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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Performance: Authur Greene @ Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center (SLC)


The 1978 Gina Bachauer International Artists Piano Competition Gold Medalist returns to Salt Lake City February 8th for a solo performance at the Jeanne Wagner Theater, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center at 7:30 PM.

Born in New York, Arthur Greene studied at Juilliard. Mr. Greene was a Gold Medal winner in the William Kapell and Gina Bachauer International Piano Competitions, and a top laureate at the Busoni International Competition. He performed the complete solo piano works of Johannes Brahms in a series of six programs in Boston, and recorded the Complete Etudes of Alexander Scriabin for Supraphon. He has performed the 10 Sonata Cycle of Alexander Scriabin in SofiaKievSalt Lake City, and other venues.  Mr. Greene has performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the San FranciscoUtah and National Symphonies, the Czech National Symphony, the Tokyo Symphony, the National Symphony of Ukraine. He has played recitals in Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, Moscow Rachmaninov Hall, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Lisbon Sao Paulo Opera House, Hong Kong City Hall and concert houses in Shanghai and Beijing. He has toured Japan 12 times. He was an Artistic Ambassador to Serbia, Kosovo, and Bosnia for the United States Information Agency.

Arthur Greene’s program will feature the works of Alexander Scribian accompanied by a visual presentation.  Mystic, visionary, virtuoso and composer, Scriabim dedicated his life to creating musical works, which would, as he believed, open the portals of the spiritual world.

Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915)

Sonata No. 1 in F Minor, op. 6
Allegro con fuoco

Sonata No. 3 in F-sharp Minor, op. 23
Presto con fuoco


Sonata No. 6, op. 62
Modéré – mystérieux, concentré

Fantasy in B Minor, op. 28

Six Preludes
G Major, op. 13, no. 3
F-sharp Minor, op. 15, no. 2
C Major, op. 17, no. 5
C Major, op. 35, no. 3
C Major, op. 48, no. 4
E-flat Major, op. 17, no. 2

Etude in D-sharp Minor, op. 8, no. 12

Tickets are available through Arttix.   Tickets $15 (Students $5) - http://www.arttix.org/ - (801) 355-ARTS.  For more information about Arthur Greene please visit www.bachauer.com.

Arthur Greene is available for interviews.  Please contact our office to arrange a time with him. 

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