SPC Piano Series - Marina Lomazov
MARINA LOMAZOV, piano
Date: Feb 23, 2018 Time: 7:30pm Admission: $10 at door (Students with ID free) SPC Music Center 6605 Fifth Ave. N., St. Pete, FL 33710
A Russian Kaleidoscope
Pictures at an Exhibition Modest Mussorgsky
Selections From The Seasons, op. 37a Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Etude op. 42, No. 5 Alexander Scriabin
Preludes Op.11, Nos. 1, 4, 10, 14
Variations, Op. 41 Nicolai Kapustin
Praised by critics as “a diva of the piano” (The Salt Lake City Tribune), “a mesmerizing risk-taker” (The Plain Dealer, Cleveland), and “simply spectacular” (Chicago International Music Foundation) Ukrainian-American pianist Marina Lomazov has established herself as one of the most passionate & charismatic performers on the concert scene today. Following prizes in the Cleveland International Piano Competition, William Kapell International Piano Competition, Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition, and Hilton Head International Piano Competition, Ms. Lomazov has given major debuts in New York (Weill-Carnegie Hall) Boston (Symphony Hall), Chicago (Dame Myra Hess Concert Series), Los Angeles (Museum of Art), Shanghai (City Theater) and Kiev (Kiev International Music Festival)
In recent seasons, Lomazov has performed extensively in China, South Africa, Italy, Spain, and in the United States. She is a frequent guest at music festivals in the U.S. and abroad, including Hamamatsu, Chautauqua, Brevard, Eastman, Perugia (Italy), Burgos (Spain), Sulzbach-Rosenberg (Germany) and Varna (Bulgaria), among others. She has recorded for the Albany, Centaur and Innova labels and American Record Guide praised her recent recording of piano works by Rodion Shchedrin for its “breathtaking virtuosity”.
Ms. Lomazov is Ira McKissick Koger Professor of Fine Arts at the University of South Carolina School of Music where she is Founder and Artistic Director of the Southeastern Piano Festival. Next year she will be joining the faculty of Eastman School of Music as professor of piano. She is a National Panelist for YoungArts, the only organization in the US that nominates U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts. Ms. Lomazov is a Steinway Artist.