianist with a wide range of experience in solo, collaborative and chamber music. He began his studies at the age of 6 under the guidance of award-winning teacher and mentor Maryna Matveyeva. He gave his first solo recital at the age of 8 and at the age of 12 debuted as a soloist for the Nikolaev State Orchestra of Folk Instruments. In 2009 Anton became a member of the renowned Alexander Toradze Piano Studio at Indiana University. Anton holds a Masters degree in piano performance and successfully completed his Doctoral studies in 2018 from Florida State University. In May of 2019, Anton was appointed as CCMTA’s Second Vice President and joins the music faculty at George Fox University in August 2019.

Born in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, Dimitri Zhgenti began studying at the age of 9 with Medea Javahia and later prominent Tbilisi State Conservatory professor, Rusudan Hodjava. In 2002 Dimitri moved to Vancouver, WA and studied with concert pianist and teacher Joanna Hodges. Mr. Zhgenti was accepted into the Toradze Piano Studio at Indiana University where he earned his Masters degree and studied under world renowned pianist Alexander Toradze and Senior Lecturer of Music Ketevan Badridze, then later with award- winning pianist Mark Westcott. Additional study included the SUNY New Paltz Piano Summer festival under the artistic direction of Vladimir Feltsman. Performances include a highly-successful 2015 debut with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.

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Program

FIRST HALF

Anton Zotov

Fantasie in C minor, K. 475

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)

Scherzo und Marsch, S. 177

Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)

Sonate Nr. 2 (1975) - Valentin Silvestrov (1937)

SECOND HALF

Dimitri Zhgenti

Sonata in C major, Hob. XVI/50

Joseph Haydn (1732 - 1809)

I. Allegro

II. Adagio

III. Allegro molto

Symphonic Etudes Op. 13

Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)

Featured Local Guest Artist

ANTON ZOTOV - ABSTRACT PHOTOGRAPHY

Featured Charity OrganizatioN

Compassion International

SCHEDULE:

6:15PM - DOORS OPEN

7:00PM - CONCERT (WITH 15 MINUTE INTERMISSION)

FOLLOWING CONCERT - OPEN TALK WITH ARTISTS/Q&A

Bar will open before the concert, intermission and following the concert with the selections of beers, wines, and cocktails, as well as tea and coffee.


SVETLANA SMOLINA

November 16, 2019 | 7:00PM

Tandem Hall - 808 Main St. Suite B, Vancouver, WA 98660

SOLO PIANO

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Svetlana Smolina
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Svetlana has performed with orchestras and in recitals worldwide. Notable appearances with orchestras include Mariinsky Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, New York Philharmonic at Avery Fisher, St.Petersburg Philharmonic, Orchestra National de France, Odessa and Nizhny Novgorod Philharmonic, Pittsburgh Symphony, New Florida Philharmonic, Shreveport Symphony, New York Chamber. A frequent guest at festivals worldwide, Ms. Smolina has performed at the Salzburg Festival, Hollywood Bowl, Ravinia Rising Stars, White Nights, Maggio Musicale, Mikkeli, Ruhr, Easter, Rotterdam Phillips Gergiev, International Gilmore, Settimane Musicali di Stresa, Michelangeli, Hennessy Artists Series at Hanoi Opera House, The Voice of Music in Upper Galilee,in Royal Covent Garden Opera, Mariinsky 3 Concert Hall, Tchaikovsky Moscow Conservatory, Mozarteum, Merkin Hall, Kravis Center, NJPAC, Gulbenkian Foundation, Grand Artists Series in Tel-Aviv, Academia Santa Cecilia in Rome.

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Program

FIRST HALF

"Widmung”

Robert Schumann (1810 – 1856)

Franz Liszt (1811 – 1886)                        

Liebestraum in A flat Major  No. 3

Franz Liszt

Scherzo No. 2 in B flat Minor Op. 36

Frederic Chopin (1810 – 1849)

Ballade No. 1 in G minor Op. 23

Frederic Chopin

"Concert Arabesque on the Beautiful

Johann Strauss (1825 – 1899)

“Blue Danube "

Adolf Schultz-Evler (1852 – 1905)

SECOND HALF

Concert Suite from the Ballet "Nutcracker "

Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840 – 1893)

Mikhail Pletnev (b. 1957)

5 Preludes, Op. 23 and Op. 32

Sergei Rachmaninoff  (1873 – 1943)

“Islamey”, Oriental Fantasy

Mily Balakirev (1837 – 1910) 

 

FEATURED LOCAL ARTIST

PETER SCHUTTE – photographer

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SCHEDULE:

6:15PM - DOORS OPEN

7:00PM - CONCERT (WITH 15 MINUTE INTERMISSION)

FOLLOWING CONCERT - OPEN TALK WITH ARTISTS/Q&A

Bar will open before the concert, intermission and following the concert with the selections of beers, wines, and cocktails, as well as tea and coffee.


