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PianoFête Grand Finale

July 9 @ 7:30 pm

Vashon Center for the Arts is proud to introduce a new classical summer series – PianoFête – presenting four unique concert experiences featuring acclaimed pianists Vyacheslav Gryaznov, Katya Kramer-Lapin, and Konstantin Soukhovetski, with accompanying musicians from Vashon Maury Chamber Orchestra. Conceived and curated by artist-in-residence Vyacheslav Gryaznov, this series will be the first time VCA’s Katherine L White Hall will host two concert grand pianos on stage to accommodate the mastery of four hands playing compositions ranging from Rachmaninoff to Ravel.

July 9 Program Highlights | Day Four

PianoFête’s grand finale performance led by Vyacheslav Gryaznov with Katya Kramer-Lapin, Konstantin Soukhovetski, and Vashon Maury Chamber Orchestra members accompanying.

SURPRISE PROGRAM!

Vyacheslav Gryaznov – Russian concert pianist Vyacheslav Gryaznov, arranger and composer, is the author of more than 40 concert arrangements. He has gained a reputation as one of the most remarkable young arrangers working today. In 2014 Gryaznov signed a publishing contract with Schott Music, the youngest Russian in their history to do so. He graduated with honors from the Central Music School of the Moscow State Conservatory where he studied with Professor Manana Kandelaki. He proceeded with undergraduate studies at the Moscow Conservatory (class of Professor Yuri Slesarev), once again completing his degree with honors. He continued at the Moscow Conservatory as a postgraduate student and was on the teaching faculty of the Moscow Conservatory’s Piano Department. In 2018 he completed Yale University’s Artist Diploma program under the Yale School of Music’s Professor Boris Berman. He is an artist of the Moscow Philharmonic and is an Artist-in-Residence with The Drozdoff Society in the United States. PianoFête marks Slava’s fourth return to Vashon Center for the Arts.

Vashon Maury Chamber Orchestra musicians performing include: Danielle McCutcheon, Mary Walker, Jon Knudson, John Strader, Sarah Perlman, Gaye Detzer, Emily Harrington and Oscar Lopez on violin; Phyllis Kaiden, Heather Rhoads-Weaver and Elizabeth Whitman on viola; Annie Roberts, Carrie Van Buren, Kim Farrell, and Ursa Medeiros on cello; Frank Hosick on bass; and Janeen Bramwell on flute.

Saturday, July 9 at 7:30PM

– Come early for a PreShow Discussion at 7:15pm –

$35 Reserved
$30 Seniors
$28 Members
18 and under FREE

FêtePass for $75 (includes admission to all 4 concerts)

FêtePass only available for purchase via the VCA Box Office at 206.259.3007
Wednesday – Sunday: 12pm – 5pm

Masks required while not consuming concessions.
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PianoFête is made possible with generous support from Mary & Whit Carhart

Details

Date:
July 9
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Kay White Hall
19600 VASHON HIGHWAY SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Phone:
1 206 463 5131

Details

Date:
July 9
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Kay White Hall
19600 VASHON HIGHWAY SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
1 206 463 5131