Musical Evening In Memory of Van Cliburn

WHEN: May 17, 2013, 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005)

ADMISSION: $20

Wine will be served.

Program:Marcin Koziak. Photo Piotr Markowski

  • Frédéric Chopin: Scherzo No.2 in B-flat minor
  • Frédéric Chopin: Polonaise in A-flat major
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff: Sonata No.2 in B-flat minor
  • Claude Debussy: Preludes, Book I
  • Karol Szymanowski: Mazurkas
  • Christopher Theofanidis: Birichino

Performer: Marcin Koziak – piano

Presentation by Sergey Kuznetsov, Professor of Piano at Lone Star College.

Young Polish pianist Marcin Koziak has been chosen to participate in Fourteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. He currently is a student at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth under the tutorship of Professor Tamas Ungar and the Academy of Music in Krakow.

Marcin Koziak was born in 1989 in Krakow, Poland, in a musical family. At the age of ten he won his first Poland-wide competition. He is a laureate of many Poland-wide and international competitions. Among his awards are: II prize at the 5th International Chopin Competition for Young Pianists in Narva (Estonia, 2004),  I prize at the 2nd International Chopin Competition for Young Pianists in Budapest (2006) and II prize and three additional prizes at the 7th International Competition for Young Pianists “Arthur Rubinstein in memoriam” in Bydgoszcz (Poland, 2007). Marcin has participated in numerous international festivals in Poland, Switzerland, France, Japan, China, and Italy.

For more information please call 713.395.3301 or e-mail OurTexasInc@gmail.com

Sponsors:

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This project is funded in part by a grant of the City of Houston through the Houston Art Alliance
Dr. Vernovskyfrost Prince and Princess Piotr Galitzine TMK

 

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