Pianist Asiya Korepanova at Russian Cultural Centre in Washington, DC
The Eurasia Center &
The Friendship Society of Washington, DC
Invite you and your friends to A Very Special Concert
ORGANIZED BY THE REPUBLIC OF TARTARSTAN
Asiya Korepanova, from Izhevsk, Udmurtia
Soloist of the Moscow Philharmonic Society Asiya Korepanova is one of the brightest Russian pianists of younger generation, an artist and a poet.
THIS TUESDAY, JANUARY 18th
7:00 p.m.-10 p.m.
At RUSSIAN CULTURAL CENTRE (Hosting the Event)
1825 Phelps Place, NW
Washington, DC 20008
Directions by car: visit www.mapquest.com press driving directions By metro: Dupont Circle - go north on Conn Ave. NW
past Florida Ave., three more blocks, take left on California St. NW, left on Phelps Pl. NW
This Concert is Free but you must RSVP to be placed on the Guest List
Space is Limited so RSVP as soon as possible
as only those on the Guest List will be able to Attend
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Concert will be followed by a Russian Reception with Russian hors d'oeuvres (Russian Cultural Centre)
Asiya Korepanova, born in Izhevsk, Udmurtia, near P.Tchaikovsky's birthplace in a family of professional musicians, she started playing piano at the age of four. She gave her first full philharmonic recital at the age of eight and at the same time appeared as a soloist with orchestra performing Mozart Eighth concerto with cadenza written by herself. During five years from 2001 to 2006, Asiya studied piano playing in the class of Professor Elisso Virssaladze in the Moscow State Chopin College and the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory. Graduated in 2009 she had been selected by the State commission as the best pianist-graduate of Conservatory for the performance with an orchestra in the Big Hall of the St.-Petersburg Philharmonic society.
Asiya became the prizewinner of numerous international piano competitions, the most significant of these being the"N.Rubinstein Piano Competition" (Paris 1997), the "Classical Heritage" Competition (1st prize in both piano and composition, Moscow 1998). She has been given The Russian Federation President Award for "Exceptional Achievement in the Arts" at the age of 12 (1997). Later her talent was marked by the "National Award" from the Republic of Udmurtia, the "Berliner Salon" Award (2003) and the most prestigious Russian prize for the encouragement of the achievements in art and literature "Triumph" (youth category, 2005). In 2009 she became an Honored Artist of her native Udmurtia Republic and soloist of Moscow Philharmonic Society.
Her enormous repertoire includes more than 45 concertos with orchestra including complete concertos of S.Prokofiev, L.Van Beethoven, I.Brahms, F.Liszt, F.Chopin and M.Ravel. In 1994 and 1998 Asiya published the first two collections of her combined poems and graphics. In 2007 she released a compilation of graphic, poetic and musical compositions. In 2010 autumn Asiya presented her new project with her own poetry and a water-colour to P.Tchaikovsky's 18 pieces op. 72, dedicated to the 170th anniversary from the date of composer's birth.She has made numerous recordings on television and radio. She also concertized with various symphony orchestras, in addition to playing solo recitals in major concert halls in Russian Federation, Germany, Austria, Greece, Spain, France, Luxembourg, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Israel, Kuwait, Syria, India, Great Britain and Australia.
Her performances invariably gain tremendous public success and brilliant critical responses.
The American-Eurasian Art Foundation strives to bring peoples of different nations together through the rich cultural plane that the arts and humanities have to offer. Our goal is to organize art exhibitions, performances, and cultural activities in order to educate the American and international audiences about the rich diversity of arts, ideas, and cultures that artists from other nations have to offer. This process will facilitate a greater communication through the arts, and unify countries and people in an atmosphere of greater understanding.
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