Classical pianist Vyacheslav Gryaznov is the author of more than 30 concert arrangements and transcriptions. His works have been performed by Boris Berezovsky, Alexander Ghindin, Nikita Mndoyants, Tomoharu Ushida, the Messiaen-Quartet, the Moscow State Chamber Choir, the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra, and by many other musicians and collectives. They are heard in concert halls all over the world, and are chosen for prestigious international music contests like the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow. He performed at Carnegie Hall as winner of the 2016 New York Concert Artists Worldwide Debut Audition and recently completed recording his first CD on the Steinway & Sons label.
By special arrangement, VCA is honored to welcome “Slava” Gryanznov to our stage for an invigorating program of Rachmaninoff, Debussy and Ravel. Slava will give a pre-concert lecture on the Rachmaninoff Six Moments Musicaux, Ravel Gaspard de la Nuit, and his own transcription of Debussy’s Afternoon of the Faun. The lecture is included in the ticket price.
First Half. Serge Rachmaninoff: Six Moments Musicaux Op. 16
Second Half. Claude Debussy: Prelude to the afternoon of a faun (solo piano transcription); Maurice Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit (Ondine, Gibet, and Scarbo)
Saturday February 2, 2019 | 6:45pm pre-concert Lecture | 7:30pm Concert
Advance Tickets: $10 Student, $28 Member, $30 Senior, $32 General
All tickets at the Door: $36