Russian pianist Alexander Ghindin, Sep. 22 in Northbrook

The seriously good (!) Russian pianist Alexander Ghindin will be playing a concert in Northbrook on Sunday, September 22nd, organized by the Chicago Russian Salon. If you haven't heard Ghindin, here are some links:

http://www.alexanderghindin.com/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_NwyXCRM1c
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAwL2JPkZ2k

In the tradition of the Chicago Russian Salon, there will be a chance to participate in a short post-recital conversation with the pianist. The event is co-hosted by the ShaNet Art Company, which invites all those interested to an art auction and cocktail gathering party after the concert.

Program:

Vivaldi/Bach Organ concerto in D minor
(transcription for piano by William Murdock)
Rachmaninov - 6 moments musicaux, op. 16
***
Schubert-Liszt: Litania, Barcarolla, Doppelganger, Erlkonig
Brahms: 6 Hungarian Dances.

When and where:

Sunday, September 22nd, 6pm
Mission Hills Country Club
1677 W. Mission Hills Rd.,
Northbrook, Illinois 60062

Cost: $30 (at the door, cash only)
Free parking available around the building.

More about Alexander Ghindin:

Alexander Ghindin is the youngest-ever laureate at the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, the second-prize winner at the Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels, the first-prize winner at the Cleveland International Piano Competition and the International Piano Competition of Santa Catarina, Brazil. Ghindin has been unanimously acclaimed by critics and music lovers as one of the most talented and original pianists today. His highlights of the past seasons include performances with the Orchestra of the Konzerthaus Berlin, the Cleveland Orchestra, the London Philharmonia Orchestra, the Munich Philharmonic, the Orchestre National de Belgique, the Rotterdam Philharmonic, the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg, and the Israel National Orchestra, as well as with all the foremost orchestras of his native Russia.

This is going to be an amazing event! Spread the word. I've been to a few of the Chicago Russian Salon events, and they never disappoint. I hope you can all come.

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  • Karl F.

    I'm asking about the 5pm vs 6pm question right now; will post here when I hear something definite.

    September 24, 2013

  • Karl F.

    Hi, Debbie. I don't know about the 5pm vs 6pm, hmmmm. I was forwarded the announcement email by a friend, and just reformatted it for Meetup. I hadn't heard anything at all about being required to stay for dinner ... or are you referring to the cocktail party / auction thing afterwards?

    1 · September 18, 2013

  • Luciano L.

    So sorry to miss. I will be playing a concert at the same time in Hyde Park. Opera Gala Benefit w amazing singers! It's a shame the two concerts are happening at the same time.... Enjoy everyone!

    September 16, 2013

  • Debbie W.

    Just went on the Mission Hills Country Club website and it said that the concert was @5 p.m, not 6. Also, are you also "required" to have dinner at the Country club or can you just be there for the concert??

    September 15, 2013

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