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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

SUU Faculty Recital: Pianist Kirill Gliadkovsky (CC: OCt 4)

Benjamin Tyrrel
Marketing and Public Relations Manager
College of Performing and Visual Arts
Southern Utah University
Office: 435-865-8667
Cell: 435-238-0261

OCTOBER 4, 2010


WHAT: Faculty Piano Recital

WHO: Kirill Gliadkovsky: Faculty Piano Recital
Southern Utah University, Department of Music

WHEN: Monday, October 4, 2010

TIME: 7:30pm

WHERE: Thorley Recital Hall, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT

TICKETS: Phone: Arts Hotline: (435) 865-8800 or visit: www.suu.edu/arts

PRICES: Free and the General Public is encouraged to attend.

Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: Enjoy an evening of piano works celebrating the 200th anniversaries of great Romantic Virtuoso Composers. Assistant Professor of Music, Kirill Gliadkovsky, performs a piano recital featuring works from prominent Romantic composers, Frédéric Chopin, Robert Schumann and Franz Liszt. The recital begins at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, October 4, in SUU’s Thorley Recital Hall. Admission is free and the public is encouraged to attend.

Repertoire selections for the evening include Chopin's Military Polonaise and the Fantasie in F Minor which demonstrates "a great emotional peak in the piano repertory," Gliadkovsky remarks. Also included in the program are Schumann's Symphonic Etudes, considered one of the most difficult pieces in the repertory, which explores the new direction of technique and orchestral sound effect in piano music of the 19th century.

Born in Moscow, Russia, Kirill Gliadkovsky attended the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow, and earned both his Masters and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees at the University of Southern California. Since the age of six, Kirill Gliadkovsky has performed in some of the great concert halls of Russia, Italy, the United Kingdom, Poland, Mongolia, Canada, Japan, and the United States. Mr. Gliadkovsky has appeared on numerous live TV and radio programs and has recorded six CDs for Alexei Records and CMK Classic labels.

Enjoy an evening of virtuosic piano works, when Kirill Gliadkovsky performs an unforgettable evening of Romantic piano classics. For more information on the SUU College of Performing and Visual Arts events, please call the Arts Hotline at (435) 865-8800, or visit www.suu.edu/arts.

The Southern Utah University College of Performing and Visual Arts is comprised of nationally accredited departments of Art and Design, Music, Theatre Arts and Dance, as well as a graduate program in Arts Administration. The College offers 16 different degree areas, including liberal arts Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees; professional Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Fine Arts in art and theatre degrees; and a Master of Fine Arts in Arts Administration degree. More than 60 full- and part-time faculty and staff are engaged in teaching and mentoring over 550 majors in the College. Over 1100 students enroll each year in over 195 arts classes on the SUU campus. The College presents 100 performances, lectures, presentations, and exhibitions each year. The College’s affiliate organizations include the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery, American Folk Ballet, Utah Shakespearean Festival, the performance group Acclamation, and the SUU Ballroom Dance Company. For more information about the College of Performing and Visual Arts, contact the Office of the Dean at (435) 865-8561, or by e-mail at cpvamktg@suu.edu.

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