‘Brilliant Japanese pianist, Maki Sekiya, presents a recital that juxtaposes two Shostakovich piano sonatas with Russian contemporary pieces. ‘Yarilo’ by Moscow-trained composer, Nikolay Korndorf, is one of the great classics of Russian contemporary keyboard music. Maki will be joined for the pieces by Yusopova and Popoff, by the exceptional theremin player, Lydia Kavina, for an exclusive performance of this rarely played instrument.
Shostakovich: Piano Sonata No. 1
Iraida Yusopova: Kitezh-19
Nikolai Korndorf: Yarilo
Andrew Popoff: Wind from the East
Pavlenko: La musique a bis
Shostakovich: Piano Sonata No. 2.’ (PH)