Steinway Society the Bay Area – pianist Alexander Sinschuk

Alexander Sinchuk

Russian pianist Alexander Sinchuk will be the featured pianist in the March concert of Steinway Society — The Bay Area’s 25th Anniversary Season. The concert will be held Saturday March 21, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. at West Valley College in Saratoga. A pre-concert talk starts at 6:45 p.m. The artist will be available to meet the audience following the concert.

Born in the town of Nakhodka, Primorsky Krai in Russia, Sinchuk won First Prize at the 2008 International Rachmaninoff and 2012 International Horowitz Piano Competitions, and has performed all over the world giving recitals and maser classes, His performance at the 2011 Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow received critical acclaim in the New York Concert Review, which noted, “he hurled himself at the Prokofiev Seventh Sonata, Stalingrad as though he could see the carnage and smoking ruins in his mind’s eye.”

TICKETS/INFO: Single Tickets: $40-$60. Senior/Student Discounts Available. Student Rush $10, thirty minutes prior to performance.  www.steinwaysociety.com or 408-300-5635

PROGRAM:

Beethoven, Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57 (“Appassionata”) 

1.  Allegro assai

2.  Andante con moto

3.  Allegro ma non troppo—Presto

Schubert, Impromptu No. 3 in G-flat Major, D. 899 (Op. 90)

Liszt, Mephisto Waltz No. 1 (“The Dance in the Village Inn”), S. 514 

INTERMISSION 

Tchaikovsky-Pletnev, Suite from The Nutcracker 

Rachmaninoff, Six moments musicaux, Op. 16 

1.  B-flat Minor (Andantino)

2.  E-flat Minor (Allegretto)

3.  B Minor (Andante cantabile)

4.  E Minor (Presto)

5.  D-flat Major (Adagio sostenuto)

6.  C Major (Maestoso)

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