Those lucky enough to catch either of his two prior appearances here know what a treat this will be! This time he will perform Mozart, Beethoven, Schumann, and Liszt. "Mr. Yakushev can do just about anything he wants." (New York Times)
A native of Saint Petersburg, Russia, Ilya Yakushev has performed in various major venues worldwide, including Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and Sejong Performing Arts Center in Seoul, Korea. He has played with orchestras such as the BBC Concert Orchestra, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and the Rochester Philharmonic. Highlights of Yakushev's 2017-18 season include return appearances with the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Edmonton Symphony, Las Cruces Symphony, and Reading Symphony, as well as performances with Decatur Symphony and Johnstown Symphony. Yakushev attended the Rimsky-Korsakov College of Music in Saint Petersburg and the Mannes College of Music in New York City, where he studied with legendary pianist Vladimir Feltsman. The second volume of Yakushev's Prokofiev Sonatas CDs was released in January 2017, as well as an all-Russian repertoire album in September 2017.
Tickets: $45 in advance, $50 at the door. Student tickets available online.