Ketevan BadridzE AND

David Machavariani

January 18, 2020 | 7:00PM

Tandem Hall - 808 Main St. Suite B, Vancouver, WA 98660

PIANO/CELLO CHAMBER CONCERT

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Ketevan Badridze and David Machavariani
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Born in Tbilisi, Georgia, Ketevan Badridze is an award winning pianist. Since her first performance with an orchestra at the age of ten, Ketevan has appeared with Tbilisi Symphony, Georgian National Symphony and Chamber Orchestras, Yerevan Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra, and South Bend Symphony Orchestra. She is a seasoned performer of solo and chamber music in United States, Georgia, France, Austria, Holland, Italy and Germany. Her collaborations include performances with Lisa Batiashvili, Alexander Korsantia, Gregory Fulkerson as well as Euclid and Georgian National Quartets. Mrs. Badridze recorded Mozart Piano Concerto in C Minor with Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra. Most recent album features Violin and Piano works by Prokofiev with Violinist Jameson Cooper.

David Machavariani was born in 1962 in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia. His official musical training started at the age of eight in a special music school for gifted children in a Georgian capital Tbilisi. David debuted at the age of fourteen with the Georgian National Symphony, performing Haydn’s Concerto in C major. He continued his studies at the Tbilisi State Conservatory under the tutelage of Eldar Isakadze and Tamara Gabarashvili (both pupils of Mstislav Rostropovich), and earned his masters degree with highest distinction. Mr. Machavariani has performed in very prestigious venues such as Settimane Mussicaly di Stressain (Italy), Gilmore International Keyboard Festival in Kalamazoo (Michigan), Oxford, (England), at Santa Cecilia in Rome (Italy), and Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon (Portugal).             

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Program

FIRST HALF

Sonata in D Major K.311

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

I. Allegro con spirito

II. Andante con espressione

III. Allegro

3 Preludes from Op. 32

Sergei Rachmaninoff  ( 1873-1943)

G Major

B Minor

G Sharp Minor

3 Waltzes

Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)

A flat Major Op.34 No. 1

A Minor Op.34 No. 2

A Flat Major Op. 42

 

“L’isle joyeuse” (The Joyful Island), L.106

Claude Debussy (1862-1918)

SECOND HALF

Sonata for Cello and Piano in G Minor Op.19

Sergei Rachmaninoff 

I. Lento- Allegro Moderato

II. Allegro Scherzando

III. Andante

IV. Allegro mosso


Featured Local Artist

Anni Furniss - Painter


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SCHEDULE:

6:15PM - DOORS OPEN

7:00PM - CONCERT (WITH 15 MINUTE INTERMISSION)

FOLLOWING CONCERT - OPEN TALK WITH ARTISTS/Q&A

Bar will open before the concert, intermission and following the concert with the selections of beers, wines, and cocktails, as well as tea and coffee.


David Kalhous

February 29, 2020 | 7:00PM

Tandem Hall - 808 Main St. Suite B, Vancouver, WA 98660

SOLO PIANO

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David is increasingly gaining recognition and critical acclaim in the United States and Europe for his wide-ranging repertoire and adventurous programming spanning more than three centuries. He has appeared as a soloist with Prague Symphony Orchestra FOK, Prague Philharmonia, Israel Symphony Orchestra, Moravian Philharmonic, and Chamber Philharmonia Pardubice. As a recitalist and a chamber musician, he performed at the Prague Spring Festival, Gilmore Keyboard Festival, Czech Philharmonic Chamber Music Series, Czech Radio's Studio Live Rising Stars Series. In New York City, he appears at Bargemusic, Symphony Center, and Spectrum; in Chicago, at PianoForte Foundation and Constellation. Kalhous regularly performs, lectures, and teaches masterclasses at leading American, European, and Israeli universities and conservatories.  

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Program

FIRST HALF

Sonata in C Major, K. 159

Sonata in F minor, K. 519

Sonata in D minor. K. 517

Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757)


Selections from Játékok (Games)

György Kurtág (b. 1926)


Hommage à Domenico Scarlatti

Flowers we are… (in memoriam Árpád Illés)

Fanfares

Doina

The Little Squall (for Zoltán Kocsis)
Grassblades in memory of Klára Martyn

Les adieux (in Janáčeks Manier)


Po zarostlém chodníčku (On an Overgrown Path)

Leoš Janáček (1854-1928)

2. Lístek odvanutý (A blown-away leaf)
5. Štěbetaly jak laštovičky (They chattered like swallows)

4. Frýdecká panna Maria (The Madonna of Frýdek) 

10. Sýček neodletěl! (The barn owl has not flown away!)



Polonaise in F-sharp minor

Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)

SECOND HALF

Six Variations in F Major, Op. 34

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Sonata-Portrait for solo piano (2009)

Ladislav Kubík (1946-2017)

Ballade in F minor, Op. 52

Fryderyk Chopin

SCHEDULE:

6:15PM - DOORS OPEN

7:00PM - CONCERT (WITH 15 MINUTE INTERMISSION)

FOLLOWING CONCERT - OPEN TALK WITH ARTISTS/Q&A

Bar will open before the concert, intermission and following the concert with the selections of beers, wines, and cocktails, as well as tea and coffee.


