Manhattan School of Music Piano Master Class: Mikhail Voskresensky
Tuesday January 23, 2024, 4:00 pm
130 Claremont Avenue
New York, New York 10027
“Mikhail Voskresensky proved an imposing, magnetic presence… passion, impétuosité, spontaneity and articulation marked this recital” – Los Angeles Times.
Famous Russian pianist, Mikhail Voskresensky for more than 60 years intensively continues to give concerts around the world. The top prize winner of Schumann international piano competition, Rio de Janeiro, Enescu in Bucharest and The First Van Cliburn competition, Voskresensky has captivated audience with his electrifying interpretations of the great piano literature of all styles.
Born in the city Berdyansk (Ukraine ), Voskresensky graduated from Moscow conservatory. His teachers were famous Lev Oborin (first prize winner of First Chopin Competition in Warsaw), Ilia Klyachko, Jacob Milstein, Boris Zemliansky and Leonid Roizman (organ).Voskresensky’s career began from performance of Chopin’s 2nd piano concerto in Warsaw with the Bolshoi theatre orchestra under the baton of Eugeny Svetlanov. In 1957 he played European premiere of Shostakovich Second concerto in Prague Spring Festival at the presence of composer himself, who gave him before several lessons personally.