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Mon, Mar 4, 2024
5:30 pm
- 8:00 pm

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Masterclass on March 4 is free, unticketed

On Monday, March 4 from 5:30-8 p.m. at Taplin Auditorium on the Princeton campus, Boris Petrushansky will work with young pianists from the Princeton University Music Department. The masterclass is free and open to the public and made possible by Legacy Arts International’s partnership with the Music Department at Princeton University.

 

Boris Petrushansky will also perform on Sunday, March 3 at 4 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Princeton, NJ. Altamura Legacy Concerts (ALC) presents master Russian pianist and Tchaikovsky Competition jury member Boris Petrushansky performing Mussorgsky’s iconic “Pictures at an Exhibition” paired with Schumann’s masterpiece Davidsbündlertänze, Op. 6. For more info and ticket pricing, visit the Legacy Concerts page http://www.legacyartsinternational.org/modals/legacy-concerts.html

Pianist Boris Petrushansky, regarded as an artist and professor with a historic teaching lineage. His highly creative originality and vivacious personality have garnered him awards and world-wide recognition. Born in 1949 in Moscow, Boris Petrushansky had among his teachers the eminent Heinrich Neuhaus (author of the iconic book The Art of Piano Playing). Boris is included in Neuhaus’ list of some of the greatest pianists of the twentieth century including Emil Gilels, Sviatoslav Richter, and Radu Lupu. A graduate of the Moscow Conservatory in 1975 from the studio of Lev Naumov, he had already distinguished himself in major international competitions, such as at Leeds in 1969, Munich in 1971, and Terni in 1975 (1st Prize). An immensely influential teacher from Italy’s Imola Piano Academy who has taught major competition winners from around the world, Petrushansky has also sat on prestigious juries including Tchaikovsky (Moscow), Chopin (Warsaw), Busoni  (Bolzano), “D. B. Viotti” (Vercelli), “A.Casagrande” (Terni), Leeds, etc. In addition to the Imola Academy, his teaching appointments include: 1975 to 1979 Moscow Conservatory and regular Master classes in the Royal Academy of Dublin, the Purcell School of London, Rowan University (New Jersey), Van Cliburn Institute of TCU (Texas), Summer Academy of Verbier (Switzerland) and in many cities of Italy and Japan.


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Pianist Boris Petrushansky, regarded as an artist and professor with a historic teaching lineage. His highly creative originality and vivacious personality have garnered him awards and world-wide recognition. Born in 1949 in Moscow, Boris Petrushansky had among his teachers the eminent Heinrich Neuhaus (author of the iconic book The Art of Piano Playing). Boris is included in Neuhaus’ list of some of the greatest pianists of the twentieth century including Emil Gilels, Sviatoslav Richter, and Radu Lupu. A graduate of the Moscow Conservatory in 1975 from the studio of Lev Naumov, he had already distinguished himself in major international competitions, such as at Leeds in 1969, Munich in 1971, and Terni in 1975 (1st Prize). An immensely influential teacher from Italy’s Imola Piano Academy who has taught major competition winners from around the world, Petrushansky has also sat on prestigious juries including Tchaikovsky (Moscow), Chopin (Warsaw), Busoni  (Bolzano), “D. B. Viotti” (Vercelli), “A.Casagrande” (Terni), Leeds, etc. In addition to the Imola Academy, his teaching appointments include: 1975 to 1979 Moscow Conservatory and regular Master classes in the Royal Academy of Dublin, the Purcell School of London, Rowan University (New Jersey), Van Cliburn Institute of TCU (Texas), Summer Academy of Verbier (Switzerland) and in many cities of Italy and Japan.


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