Silviu Ciulei AND Jeffrey Brooks

April 4, 2020 | 7:00PM

Tandem Hall - 808 Main St. Suite B, Vancouver, WA 98660

GUITAR/CLARINET CHAMBER CONCERT

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Classical and flamenco guitarist Silviu Octavian Ciulei was born in Constanta, Romania.He began his musical studies at the early age of six and attended the High School of Arts, a Conservatory style school in Constanta. By age thirteen, he had won his first performance prize. Many awards soon followed including First Prizes in the National Music Olympics, and was First Prize Winner and Gold Medalist three times consecutively in the “George Georgescu” International Music Performance Competition.  He graduated at the top of his class and was selected to perform a Concerto with the Black Sea National Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2004, Silviu was awarded a Full International Scholarship to study guitar performance with Dr. William Yelverton at Middle Tennessee State University in the Nashville Music City area of Tennessee.

Dr. Jeffrey Brooks is a working clarinetist currently residing in Charlseton, SC. Beyond being a very active performer, Jeff will be joining the music faculty as the Assistant Professor of Clarinet at the University of New Mexico in the fall of 2019. As a concerto soloist, Jeff, has been heard on numerous occasions. He has presented scores of solo recitals, and has performed with the Seattle Symphony, Seattle Opera, Atlanta Symphony, Charleston Symphony, the Savannah Philharmonic, and many more symphonic organizations. In January 2018, he was a guest clinician at the annual Georgia Music Educators Association’s conference in Athens, GA. Jeff has recorded for the Naxos and New World Record labels, independently released two jazz CD's available on itunes.com, and recorded on Hollywood film soundtracks, video games, and commercials. In addition, he recently developed "Monsters of Clarinet", a classical and jazz crossover pops program for jazz quartet and symphony orchestra that is currently being marketed nationally.

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Program

FIRST HALF

Gymnopedie No. 1 (1888)

Éric Satie (1866-1925)

arr. Ciulei/ Brooks  

                                                                                                                                                                         

Corcovado – XII from Saudades do Brasil, Op 67 (1920)

Darius Milhaud (1892-1974)

arr. Ciulei/ Brooks


Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 (1947)

Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)

arr. Ciulei/ Brooks


Histoire du Tango (1986)

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)

arr. D. Varelas


Bordello 1900


Café 1930

Nightclub 1960


SECOND HALF

Sonata in A minor for Arpeggione and Piano(1824)

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

arr. Kirkbride/ Ciulei/ Brooks

Allegro moderato

Adagio

Allegretto



Featured Local Artist

John Furniss, The Blind Woodworker

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SCHEDULE:

6:15PM - DOORS OPEN

7:00PM - CONCERT (WITH 15 MINUTE INTERMISSION)

FOLLOWING CONCERT - OPEN TALK WITH ARTISTS/Q&A

Bar will open before the concert, intermission and following the concert with the selections of beers, wines, and cocktails, as well as tea and coffee.


Ketevan Kartvelishvili

May 16, 2020 | 7:00PM

Tandem Hall - 808 Main St Suite B, Vancouver, WA 98660

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Ketevan Kartvelishvili was born to a family of physicists in Tbilisi, Georgia. Her extraordinary talent was recognized at the age of five. When she was twelve, she made her debut performance with the Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra.

Ketevan has won first place in numerous International Competitions in the USA including: the William C. Byrd Young Artists International Piano Competition held in Flint, Michigan, 2011; the 36th Young Artists Piano Concerto Competition in Kankakee, Illinois, 2012; the Indianapolis Matinee Musicale Scholarship Competition, 2013; the Jacob Flier International Piano Competition in New Paltz, New York, 2013; and the American Protege International Concerto Competition in New York City, 2014. Ketevan was a finalist in the Professional Category at the Seattle International Piano Competition, Seattle, Washington, 2015.

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Program

FIRST HALF

Scherzo No. 1 Op. 20 in B minor

Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) 

Miroirs

Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937) 

No. 2 “Oiseaux Tristes” (sad birds) 

No. 3 “Une Barque sur L’Ocean” (Boat on the Ocean) 

SECOND HALF

Mephisto Waltz No. 1 S. 514

Franz Liszt (1811 -1886) 


“Pictures at an Exhibition”

Modest Mussorgsky (1839 - 1881) 

SCHEDULE:

6:15PM - DOORS OPEN

7:00PM - CONCERT (WITH 15 MINUTE INTERMISSION)

FOLLOWING CONCERT - OPEN TALK WITH ARTISTS/Q&A

Bar will open before the concert, intermission and following the concert with the selections of beers, wines, and cocktails, as well as tea and coffee.